Books  /  Published 18.09.20

Ken Follett on his sensational new prequel

A dramatically-shot video with an upright Ken Follett striding through cathedrals of humbling sizes, speaking about his latest offering The Evening and The Morning (Pan Macmillan India), welcomed some...
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Books  /  Published 14.09.20

Agatha Christie’s vicious villains

We bet you can’t guess the villain in this masterly, convention-breaking novel. As readers, our instincts are inclined towards trusting the narrator of the story. But, surprise, surprise! The se...
By Hia Datta in

Books  /  Published 12.09.20

Master of the Dahlniverse

The scariest villains Dahl’s superpowers and versatility in creating villainous characters have been discussed time and again. His villains aren’t always eerie monsters creeping out in th...
By Priyanka Roy (t2 intern) in

Books  /  Published 10.09.20

Another nomination comes Prajwal Parajuly’s way

Good news continues to arrive for Calcutta-based Nepali Indian author Prajwal Parajuly. Two weeks after the French translation of his 2013 novel Land Where I Flee was longlisted for the Emile Guimet P...
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Books  /  Published 09.09.20

Discussing all things Estuary

On August 29, Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet brought together two old allies of the festival for an engrossing conversation on their social media pages — author Perumal Murugan and T.M. Krishn...
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Books  /  Published 05.09.20

How Greg Heffley happened

Rowley has always been Greg’s sidekick whose character was never the hero who naughty kids would be inspired by. What led you to build him into a hero (literally!) and give him his own series? ...
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Books  /  Published 31.08.20

Emile Guimet longlist features Prajwal Parajuly

France’s Emile Guimet Prize is given every year to an Asian author whose book has been translated into French and this year, Calcutta’ Prajwal Parajuly is on the coveted list with his 2013...
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People  /  Published 29.08.20

No full stops

Checking of one’s privilege is an internal process, and very rarely is it pointed out successfully from the outside.  The concept of privilege can’t be simplified, the author feels, ...
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Books  /  Published 24.08.20

Hector Garcia on Seeking Ikigai

Back in 2017, a small 170-page book was released with a powder blue cover that had these beautiful cherry blossoms painted on it. I distinctly remember not thinking much about it till articles about t...
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Books  /  Published 29.07.20

Perumal Murugan and Nandini Krishnan on Estuary

Perumal Murugan, the sublime writer of fiction in Tamil and the creator of award-winning works like Poonachi (translated by N. Kalyan Raman) and Madhurobhagan (One Part Woman; translated by Aniruddhan...
By Shrestha Saha in


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