Booklists

9 Classics Written By Bengali Authors

Classics written by Bengali authors like Tagore and Ray have influenced and entertained generations of Indians. Here are 9 such books you must read.

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A Quartet Of Poems

A Quartet Of Poems

While these four poems aren’t connected by a common theme, they are all poignant and vivid in their message and the images they create.

How The Traditional Cookbook Evolved Into The Food Memoir

In this feature, Deya examines the rise of food memoirs and how they became written reminders of cuisines, places and experiences that are special.

Turning To Books In Search Of Happiness: An Experiment

Is happiness achievable or are we just running around in circles? Prasanna looks to books for answers and records her findings in this experiment.

Why George R.R. Martin Needs To Write The Winds Of Winter, But May Never

Most fans are eagerly awaiting The Winds Of Winter, book 6 of A Song Of Ice And Fire. Read to find out what may be preventing its release.

How Piracy Has Revolutionised The Publishing Industry

The debate whether piracy is wrong or right is going on for almost two decades. Whether you are for or against piracy, one thing is certain that piracy is all over the Internet and it is going to stay. This article discusses how piracy is impacting the lives of readers, writers, and publishers.

How Reading Into The Setting Enhances A Book

In this essay, Yash talks about how reading into the setting of a book gives him a better idea of the hidden histories that course beneath the story.

Pick Of The Week

Rehana Munir

Chosen Spirits by Samit Basu

Although Samit Basu’s Chosen Spirits is a dystopian novel, it could very well become our reality. Set in near-future New Delhi, technology has taken over our lives and our every waking moment is captured by data analysts and monetised.

Touching upon themes of social inequality, religious intolerance and the importance of standing up for what you believe, Chosen Spirits will show you the path we could be heading down if don’t act now.

Author Spotlight

Rehana Munir

Rehana Munir

Rhea has completed her Masters in English at SNDT Women’s University. Her key research interests are post-colonial studies, mainly focussing on women’s narratives and their experience of citizenship. Her other interests are Dalit literature in translation. She also sings in a choir.

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