English is a bigger mentor and a closer friend: Paul Zacharia, Malayalam writer
Paul Zacharia on being the first leading Malayalam author to write a novel in English.
How Indian Americans have failed to make a strong impact on US mainstream culture
In movies, music, and theatre, the Indian-American immigran...
Obama presents National Humanities medal to Jhumpa Lahiri
Indian-American Lahiri was presented with the medal yesterday at the White House in...
Jhumpa Lahiri's novel among Obama's summer reading list
Jhumpa Lahiri's second novel 'The Lowland' is among the six books which are part of the summer reading list of US President Barack Obama.
US President Barack Obama's love for Jhumpa Lahiri highlights desi success
President Obama on Friday honoured Jhumpa Lahiri with the National Humanities Medal for her works of fiction at an elegant White House event.
Jhumpa Lahiri's 'Lowland' shortlisted for top UK prize
Lowland is about the lives of brothers Subhash and Udayan, their choices and their fate. A novel about how political passion can destroy lives.
Jhumpa Lahiri, Shamsur Rahman Faruqi in DSC Prize shortlist
Lahiri's "The Lowland", an intimate portrayal of two brothers and political passion was earlier on the 2013 Man Booker Prize shortlist as well.
Jhumpa Lahiri wins the $50,000 DSC Prize for her book 'The Lowland'
The Prize celebrates writing on the South Asian region from writers across the globe and is given to the best novel or translations into English of a work on or about the region.
David Baldacci keen to write novel set in India
David Baldacci fans have something to cheer as the celebrated American crime writer is eager to pen a novel with an India setting.
Rising intolerance in India is alarming: Saad Z Hossain
Hossain said that the more alarming thing is that the government isn't refuting the intolerant views being bandied about.
How the big fat Indian lit fest is wooing global writers
Writers are known to have good imaginations. It's no wonder, then, that writer & festival director William Dalrymple thinks up creative ways to get an author he'd like to see at the JLF.
Can CEA Arvind Subramanian fit into India's policy making?
CEA Arvind Subramanian may find that making policy for a country like India is vastly more difficult than giving logical policy recommendations.
The untold saga of Indians' immigration to the US
A Smithsonian exhibition captures a smidgen of Indian-American heritage and history, although it could have done better to go beyond the stereotype.
Check out the best sporting, literary & other events happening across the globe
Check out the best sporting, literary and many other tempting events happening across the globe.
Is making fact stranger than fiction a literary hindrance in India?
There is even more variety in the hordes now milling around the site of a purported hidden cache of gold in an equally obscure village in Uttar Pradesh.
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