OCTAVIO PAZ IN INDIA

Manan Kapoor, on the immense reality of India through the eyes of the Mexican writer and why it is relevant to re-look at ourselves through the vantage point of this outsider Nineteen years ago, Mexican author... 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 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...

Hipstory: World Leaders Reimagined

Illustrator Amit Shimoni reimagines some of the world leaders as hipsters, accompanied by biographies written by Stephen Ellock The illustrations will be published as a bound set of 20 postcards by Lau... 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...

One Indian Girl

Writer Paromita Bardoloi on reading Chetan Bhagat’s disappointing new novel. On an interview with Indu Mirani, Raveena Tandon called Mohra, a woman centric film. My mind flashed parts of the song ‘Tu cheez bad... Read More...

The World’s Oldest Library

This Library was founded by a woman and now for the first time in history, it will open its doors to the general public Twelve centuries ago, Fatima al-Fihri , a Qarawiyyin (present day Tunisia) inherited her ... Read More...

Recommended Reading

sbcltr recommends the books to read right now Summer is for the brave hearts and we are not them. If you’re like us, you’ll spend most of your time admiring the glorious clear views and enjoying the bounty of ... Read More...

Lonely Hearts Club

Our cultural shifts and preoccupations as reflected in the evolution of the novel “I was that girl. The one that carried a book everywhere. Then I started working. Now I’ve had the same book in my bag for alm... Read More...

Recommended Reading

5 books that are as real as they are brilliant A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James This one is for all the music enthusiasts. The book, which also won the Man Booker Prize last year tells the ... Read More...