Thursday, Aug 11, 2022

Krishna Sobti

Book Extract | Life Is Not A Straight Line: A Fresh Insight Into Krishna Sobti's Rich Oeuvre

Oct 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The book titled 'Krishna Sobti: A Counter Archive' is part of the ‘Writer in Context’ series which has been conceptualized to facilitate understanding of Indian writers from different languages.

Hindi Author Krishna Sobti Passes Away At 93

Jan 25, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The author breathed her last in a Delhi hospital this morning, where she was admitted for the last two months.

"Delhi has no culture"

The generation of immigrants born post-Independence never really got a full sense of the city they had moved to, and instead idealised their native villages.

Dark Coffee, Bitter Words

Mar 24, 2006 Krishna Sobti

Two faces on the adjoining table made me perk up. I sensed some unseen tension. Perhaps an estrangement and an effort to make it smooth?

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