Articles by Sonya Dutta Choudhury
As National Novel Writing Month ends, novelist Siddhartha Deb and literary agent Kanishka Gupta offer insights on what it takes to become an author
The literary inspirations of authors help readers unlock a great mystery. For those participating in NaNoWriMo, there are some good lessons to learn from this
From the bustling streets of New York to the warmth of Diwali in Mumbai, reflections on finding solace in shared moments and the embrace of familiar traditions
The creator of Calvin and Hobbes, Bill Watterson is back, this time with a darkly enigmatic new picture book (for adults)
In a literary exploration of the legendary Manohar Malgonkar's works, we are transported to the heart of princely India through his novel The Princes.
Take a safari through the pages of wildlife books, exploring the impact of various animal-focused books and the enduring connection between words and the wild.
A list to help you wrap your head around the recent Hamas attack and the subsequent escalation of the long-simmering tension in West Asia
Journeying through 'The Paper Menagerie,' 'The Covenant of Water,' and Robert Galbraith's (JK Rowling's pseudonym) latest 'The Running Grave'
Delve into the conversations and themes of modernity, identity, and rebellion found in "Quarterlife" and "Sakina’s Kiss," two compelling literary works
How other writers and readers remember the late Gita Mehta
Originating from Denmark in 2000, the Human Library is a space dedicated to fostering meaningful conversations, sparking curiosity, and addressing queries
Juxtaposing the high-stakes world of a Wall Street conman with the story of a women who transitioned from a career in finance to social impact
That's not new. Trace the history and science of reading through these four books. These four tips will help you get the most out of your digital reading
Devaki Jain's audacious life defied conventions, forged global connections, and redefined India's narrative
Five books that unveil India's borderlands and their hidden tales. From arid deserts to lush coasts, here's a rich tapestry of cultures and human resilience.
Dive into these five podcasts to supercharge your reading. And meet Tara Khandelwal of Books and Beyond with Bound
A tech thriller, a snarky college admissions story, YA with a video game backdrop, a murder mystery in the Hindi heartlands and a thriller in the Hamptons
A lost Kindle sets the stage for a journey into opium's gripping past and its significance today. Presenting a compelling book list with secrets of the poppy.
Six best books of the year - award winning fiction, tech, feminism and indigenous wisdom.
Moving from the renovated David Sassoon Library to four books that trace the history of burning libraries, their resilience and the emotions they evoke
Whether you are a finance person or simply curious about money, power and human behaviour, read these four books for an insightful analysis of economic systems
Campus novels are absorbing reads because they are plump with the possibilities of youthful energy, with a heady mix of idealism and evil, and of human passions
When Air India commissioned an artefact by Salvador Dali, he wanted nothing other than a baby elephant as payment
Discover the complexities of fatherhood as these compelling stories delve into the joys, struggles, and transformative power of paternal relationships.
A Do Not Finish (DNF) reading strategy can help you be a happier reader. Here are 5 famous books I did not finish
Ten books to take into the mountains. And a bookish chat with Udayan Mukherjee, who tells us why a Himalayan village is the perfect venue for a murder story.
Three favourite Delhi bookstores to visit. Plus a bookish chat with Shobha Sengupta, bookstore and art gallery owner.
Crime thrillers for your summer reading list. Plus a conversation with author Nilanjana Roy.
Two cleverly constructed Pulitzer prizewinners and three old favourites for you.