Aussie Richard Flanagan beats out Neel Mukherjee for 2014 Man Booker prize

Aussie Richard Flanagan triumphs with a novel about love and war

Kipling's magical poetry

VIKAS DATTA explores the famed author’s works of soldiers, monarchs and revenue-raising

Delicious news for Indian chocolate lovers

A new contest in India celebrates the golden jubilee of Roald Dahl's classic

The eternal war within

M.R. NARAYAN SWAMY reviews a new book that explores Sri Lanka’s continuing turmoil

Reimagining India

A new essay collection explores the growth and potential of the world’s largest democracy, writes KIRA SPUCYS-TAHAR

Lessons from the Master

Perth author Vidagdha Bennett is set to release a new book about the golden days of Sri Chinmoy, writes GRAHAK CUNNINGHAM

A tale of two cities

The city formerly known as Madras is traditional yet thirsting for change. Chennai remains a place of contradictions, writes CHITRA SUDARSHAN

Taming demons

Passion Flower: Seven Stories of Derangement is a meeting with the darker side of human kind, writes SHILPA RAINA

The human condition in the Internet age

We might be robots, but robots have feelings too. SALMA SHAH reviews a newly released collection of short stories.

Capital growth

Check out this list of fascinating books that paint a picture of Delhi through the ages, by CHITRA SUDARSHAN