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Now, over to a Slumtiger Millionaire

Khalid Mohamed reviews the so-so The White Tiger, is impressed by Zid Ki Jeet and thumbs up the golden oldie Indiscreet. Read More

Abdullah Khan of Patna Blues

Aparajita Krishna writes that the debut novel of the 49 year old author born in village Pandari, 40 Kms from Motihari in Bihar...

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Stories of women, by women rule the 2019 Women’s prize for fiction shortlist

This year’s Women’s Prize for fiction comprise of novels which talk about women in history from Pat Barker’s retelling of the...

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More Than 100 Authors Sign Greenpeace's Pledge for Free Speech and Forest Protection

More than 100 authors from around the world, including Nobel Prize winner John Maxwell Coetzee (Disgrace); writer and comedian Stephen Fry (More Fool Me); Man Booker Prize ...

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Arundhati Roy: Novelist With A Sting

Since the publication of her best-selling debut novel, Arundhati Roy has written often, using her pen as a weapon. But there is a reason why she is far more formidable as a...

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Books About Women Don’t Win Major Fiction Prizes. How Can We Change That?

Man, woman, cyborg — no matter what kind of writer you are, if you want to win a major literary award, there’s just one thing you have to do: Make sure your mai...

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Eleanor Catton sets up grant to give writers 'time to read'

Booker-winning author of The Luminaries uses New Zealand Post prize money to encourage ‘the first step’ to good writing Eleanor Catton, the youngest ever winner...

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