Books  /  Published 11.07.20

Out of Asia: Kevin Kwan

Picturesque Capri comes alive, almost like a character in itself in the book and forms an ode to the island that has won the author’s heart over the years, where he has spent many a summer explo...
By Shrestha Saha in

Books  /  Published 16.06.20

A conversation with William Dalrymple

The reception of the book has been interesting. In the US, it has been read as a cautionary tale about Big Tech and Elon Musk’s ambition to colonise Mars, and in Britain, there has been a bit of sur...
By Anannya Sarkar in

Books  /  Published 14.06.20

What’s the ‘Shaadi Story’ going to be?

Indian weddings — from significance of rituals to flamboyance — was the topic of conversation at an edition of An Authors Afternoon hosted by Prabha Khaitan Foundation on Zoom app. The two people ...
By Shrestha Saha in

Entertainment  /  Published 06.06.20

A slice of her sky

Taika Waititi took home multiple Best Adapted Screenplay awards (including an Academy Award) for his comedy-drama Jojo Rabbit. The book that the screenplay was adapted from was Caging Skies (2008) by ...
By Shrestha Saha in

Culture  /  Published 03.06.20

Devdutt Pattanaik: The master story teller

It is heartening to hear the concern in Devdutt Pattanaik’s voice as he asks me about our well-being, before I can launch into my questions for him, two days after cyclone Amphan wreaked havoc in Be...
By Shrestha Saha in

World  /  Published 17.04.20

Atwood wins Booker with black writer

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo have both won this year’s Booker Prize, it was announced at a ceremony on Monday, after the judges for the literary award rebelled against its rules.“We wer...
By Alex Marshall and Alexandra Alter/ NYTNS in London

Books  /  Published 20.03.20

Author documents all that made Sridevi ‘eternal’

Two years back on a February morning, India woke up in utter shock to the death news of the silver screen megastar Sridevi. Even a day ago, social media was flooded with her pictures of attending a fa...
By Priyanka Roy (t2 intern) in

Culture  /  Published 23.02.20

Sudeep Nagarkar: Balancing fiction and reality

A teenager walks up to Sudeep Nagarkar with a big smile and a pile of his books stacked in her arms all the way up to her head, almost obstructing her view. Her smile deepens as her favourite author s...
By Hia Datta in

Books  /  Published 15.02.20

Vehement humorist

“But a childhood experience has taught him that loss is intrinsic to love, and Felix realises that he can only be truly happy if his wife is sleeping with another man.”...
By Shrestha Saha in

People  /  Published 13.02.20

Padma Shri winner, designer Wendell Rodricks dies

Internationally-acclaimed fashion designer Wendell Rodricks passed away at his home in Colvale village in Goa on Wednesday evening at the age of 59.Deputy Superintendent of Police (Mapusa) Gajanan Pra...
By PTI in Panaji


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