Books

Avijit Sarkar.Indian Link

Taking the easy road

March 23, 2017

New anthology of short stories by Avijit Sarkar examines nuances of behaviour within Australia’s Indian community, writes SALMA SHAH

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Immortal.Indian Link

An Indian eternal man and the philosopher’s stone quest

March 09, 2017

It’s a modern wrap for Hindu mythology in Krishna Udayansankar’s ‘Immortal’, writes VIKAS DATTA

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Written in the stars

March 09, 2017

Inspired by Hindu mythology, ‘The Star-Touched Queen’ is the first in a new series by New York Times bestselling author Roshani Chokshi, writes BEHESHTA WASSEH

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JLF Melbourne.Indian Link

JLF Conversations: On women, gender, travel and poetry

March 01, 2017

JLF comes to Melbourne and brings its unique and frank discussions on context, culture and history, writes APARNA ANANTHUNI

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Jaipur Literature Festival Melbourne.Indian Link

When literature celebrates our hyphenated selves

March 01, 2017

Literary worlds collide to ignite our transnational minds as the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival travels to Melbourne, writes DIPANJALI RAO

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Ira Mukhoty.Indian Link

Holier than thou? These Indian women shattered prevailing notions long before Western women’s emancipation

February 23, 2017

SAKET SUMAN reviews Ira Mukhoty’s ‘Heroines — Powerful Indian Women of Myth and History’

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The ghosts of a literary Indian hill-station that haunt the writers of the present

February 22, 2017

ARUP K CHATTERJEE of O.P. JINDAL GLOBAL UNIVERSITY explores the English literary traditions of The Doon in Uttarakhand

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Jhumpa Lahiri.Indian Link

Jhumpa Lahiri’s reflections on book covers leave many questions unanswered

February 16, 2017

Do you judge a book by its cover? Asks SAKET SUMAN

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Karan Johar’s memoir lays bare all; reflects Bollywood’s ambiguity

January 17, 2017

SAKET SUMAN on KJo’s new book ‘An Unsuitable Boy’

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An Era of Darkness.Indian Link

Of loot, massacres and exploitation: The legacy of the Raj

January 12, 2017

SAKET SUMAN reviews Shashi Tharoor’s new book, An Era of Darkness, based on his celebrated speech at an Oxford Union debate that went viral on the internet

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