Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet
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

People  /  Published 08.02.20

A sensory aesthete

Joanne Harris is a writer firm in her resolve to write what she wants, that may or may not be specific to any genre, and without pandering to bestseller norms. Yet her novels have consistently made it...
By Anannya Sarkar

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


Books  /  Published 23.01.19

Into the world of Markus Zusak

He believes that writing Bridge of Clay (2018) almost killed him and the multitude of colours present in his books is because he loves “seeing” things around him. Markus Zusak, the award-winning A...
By Shrestha Saha

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.19

Joanne Harris to inaugurate KLM 2020

The one event that ushers in the New Year for Calcutta with much aplomb is The Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet in association with Victoria Memorial Hall and The Telegraph. This New Year will be no d...
By Shrestha Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.20

Dalit girl who came out of caste closet

Victoria Memorial: Dalit PhD scholar Rohith Vemula’s suicide in 2016 had spurred another student in faraway US to do what she had thought was beyond her — tell the world that she was a Dalit.Yashi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 04.02.20

Ruskin Bond, Soumitra Ray: Songs of nature

There has been a longstanding relationship between nature and literature, with authors managing to transport a reader from the inescapable traffic of the city to the serene calmness of lush meadows th...
By Vedant Karia

Books  /  Published 02.02.20

An engaging chat on women’s safety

Debut novelist Damyanti Biswas is not as concerned about her tag as a writer as she is about the strong purpose behind her writing, which is to make her voice heard about the injustices and violence a...
By Priyanka Roy


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