Aditya Mani Jha

OPEN TO OPINION

Writer works at Penguin Random House India. The views expressed here are his own.

ART & CULTURE

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How Charles Manson, leader of murderous '60s cult, influenced pop culture

It's interesting to see how certain books, films and songs shaped the serial killer and how he shaped some of them.

ART & CULTURE

 |   5-minute read

Sea Oak is another example of how TV shows are turning to literature

While Amazon debuted the TV adaptation of George Saunders' short story, Margaret Atwood's Alias Grace is being adapted as Netflix series.

VARIETY

 |   7-minute read

Laakhon Mein Ek is brilliant, but no genius takedown of IIT coaching nightmare

The Amazon Prime Original series is created by Biswa Kalyan Rath, a stand-up comedian who went to an IIT himself.

ART & CULTURE

 |   5-minute read

Why Kazuo Ishiguro deserves Nobel Prize in Literature

No other writer has done so much with so little by way of conventional authorial pyrotechnics.

VOICES

 |   5-minute read

IIT Kanpur needs to call out ragging and sexual abuse on campus

At least 22 second-year students verbally and sexually abused a group of juniors on campus earlier this month.

ART & CULTURE

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Why we need to read Vikram Seth

The author and poet is, above all, a humanist who places individual agency above established systems of collective behaviour.

ART & CULTURE

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Why The Man Booker Prize went to Marlon James

A Brief History of Seven Killings is a monstrously entertaining novel.

SPORTS

 |   4-minute read

Unruly Cuttack crowd shows a sad face of Indian cricket fans

For followers of the gentleman's game, the circus at the Barabati stadium came as a bit of a blast from the past.

ART & CULTURE

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ART & CULTURE

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