Nagarkar’s long-necked grazing on the fields of literature, films, food and his gift for friendship
In this week's diary, a playwright and writer talks about her visit to Tarragona.
You will, woncha? By mid-October? While the goddess is straw still?.... Oh, but to count the bellows of the...
The situation. The scenarios. The choices.
It would be nice to know whom to praise for this elegant and thoughtfully designed volume
A gritty docu-style look at the lives of young people, but what is rendered visible is, strangely, a void
Jewel-bright descriptions, careful plots and compassionate prose from one of India’s most graceful voices
A novel set in India that has the hallmarks of what I would call the Indian Wedding Rock Opera genre.
Using homespun wit and unpretentious language, this little book manages to beam out a more robust message...
The raised-as-American Giridharadas has a steady eye, but his set-pieces are a patchwork in a big book
Much ado about whacking a sphere about—religiously
It’s hard to believe this collection of stories about meek wives and self-effacing widows comes from such a...
Gigantism bereft of the artist’s touch marks Kapoor’s creations
Nothing hits home better than sharp wit. The comic strip is an illustrative example.
The more we try to approach the person whose name is on the cover, the less we understand of her interior...
Can you really express your conviction through your confection?
Thapa has a light touch and maintains an admirable balance between telling a story and making socio-cultural...
This novel’s self-flagellating neurosis points at our true distress, but its tone is marred by a cold stream
Autobiography masquerades as novel in a tale of vicious dysfunction overcome by resoluteness of spirit
Sister Jesme writes in an intense, informal voice, as if she were standing in the room, haranguing the reader