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Groundbreaking self-portraits by women

Jennifer Higgie author of a new book about women's self-portraits to be published in March on female artists whose depictions of themselves helped secure their place in history The museums of the world are filled with paintings of women by…

A priceless collection

By Vishnu Makhijani Its an anthology that took 10 years to compile but that's not surprising given that it takes in 200 years of Indians writing prose and poetry in English and what emerges is a priceless collection of something that has…

The history of Indian tennis

The history of Indian tennis begins in the late 19th century, soon after it was established as a competitive sport in England. The sport quickly caught the imagination of the colonised just as much as it had of the colonisers. In those…

The art of writing contemporary fiction

Sikkim-born author Pankaj Giri, who began his writing career with a book review blog and after several years of honing his writing skills, wrote his debut solo novel The Fragile Thread of Hope, says readers are tired of the "bestselling…

Online abuse cannot be normalised: Zoya

By Siddhi Jain Director and producer Zoya Akhtar's success with titles like Made in Heaven, Luck by Chance, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and Gully Boy has not protected her from intense cyberbullying and trolling. Zoya recently shared her…

Logistics as Career Option

By Ranjan K Baruah We are publishing about an option which is yet to be popular in the region. Well, logistics is generally the detailed organization and implementation of a complex operation. In a general business sense, logistics is…

The artist who disdained stardom

By Vishnu Makhijani Soumitra Chatterjee, the doyen of Bengali cinema who passed away on November 15, 2020 aged 85, leaving behind an oeuvre of over 250 films — a staggering 14 of them directed by Satyajit Ray — five books, four poetry…

Greener, zero-waste weddings

By Siddhi Jain Sustainable weddings are in and small is the new big because a more thoughtful approach impacts the planet positively, says Ambika Gupta, a luxe event planner, known for creating transportive weddings for celebrities like…

A diabolical tale of betrayal

Originally written by Sahana Vijayakumar in Kannada in 2018, Kasheer: A Diabolical Betrayal of Kashmiri Hindus in its English translation brings forth to a larger audience the story of Kashmiri Hindus and the unfortunate mass exodus of the…

New Year reads from upcoming authors

From an in-depth read on ancient India's rich economic history, to a quirky look at the Indian 'arranged marriage drama', and two compelling thrillers written by forthcoming Indian writers, these books will have you turning pages from the…