Author Interview
Books  /  Published 27.04.19

Tishani Doshi on her literary journey

There is a lilting quality to your prose, reminiscent of poetry, especially when you draw upon metaphors. Is that conscious or is that the unconscious poet in you?I like language and I’m interested ...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 07.11.18

Anita Nair holds her breath when she writes

By Vedant Karia

Books  /  Published 18.04.19

Kanishk Tharoor opens up about his literary influences

We caught up with author Kanishk Tharoor right after his session with 2017 Pulitzer winner Colson Whitehead, at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2019, at the Diggi Palace. “Colson is somebody I admire...
By Ushnota Paul

Books  /  Published 07.12.19

Mythology on Christopher Doyle's mind

Christopher C. Doyle has carved a name for himself as the Indian equivalent of Dan Brown, a writer who creates thrillers based on Indian mythology. What sets him apart, perhaps, is that he is not look...
By Shrestha Saha in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 14.03.19

Don't follow the crowd: Writer Reni Eddo-Lodge

So why are you no longer talking about race with white people?Well, I think I tried to adequately explain my position in the book… beginning with the blog post that I wrote about five years ago.What...
By Ushnota Paul


Books  /  Published 19.01.19

The Grim Reapers

The Karni Bharni paintings from 18th and 19th century Jain manuscripts illustrate hell with its mindboggling variety of sufferings. Karni in Hindi means deed and bharni would translate as returns. The...
By Upala Sen

Books  /  Published 19.01.19

An eye on the world

The release of Gun Island, the new book by Amitav Ghosh, is still about five months away, but curiosity about it is already running high. His first work of fiction after The Ibis Trilogy, the last of ...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 04.05.19

Ira Mukhoty on retelling history the right way

Sit with author Ira Mukhoty for a few minutes, and you’re sure to get transported to another century, a different era. t2oS caught up with Ira for an exclusive chat during the Jaipur Literature Fest...
By Ushnota Paul

Books  /  Published 16.10.19

Sadia Abbas on all that led up to her debut fiction novel The Empty Room

The Empty Room by debut novelist Sadia Abbas takes you back to Pakistan in the ’70s in a lyrical manner, while holding your hand through a form of darkness that consumes you from inside. Abbas talks...
By Shrestha Saha


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