Chinese Puzzles

Author Qiu Xiaolong's 'Inspector Chen' gives readers an insight into modern China, writes VIKAS DATTA

Sydney Writers’ Festival events with Indian links

Want to check out SWF but don’t know what to see? Our top writers’ fest events with links to the subcontinent

Indian Link’s Top 5 Free Events at Sydney Writers’ Festival

Want to check out SWF but low on funds? Our top five free events will keep you in the literary loop

Tamil books at your local library

Greater Dandenong Libraries recently launched a Tamil collection. DIPANJALI RAO reports

The Mumbai Mafia

The seedy underworld of India’s financial and entertainment capital has provided fodder for a plethora of books, writes CHITRA SUDARSHAN

India's World Cup story

What will that final chapter look like? Asks SIRSHENDU PANTH

Literary women

To mark International Women's Day, we present 10 outstanding women-centric reads. By KIRA SPUCYS-TAHAR

A fresh look at gender identity

Author Christos Tsiolkas questions, mocks and helps society fight the status quo, writes RAKA SARKHEL

New Punjabi collection at Springvale

The Greater Dandenong Libraries launch their first ever Punjabi collection at Springvale Library. DIPANJALI RAO reports

Reviving the classics

Tamil classics are being brought to life for a new generation of readers, writes CHITRA SUDARSHAN