Fiction

  It’s ‘curiouser and curiouser’ how Lewis Carroll manages to inspire even after 119 years since his death. His books Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass perhaps have the most myriad adaptations possible. He’s also solely responsible for bringing stoner fiction and other such contentious genres to the fore....

I’m sure most Indian men would have a long list of what they want in their women (to those who need just about anyone from the opposite sex for sex, this post is not for them). Well, men, don’t be surprised, us women have lists too, and multiple lists at that! And since no two women are the same, we personalize,...

This week we’re excited to share the cover for a fabulous collection of short stories by Veena Muthuraman – A Place of No Importance  Beginning with the month of Aipasi, Veena Muthuraman tells a story set in each month of the Tamil calendar. As a year unfolds, we get to know Ayyanarpatti: to the world, a small...

  The Beheading by chief economist at HDFC Bank, Abheek Barua, is the only Indian crime novel that brings a sophisticated understanding of forensics and police procedural, and in Inspector Sohini Sen, a world weary, alcoholic, pill addicted, middle-aged cop, we have an extraordinary character. Our Art Director, Gavin...

Setting aside the wonderful Agatha Christie, the goddesses of British crime are Dorothy Sayers, P.D. James and Ruth Rendell.