‘Four months after ban, Jharkhand finds nothing objectionable in Hansda Shekhar’s book on Adivasis.’ Click here to read the full article.
‘How Speaking Tiger is successfully reclaiming the business of printed books in an age dominated by digital.’ Article published in Fortune India Magazine, December 2017. Click here to read the article.
We are pleased to announce that Speaking Tiger author Easterine Kire has won the The Tata Literature Live! Book of the Year Award in the fiction category, for her book, Son of the Thundercloud.
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Easterine Kire’s Son of the Thundercloud and Sujit Saraf’s Harilal and Sons have been shortlisted for The Tata Literature Live! Book of the Year Award (Fiction). Click here to know more.
‘One must exercise the imagination to remember that a century ago this was a place of solitude, filled with the call of crickets and murmuring pines, and that a spy once lived here. He was a spy who had fallen in love with the land of his mission and remained its lifelong lover.’ Scroll carries an excerpt from Journey to Lhasa: The Diary of a Spy by Sarat Chandra Das.
Lone Fox Dancing, Ruskin Bond’s bestselling autobiography wins the 2017 Atta Galatta-Bangalore Literature Festival Prize for Best Non-Fiction (English). Click here to know more.
Book launch of ‘Upcountry Tales: Once Upon a Time in the Heart of India’ by Mark Tully. The book was launched on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 at India International Centre, New Delhi. The author was in conversation with Ira Pande, author and columnist. Sunit Tandon, theatre personality, did a dramatized reading from the book. Click here to view album.
‘We have seen terrible cruelty in our times…. Innocent men being killed as they go about their everyday affairs. Writers being killed because you don’t agree with what they write. These are frightening times’
Click here to read excerpts from the interview with Nayantara Sahgal.
‘When The Moon Shines By Day is a perturbing wake-up call of India’s transformation – “In 1975, we had a clear dictatorship. Today’s situation is worse because we’re under the guise of a democracy but the travesties are far worse – mob lynchings, murders in view of the police.’ Author Nayantara Sahgal discusses When the Moon Shines by Day with Githa Hariharan on Facebook. Click here.
‘What is projected today as Hinduism is a travesty of Hinduism. Hindutva is a distortion of Hinduism and that is what we are shrinking into; that’s what is taking place today,’ During a Facebook live chat with Githa Hariharan about her latest book, When the Moon Shines by Day, Nayantara Sehgal criticised the increasing intolerance and violence in the country. Click here.