Kolkata Literary Meet
Books  /  Published 10.02.21

Remembering Gerald Durrell and his Corfu Trilogy

Gerald, or Jerry as she affectionately called him, went on after the war to collect animals for British zoos and also began writing. Breaking the popular misconception about My Family and Other Animal...
By Shrestha Saha

Calcutta  /  Published 01.02.21

Amitav Ghosh talks on Bon Bibi

A legend of the forest worshipped by Hindus and Muslims alike has been instrumental in not letting communal tension come to the forefront in the Sunderbans, feels the author who has introduced the leg...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.01.21

Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet inaugurated in Victoria Memorial Hall

By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 16.01.21

Queen of heart

Your Mistress of Spices has been made into a film and your other books have been adapted for plays. How do you feel when your book gets adapted to another form of art? I’m always excited in the...
By Shrestha Saha in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 15.01.21

Kolkata Literary Meet goes online

What: Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet, edition X When: January 29 to 31 Where: Live on your screens from Victoria Memorial Hall and various parts of the world Expect: To relive the days of Kolkata...
By The Telegraph


Culture  /  Published 04.02.20

So much more than the music

Bob Dylan — If Not For You, a connection between the city and Dylan Kindly speak like silence” is how the documentary made by Jaimin and Vineet Arora starts, picking up the line from...

Entertainment  /  Published 18.02.20

Ayushmann talks homosexuality and homophobia

With his latest release Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, Ayushmann Khurrana is not only seeking his eighth hit on the trot, but also looking to shatter taboos surrounding homosexuality. Recently, Ayushman...
By Priyanka Roy

Books  /  Published 17.02.20

Decoding manga comics

The words ‘manga’ and ‘literary meet’ are usually never uttered in the same sentence and that is exactly what piqued my curiosity when I got a chance to attend a session solely dedicated to ma...
By Ravjit Singh in Calcutta

People  /  Published 04.04.20

Shashi Tharoor on being a man of letters above everything else

Out of the barrage of blistering Tweets that Shashi Tharoor encounters on a daily basis, his son Ishaan calling him out “in front of the world” for being a “lackadaisical boomer” (in a Tweet d...
By Anannya Sarkar in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 02.02.19

Simon Sebag Montefiore doesn't serve history cold

Montefiore is a super prolific writer. He is also part of the UK power set with a Royal connection. His in-laws, the Palmer-Tomkinsons, are friends of Prince Charles — skiing companions according to...
By Upala Sen


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