Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet
West Bengal  /  Published 25.01.20

Sugata slams Republic Day guest choice

Narendra Modi should not have chosen controversial Brazilian president Jair Messias Bolsonaro as chief guest on an occasion like Republic Day, historian Sugata Bose said on Saturday.“Unless it is ou...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 04.02.19

My creed is that I don’t lie: Aatish Taseer

Right from his first book in 2009, New York-based author and journalist Aatish Taseer has been the toast of literary circles for his prose style, as much as he has been the subject of abuse for his co...
By Anannya Sarkar

Culture  /  Published 02.02.20

The relevance of King Lear in today’s world

At the discussion christened King Lear in 2020 as part of the Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet in association with The Telegraph held at the iconic Victoria Memorial Hall’s Western Quadrangle on Jan...
By Aniruddha Biswas

West Bengal  /  Published 25.01.20

Mridangam: the cowhide conundrum

T.M. Krishna problematises everything. Krishna, the redoubtable Carnatic classical vocalist and activist who is given to questioning every hierarchy, within music and outside, spoke about his new book...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 21.01.20

What awaits you at Kolkata Literary Meet 2020

Amitav Ghosh: Shadow Lines to Gun Island, Calcutta has always been at the heart of Ghosh’s novels, and equally, the city has always had the author in its heart. The Gem of Jodhpur Park speaks on the...
By The Telegraph


Books  /  Published 17.02.20

Keshava Guha takes on the dark side of life

Those familiar with Cole Porter’s tongue-in-cheek songwriting would know that his timeless hit Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall in Love), is a humorous love song a la Porter style, replete with sexual in...
By Anannya Sarkar in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 08.06.20

Future of literature fests

Freytag’s dramatic structure, if marked against the backdrop of our current state of being, would suggest that we are in the climax of our very own Shakespearean tragedy. We were ‘introduced’ to...
By Shrestha Saha


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