Recommended Reading List

The sbcltr list of books that should be on your bookshelves this summer These are interesting times to live in and nothing is more proof of that than the literature that is being written and read worldwide. Ou... Read More...

Making Classical Indian Art Cool

These Facebook pages are familiarizing millennials with historical Indian Art through satire and wit, writes Neha Pant Many of us know very little of Indian Art but some Facebook pages are using unique ways to... Read More...

The Man Who Photographs Death

The Sleeping Beauty project is a collaboration between an Italian photographer and an Indian who photographs dead people in Varanasi and it is less macabre than it sounds, writes Alice Sharma Death is that tim... Read More...

Hanuman: Images Beyond Imagination

sbcltr recommends the exhibit at the IGNCA for its take on mythology Thirty three-year-old visual artist and filmmaker Charuvi Agrawal, in association with Indira Gandhi National Center for Arts (IGNCA) has or... Read More...

India’s First Bar On Cloud

Mihika Jindal, speaks to Prasanna Natarajan, the founder of HipBar—a cool new app that lets you pre-order drinks from your favourite bars Seen those Seagram’s Imperial Blue Music CD advertisements on televisio... Read More...

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...

A Complete Guide to Black Metal

Dhananjai Sinha, on how a music genre took on a religion through its elements of protest art There’s metal. And then there is black metal. In the universe I was growing up in as an unsure, inquisitive, bes... Read More...

Postcards from Peshawar, Pakistan

Mithila Mehta, in collaboration with, Humans of Peshawar, gives you a rarefied glimpse into the everyday life of Pakistanis So close, yet so mysterious. There is so much more to the country than what we see... Read More...