Granta 125 and 126

Granta 125 and 126

Granta 125: After the War and Granta 126: Do you Remember are two issues that you read, put away, mull over, revisit, make parts of it your own
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Siddharth Mukherjee, 27 April 2014

Siddharth Mukherjee, 27 April 2014

Last night I attended a public lecture at the India International Centre, New Delhi. It was delivered by Siddharth Mukherjee entitled “First they came for
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“Junior Premier League”, Joy Bhattacharjya

“Junior Premier League”, Joy Bhattacharjya

A slim novel for ten-year-olds. Written by Joy Bhattacharjya and his twelve-year-old son, Vivek. The story is about Sachin, Neel and a bunch of boys
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RIP Bindia Thapar

RIP Bindia Thapar

The first time I met Bindia was when I was curating Poster Women for Zubaan.  It was a visual mapping of the women’s movement in
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Sanjaya Baru, “The Accidental Prime Minister”

Sanjaya Baru, “The Accidental Prime Minister”

I never planned to write a book about my eventful time in the PMO as Dr Manmohan Singh’s media adviser from 2004 to 2008. That
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Kamila Shamsie, ” A God in Every Stone”

Kamila Shamsie, ” A God in Every Stone”

A God in Every Stone is Kamila Shamsie’s fifth novel.  It is set at the time of World War I and before the partition of the
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RIP Urs Widmer

RIP Urs Widmer

For there are a few stories that have been told for ever and — hardly altered at all — have been passed on through the
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Column on publishing and book news for the Hindu Literary Review

Column on publishing and book news for the Hindu Literary Review

I will be starting a monthly column from May 2014 with the Hindu Literary Review  on news, comments and information about publishing within India and
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Tara Dairman “All Four Stars”

Tara Dairman “All Four Stars”

Gladys Gatsby is an eleven year old who has been cooking gourmet dishes since she was five. Her parents have not a clue even when
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Cancer and literature for children and young adults

Cancer and literature for children and young adults

Seeing a child, even a teenager, ill has to be one of the most unpleasant experiences of life. Somehow the big C or cancer gets
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