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A former fashion designer who is based in New York, Stuart drew on his own experiences growing up gay for the story of young Shuggie.
Political scientist Prof. Niraja Gopal Jayal, chair of India’s richest literary prize for non-fiction, says accessibility for a broader audience is an important consideration.
The winner of the Rs15 lakh prize will be announced in early December.
"Here I had to be quiet and obedient. The furniture, the windows and the house repulsed me."
Bringing up children in a polarised world can be a challenge. These fun, thoughtful books could help.
The writer of ‘It’s All In Your Head, M’ is not sorry about writing the book, even if it comes at a personal cost.
Donald Trump, as bizarre and unpredictable as a satirical president, ushered us into a world where novels can't outstrip the weirdness of reality.
'Moustache' has been translated from Malayalam by Jayasree Kalathil.
While I read English fiction to become better at writing, the story-in-Hindi sucked me in, leaving no time to pay attention to specific phrases and sentences.
In the 13 years that we’ve lived in our house, our neighbours have remained just neighbours, nothing more, nothing less. For companionship, my Appa has his pigeons, hawks and crows.
An excerpt from 'Essential Items and Other Tales From a Land in Lockdown' by Udayan Mukherjee.
The writer-filmmaker on the inspiration behind ‘Hellfire’, a chilling book about the horrors of patriarchy.
Ferrante gifts her readers the place of an observer, offering an intimate view of a loneliness and frustration that so many of us are familiar with.
‘Book Masala’, begun over a meal of anda bhurji masala, has helped me find a book-championing family in Bengaluru.
‘These, Our Bodies, Possessed by Light’, Bhaskar’s debut novel, has been shortlisted for the JCB Prize for Literature.
The 2020 Nobel Prize for Literature was on Thursday awarded to the American poet Louise Glück “for her unmistakable poetic
People working in the field of mental health tell us about the books that struck a chord with them.
From ‘Ahimsa’ by Supriya Kelkar to ‘Being Gandhi’ by Paro Anand, here are 8 books children will both enjoy and learn from.
An excerpt from 'Superpower Showdown: How the Battle Between Trump and Xi Threatens a New Cold War' by Bob Davis and Lingling Wei.