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Famous Five
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 31.12.21

Comforting texts: Times lost, lost times

Jack, the hero of J.K. Rowling’s delightful new fairy-tale, The Christmas Pig, depends on Dur Pig, aka DP — “a small toy pig made of the same material as a soft towel” &md...
By Samantak Das

World  /  Published 25.08.19

Royal Mint penny-pinches on Enid Blyton

The Royal Mint decided not to honour best-selling — indeed, best loved — author Enid Blyton with a commemorative coin last year because its advisory committee dismissed her as “a racist, sexist,...
By Amit Roy in London


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