People  /  Published 08.09.22

12 reasons to read Deepti Naval’s memoir

1 You will, in the course of discovering her childhood, find a lot of yours, even if set in modern and contemporary India. The emotional connect within Indian families traverses through her different ...
By Jeena Mitra Banik

Events  /  Published 29.08.22

Surviving abuse with self-love as the antidote

Speaking about her experiences, Chatterjee stated that despite individual differences, she believes that everyone is united by the beauty of their imperfections. Society can only be more accepting of ...
By Udita Chakraborty

Books  /  Published 29.07.22

History as memoir

Book: The First World War — Adventures Of Nariman Karkaria: A Memoir Translator: Murali Ranganathan Publisher: HarperCollins Price: Rs. 599 Memoirs constitute an integral part of the hi...
By Argha Kr Banerjee

People  /  Published 20.07.22

A chat with Ayelet Tsabari, author of the memoir The Art of Leaving

Julie Banerjee Mehta is an author of Dance of Life and co-author of the bestselling biography Strongman: The Extraordinary Life of Hun Sen. She has a PhD in English and South Asian Studies from the Un...
By Julie Banerjee Mehta

Events  /  Published 19.07.22

I’ve somehow been able to let go of all things negative and treasure the beautiful: Onir

Onir addressed the issue of decriminalisation of homosexuality in India (2018) and how it has impacted the queer community. “The struggle today [for the queer community] is a lot similar to the ...
By Saurav Roy


Entertainment  /  Published 12.07.22

Deepti Naval on writing her memoir

Since we began with Rilke’s poem, I would like to end with one. Rilke says, ‘I prayed to rediscover my childhood, and it has come back, and I feel that it is just as difficult as it used t...
By Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 08.07.22

Ways of seeing

Book: The Beauty Of Dusk: On Vision Lost And Found Author: Frank Bruni Publisher: Avid Reader Price: $28 Whenever we wake up, aren’t things hazy for a few minutes? For some, it may take a c...
By Saurabh Sharma

News  /  Published 21.06.22

English translation of Manoranjan Byapari's autobiography to release on June 22

The English translation of the second volume of Bengali litterateur Manoranjan Byapari's acclaimed autobiography Itibritte Chandal Jivan will hit the stands on June 22. “How I Became a Writ...

Books  /  Published 03.06.22

Look back in wonder

Book: Letters to my father Author: Ruskin Bond Publisher: Rupa Price: Rs 195 Unlike what the title of the anthology might suggest, Letters to my Father is not entirely a collection of letters...
By Chandrima Das

Books  /  Published 27.05.22

Quiet reflections on the tidal wave

Book: Lost & Found: A Memoir Author: Kathryn Schulz Publisher: Picador Price: £14.99 In his essay, “Our Attitude Towards Death”, Sigmund Freud attributes “our current s...
By Uddalak Mukherjee


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