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...
By Shrestha Saha in

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 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...
By Shrestha Saha in

Science Tech  /  Published 30.08.20

A bookshelf called iCloud

I have registered my BSNL mobile number with the do-not-disturb (DND) registry, but I continue to get unwanted messages from marketers. Prasun Sarkar To stop getting unwanted commercial messages on ...
By Surit Doss in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.20

Going the extra mile, with books and pills

Malda’s Alam and Nasrin also started free health camps  for needy families during the pandemic for the same reason. “Healthcare for the poor gets hit the hardest when there’s a ...
By Binita Paul, Soumya De Sarkar in Malda, Siliguri

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...
By Anannya Sarkar in

Books  /  Published 24.08.20

Disrupting entertainment one fiction piece at a time

The leading global, storytelling community-building platform Wattpad proved to be a safe haven for many during the lockdown period. Democratising the publishing industry, Wattpad operates in all the c...
By Shrestha Saha in

Books  /  Published 16.08.20

Peek into these bookshelves

Paro Anand, who has many children’s and young adult’s books to her credit like I’m Not Butter Chicken, The Tree with a Travelling Heart and Like Smoke: 20 Teens 20 Stories considers ...
By Priyanka Roy (t2 intern) in

Books  /  Published 13.08.20

Classics that redefine freedom

The year 2020 has increasingly been about an ever-growing list of sacrificed freedoms, to fight a pandemic. And much like every other privilege or lack thereof, these sacrifices have been subjective. ...
By Shrestha Saha in

Books  /  Published 13.08.20

Nine books fresh off the press

Different readers, different reading styles — we absolutely agree. While some love to deep dive into old classics, revisiting moments that have absolutely kneaded their insides, some never look ...
By Shrestha Saha in


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