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A Pause in Berlin

Sanjay Sipahimalani

Amit Chaudhuri’s new novel is interested not in events but the interruptions

Jerry Pinto: Mumbai on His Mind

Jerry Pinto’s new novel is about urban adolescence in the eighties. He speaks to Open about the humiliations of college and the joys of language

Eternal City

A poetic battle to write and find love in a new place

Entwined Lives

Amit Majmudar’s new book fictionalises a comparative study of Gandhi and Jinnah

KR Meera: The Rebel’s Credo

KR Meera’s latest novel blends mythology and history. The Malayalam author tells Aditya Mani Jha about creating strong women characters and the lure of the Bible

‘Character means everything to me in my writing,’ says Monica Ali

Monica Ali’s new novel deals with love and betrayal, race and gender. She speaks to Nandini Nair about interrogating stereotypes

Isabel Allende: The Reckoning

Isabel Allende’s new novel is about a woman steeped in history

Pankaj Mishra : Polemist as Novelist

After two decades, Pankaj Mishra returns with a novel that chronicles rapid urbanisation in an unequal India. He speaks to Nandini Nair about today’s hollow men and class wars

The Door Closes

When you marry a narcissist

The Haunting of History

Mario Vargas Llosa’s new novel, set in 1950s Guatemala, is a warning for our times

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