Lit for Life 2014: Aravind Adiga in conversation with David Godwin

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The Hindu Lit for Life 2014 started off with Aravind Adiga in conversation with David Godwin. Adiga talked much about the city of his childhood, the good memories of the train journeys from Mangalore to Chennai, and about his books. Click here for more videos.

To me, as a little boy growing up in the ’70s, S.D. Burman was just R.D. Burman’s father. Yes, R.D. who sang “Mehbooba mehbooba” in the epochal Sholay and preceded it with Yaadon ki Bara... »

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Recent Article in Books

Chennai: 16/09/2014: The Hindu: oeb: Book Review Column:
Title: Shaping the Discourse. Women's Writings in Bengali Periodicals 1865 - 1947.
Author: Ipshita Chanda and Jayeeta Bagchi.
Publisher: School of Women's Studies, Jadavpur University.

Voices of women from colonial Bengal

The purpose of an anthology is often the most important thing about it. The title, 'Shaping the Discourse', describes the light in which... »