Education  /  Published 25.01.22

Book Warmth

On the first Tuesday of the year, author and political activist Don Winslow tweeted a photograph of an avid reader’s dream library. Bathed in the buttery glow of three table lamps, almost every ...
By Kate Dwyer

Lifestyle  /  Published 25.01.22

Kolkata Literary Meet is back with four engaging online

Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet in association with The Telegraph had to be postponed this year for the cruel third wave but the team decided to not let the city miss out on its annual tryst with all...
By Shrestha Saha

Lifestyle  /  Published 24.01.22

All about Dava Shastri’s debut novel 'Last Day'

The premise of Kirthana Ramisetti’s debut novel Dava Shastri’s Last Day (Hachette India; Rs 699) had us soaring with expectations before the book even arrived at our table. The year is 204...
By Shrestha Saha

Places  /  Published 22.01.22

Enid Blyton to Bankim, he gave me the greatest gift of all

A few days later, a tiny article on an inside page of The Telegraph read: “Dilip Kr. Banerjee, owner of Banerjee Publishing, dies at 92”.  I sat in silence for a while as a tear roll...
By Ritisha Mitra

Opinion  /  Published 22.01.22

Teach the children well

Primary schools have traditionally focused on teaching young students social skills, the alphabet and simple language, and basic math. In France, they might soon add a new element to the curriculum: i...
By The Editorial Board


News  /  Published 21.01.22

New Town Book Fair to kick off from January 28

The City Square, surrounding the Clock Tower, in New Town (in picture above) is getting ready to host the New Town Book Fair that will start from January 28. The eighth edition of the fair will be in...
By Our Special Correspondent in Salt Lake

Lifestyle  /  Published 21.01.22

Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival kicks off today

The annual Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2022 kicks off today and will go on till January 23 in its first virtual avatar. The festival also aims to kick off the centenary celebrations of one of In...
By Shrestha Saha

Lifestyle  /  Published 21.01.22

Nirmala Kurien curates ‘The Utterly Butterly Milkman’

With essays and recollections from D.V. Ghanekar, managing director of Kolhapur Milk Producers Union to his nieces Anita and Elen to whom he was ‘Jolly Apaccha’, this book is a wonderful t...
By Shrestha Saha

People  /  Published 19.01.22

Remembering a legend: Suman Ghosh’s memoir 'Soumitra Chatterjee: A Film-Maker Remembers'

Soumitra Chatterjee is a legend. Even after a year of his passing, there has been no let-up of the tributes that continue to pour in. Soumitra Chatterjee had captured the imagination of the people of ...

People  /  Published 19.01.22

Ramesh Venkateswaran jots down points to stay positive in such uncertain times

Having recently written a guide or roadmap to success, my single-most important  recommendation for the coming days of uncertainty would be to take care of yourself. In the pressure to manage man...
By Ramesh Venkateswaran


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