Siddhartha Deb: Flying Mughals

Prathap Nair

He captures the real through the magical in his new novel

Anjana Appachana: Listening Again

Her first novel in more than two decades returns to homes filled with silences and secrets, disappointments and dreams. The novelist in conversation with

Ghost of the Past

A tale of how one horrific incident can echo through a life

The Opening Punch

Chaos unfurls when vendetta is ill conceived, and a bag of riches is to be found

Lands without Justice

A novel built on the history of hate

The Many Tongues of the Forest

Sheela Tomy’s novel tells the stories of the land and its people. She speaks to Open about bringing the Western Ghats alive in fiction

Kamila Shamsie: The Anatomy of a Friendship

In her new novel, Kamila Shamsie moves between Karachi of the late 1980s and London of today. She speaks to Open about how childhood bonds can fray and strengthen over time

A Pause in Berlin

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


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