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Sayantan Ghosh
Sayantan GhoshAug 12, 2022 | 17:08
A Reading Diary: A year of magical reading

Alberto Manguel's A Reading Diary: A Year of Favourite Books is a library in prose form. A reader can stop at any of the numerous lists of books and authors catalogued here and simply search them on the internet to get immersed in a new world each time.

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Sayantan Ghosh
Sayantan GhoshAug 05, 2022 | 17:42
About small and large things

The recently Booker Prize-longlisted novel by acclaimed writer Claire Keegan, Small Things Like These, follows a busy coal merchant in an Irish village in the 1980s just before Christmas, who unwittingly discovers a young woman “locked in a convent coal shed, leaking milk and mourning the loss of her baby.” The economy and precision of this slim novel – which is truly monumental in scope – is startling

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