New Books
People  /  Published 29.11.22

An excerpt from Ashok S. Ganguly’s ‘Afterness: Home and Away’

Of Calcutta in the 1970s with its unions, strikes and volatility...
By Ashok S. Ganguly

People  /  Published 28.11.22

Kolkata well-placed to tap emerging higher-end service sector opportunities: Saurav Jha

The author on his new book, the new normal, India’s geopolitical evolution, Kolkata’s economic potential and more...
By Vedant Karia

Lifestyle  /  Published 08.11.22

Why history matters: A look into Iffat Nawaz’s Shurjo’s clan

The author discusses her motivation, the country’s history, her hardships, and more in an interaction with The Telegraph...
By Sukanya Basu

People  /  Published 06.11.22

Missing in action: Celebrating Christopher Koch

The Australian novelist, who would have been 90 this year, has left a memorable oeuvre with war and Southeast Asia and the surrounding region at its centre...
By Julie Banerjee Mehta

Lifestyle  /  Published 05.11.22

Barry O’Brien shares excerpts from The Anglo-Indians: A Portrait Of A Community

'While those of other communities stayed home, the Anglo-Indian woman stepped out of hers with a handbag full of courage and a demeanour of confidence, to earn an honest living'...
By Barry O’Brien


Lifestyle  /  Published 05.11.22

Barry O’Brien pens a comprehensive account of Anglo-Indians in his debut non-fiction novel

'It (the book) covers politics, history, our culture; it’s about how the community has evolved from the pre-independent to the post-independence eras in India', says the author...
By Farah Khatoon

People  /  Published 04.11.22

Books give me the freedom to do anything that I want: Durjoy Datta

The ‘When I am With You’ author on writing novels, recreating romance, importance of childcare and the true meaning of ‘happily ever after’...
By Subhadrika Sen

Events  /  Published 03.11.22

Interactive session with Piyush Pandey to mark the launch of his book, Open House

Written in simple style, the book answers everyday questions that are either deemed unimportant or too sensitive to ask...
By The Telegraph

Lifestyle  /  Published 30.10.22

Hallelujah! for every leaf: Okri’s faith in nature has seized the imagination of the literary world

Nigerian-British author Ben Okri’s latest work could well be read by adults even though it is ostensibly a book on the environment for children...
By Julie Banerjee Mehta

Events  /  Published 19.10.22

Bengal Club’s Book Club digs deep into The story behind Land Where I Flee

Author Prajwal Parajuly was at the event as the guest of honour to celebrate and discuss his widely read work and debut novel...
By Sukanya Basu


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