January 28, 2012
Renowned litterateur Sukumar Azhikode was a conscience keeper of sorts in Kerala. Through his writings, he strove to bring Malayalam literature on a par with global standards. He will be remembere...
January 20, 2012
Writer M. Mukundan talks about the two places — Mahe and Delhi — that sculpted his literature
January 18, 2012
The Thakazhi Samaraka Samithy will be celebrating the birth centenary of master storyteller and Jnanpith laureate Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai with a slew of programmes in the district from January-...
November 8, 2011
Eminent writer M.T. Vasudevan Nair, popularly known as MT, has been chosen for the Ezhuthachan Award, the highest literary prize instituted by the Kerala government.
Announcing the award...
October 19, 2011
Known for ushering in a whiff of modernism in Malayalam novels in the 1960s, novelist George Varghese Kakkanadan, who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 76, was a great storyteller who charmed...
October 14, 2011
Satchidanandan stresses need for more translations
August 1, 2011
Gita Darsanam: C. Radhakrishnan; Published by Hi-tech books, Azad Road, Kochi – 17. Price: Rs.290. »
June 28, 2011
Ponkunnam Varkey was a crusader in Malayalam literature who never betrayed his conscience by succumbing to the pressures of mainstream society, according to poet D. Vinayachandran.He was in...
May 10, 2011
KATHAKAL: Indu Menon; DC Books, DC Kizhakemuri Edam, Good Shepherd Street, Kottayam 686001. Rs. 140. »
February 22, 2011
Vellakaduva: Translation of Aravind Adiga's White Tiger by M.S. Nair: DC Books, DC Kizhakemuri Edam, Good Shepherd Street, Kottayam-686001. Rs. 150. »
January 26, 2012
Though not a prolific writer, Prabhakaran has earned a place for himself because of his significant contribution to what is dubiously labelled the ‘post-modernist' Malayalam literature. A writer w...
January 19, 2012
Thakazhi Samaraka Samithi will be celebrating the birth centenary of the story-teller and Jnanpith laureate, late Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai with a slew of programmes in the district from the end...
January 9, 2012
AKSHARASLOKA RASIKARANJINI: G. Kamalamma; Rainbow Books, Chengannur-689124. Rs. 95. »
October 31, 2011
VAZHIKÂTTI: Translation of R.K. Narayan's The Guide; Translation by Sachidanandan Puzhankara; DC Books, DC Kizhakemuri Edam, Good Shepherd Street, Kottayam-686001. Rs. 125.
October 18, 2011
In what is slated to be Sahitya Akademi’s biggest translation project, India’s National Academy of Letters has decided to translate Malayalam book, Brahmarshi Sree Narayana Guru, authored b...
October 11, 2011
NJAN VIVAHAM KAZHICHATHU ORU SAKHAVINE: Translation of Philip Roth's novel I Married A Communist by Johny M.L.; DC Books, DC Kizhakemuri Edam, Good Shepherd Street, Kottayam-686001. Rs. 175. »
July 27, 2011
So when the opportunity to work on a translation came her way, she did not think twice before she replied in the affirmative. Before long, she found herself delving into the cadence and rhythm of Thakazhi's characters and their lives.
May 24, 2011
LOKOTHARA KATHAKAL: Stories of Virginia Woolf; Translated by V. Radhamani Kunjamma; DC Books, DC Kizhakemuri Edam, Good Shepherd Street, Kottayam-686001. Rs. 75.
March 15, 2011
C. Kesavan (1891-1969), one of the best known leaders of Travancore State Congress who agitated for a “responsible government,” was a great social reformer. He tirelessly fought for the...
February 8, 2011
GUANTANAMO: Dorothea Dieckman; Translated by V.K. Sharafudheen; Green Books Private Limited, Ayyanthole, Thrissur-680003. Rs. 100.Guantanamo is a chilling and extraordin...