Hyderabad’s Human Library

This ingenious project celebrates knowledge sharing and treats human beings as books, you can even borrow one for 20-30 minutes for an interactive 'reading' experience, writes Alice Sharma In what can be seen ... Read More...

The Sbcltr Guide to Graphic Novels

A list of novels to initiate you into the popular literary genre  The term graphic novel has garnered much press in the literary world, after the release of cult classics such as Fun Home, Persepolis and Maus,... Read More...

A Somalian In Delhi

The Horizon is an Imaginary Line, is a semi-fictional graphic novel that attempts to illustrate accounts of a young refugee woman in India, writes Neha Pant If there is something that you must read this month,... Read More...

The Return of The Book

The world is witnessing a book renaissance and it is not going to die out any time soon, writes Sumir Chandan For years now, industry insiders have been bemoaning the printing apocalypse, but real-tangible boo... Read More...

Nationalism In India

On the eve of the 68th Republic Day, sbcltr revisits Rabindranath Tagore’s essay on the subject in order to bring out some excerpts that will help you reflect on the idea of patriotism I am not against one nat... Read More...

Satire At Its Best: Angry Maushi

Alice Sharma speaks to Abhijit Kini, the creator of Angry Maushi—a boisterous gun-toting aunty who is fast gaining mass popularity in the country. This comic book heroine does not have luscious hair flying beh... Read More...

Reviving Urdu: Khwaab Tanha Collective

sbcltr speaks to Shiraz Hussain, the man who is single-handedly reviving the love for Urdu literature in the country Thirty-year-old, New Delhi based artist and teacher, Shiraz Hussain, has been trying to popu... Read More...

Murdering Elena Ferrante

Radhika Gulab writes on anonymity being an act of defiance and how Claudio Gatti is responsible for the death of the beloved author in his mean spirited attempt to assert masculine power. The last couple of we... Read More...