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Amitabha Bagchi bags $25,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2019

Amitabha Bagchi, winner of the DSC Prize 2019, receives the trophy from Nepal Foreign Affairs Minister Pradeep Gyawali.

Urdu Mahabharata e-book in Rekhta’s virtual library

Urdu virtual library at www.Rekhta.org. Source: rekhta.orgIt's a virtual library where some 90,000 titles in Urdu -...

Adelaide’s Jaipur Literature Fest, 2019 was a star-studded affair

Source: Instagram/JLFLiterature Festival nuggetsScottish writer William Dalrymple traces his family back to Mughal...

Girish Karnad: A look back at the life of the legendary...

For 1980s' Indian kids, who tasted TV time with Malgudi Days, Girish Karnad's portrayal as Swami's stern father has remained an indelible memory. Equally...

Aaya re aaya, bookwallah aaya!

Four enterprising writers traverse Australia peddling treasures of Australian and Indian literature, writes JYOTI SHANKAR