The virus seems to be both a literary and scientific disaster which we need to re-read and invent in the years to come.
Nations may boast good economics, but if the citizenry hasn’t found its artistic calling, they are incomplete.
These should be read by everyone who cares about literature.
Few have read classics beyond the compulsory reading at schools. Almost none can recite a major poem or quote from a classic play.
Imagine Mussoorie without its legendary Cambridge Book Depot where Ruskin Bond still drops by to sign books.
| Shorts In The Dark | 4-minute read
Erratic phone signals, no broadband — one enters the Ziro bubble for four days and forgets about the world.
In the garb of fantasy, the series also explored other genres of horror, romance, thriller and adventure.
My college students do not know how to read a book. They insist on a summary or ask for power points.
| Rough Cut | 8-minute read
Amitabha Bagchi's new book Half the Night is Gone chronicles the rise of Delhi and its many cultures.
The degree of exchange between literature and cinema is on the cusp of change.