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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Supriya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2017 10:36 AM IST
Lisa Hilton, author of 2016’s erotic thriller Maestra, is back with Domina. Here, she talks about the inspiration behind her sociopathic heroine, Maestra as a TV series and more.
Hindustan Times | By Supriya Sharma, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2019 03:12 PM IST
Welcome to SoundRead, the books podcast of Hindustan Times, where we discuss issues and news on books, publishing and the world at large.
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2017 08:26 AM IST
A rare meditation on the plant world that meanders through history, religious philosophy, botanical research, literature, cinema, folklore and mythology
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2017 08:17 AM IST
KR Meera’s new novel, The Poison of Love, is a cautionary tale about the much abused and mythified emotion of love.
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2017 07:37 PM IST
The stories in this collection are unusual in their choice of themes, touching upon a variety of subjects discomforting for polite society — incest, child sexual abuse, homosexuality, toxic friendships and relatives
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2017 07:27 AM IST
The acclaimed classical vocalist will perform this weekend at one of India’s oldest music festivals.
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2017 09:07 AM IST
Muzaffar Ali, founder of Delhi’s biggest Sufi festival, reminisces on Zooni, his muses and the relevance of Sufism amid a “hardening of hearts”.
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2017 07:19 AM IST
An ongoing exhibition in Delhi reflects on the past and present of two ancient, holy cities that have been sites of faith and conflict.
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2017 05:38 PM IST
Fashion photographer Rohit Chawla’s reconstructions of some famous works by Raja Ravi Varma, Gustav Klimt and Frida Kahlo are on display at an ongoing exhibition in Delhi.
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2017 08:58 AM IST
From censorship to Shakespeare for clowns
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2017 01:00 PM IST
Five out of nine Best Film nominees at the Oscars 2017 are book adaptations. We list 10 of the best Indian films that were based on books. How many of these have you seen, or read?
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2017 08:57 AM IST
A two-day festival of literature and ideas celebrates Urdu poet Meer Taqi Meer and his beloved city, Delhi.
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2017 06:17 PM IST
The Urdu festival Jashn-e-Rekhta is back to celebrate the language, its literature and culture in all its richness and variety
New Delhi | By Manjula Narayan and Supriya Sharma
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2017 03:16 PM IST
Welcome to SoundRead, the books podcast of Hindustan Times, where we discuss issues and news from the world of books and publishing every week.
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2017 11:13 PM IST
Tanuj Solanki’s debut novel is an account of coming to terms with one of the oldest afflictions known to humankind – heartbreak
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2017 09:25 PM IST
From solo acts to dance dramas to folk theatre, there’s something for everyone at this 21-day-long theatre festival.
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2017 07:50 AM IST
Artist Gopi Gajwani is back with a solo exhibition, his first in a decade, which carries forward his life-long romance with abstracts.
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2017 08:08 PM IST
The audience roared its applause after Costa award winning British poet-playwright Kate Tempest’s performance
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2017 08:19 PM IST
Violence — personal and political — formed the subject of a session on the last day of the Jaipur Literature Festival where Tabish Khair and Manju Kapur discussed their recent novels.
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2017 04:53 PM IST
Poet-lyricist Prasoon Joshi on his childhood spent in libraries, why the Indian education system needs overhauling and the new web series he’s co-producing with Neerja director Ram Madhvani.
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2017 04:29 PM IST
The first Indian dinosaur, Titanosaur, was discovered in 1828, but it took almost 50 years for it to be given a name. “The word dinosaur was coined 12 years after remains of Titanosaurus was discovered in India,” revealed biochemist Pranay Lal during a session at the Jaipur Literature Festival.
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2017 02:30 PM IST
Kannada writer Vivek Shanbagh has been writing for over three decades now. His first story was published when he was only 17, and his first collection came out five years later. He talks to HT about his novella, inspirations and how difficult it is to write alongside a full-time job.
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2017 06:42 PM IST
It is a testimony to his popularity that lyricist Prasoon Joshi had a hard time entering the rather small Samvad venue at Diggi Palace for his session Ideate: Freedom to Dream at the Jaipur Literature Festival. The adoring crowds were duly rewarded with the Padma Shri-awardee reciting some of his verses and singing his popular songs.
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2017 05:44 PM IST
At a session on memoir writing at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2017, four authors -- who’ve written on subjects as varied as travel, volunteering in a war-ravaged country, escaping a dictatorship and erotica -- shared the challenges of writing about the self.
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2017 08:20 PM IST
British journalist and author Bee Rowlatt said feminism in India is breathtaking during a session titled In Search of Mary during the Jaipur Literature Festival in Jaipur on Saturday.
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2017 10:51 AM IST
The swearing-in of Donald Trump as America’s 45th President and its possible repercussions formed the background to the session on civil wars at the Jaipur Literature Festival where historian David Armitage walked the audience through the history of internal conflicts.
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2017 05:28 PM IST
A session on the Ramayana at the Jaipur Literature Festival focused on how Valmiki’s Ramayana held out possibilities for multiple retellings.
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2017 08:22 PM IST
At JLF 2017, Telugu writer P Lalitha Kumari aka Volga tells HT about her Sahitya Akademi Award winning book The Liberation of Sita , the misconceptions about feminism, and the story behind her intriguing pseudonym.
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2017 06:45 PM IST
Actor Rishi Kapoor spoke about his journey in the film industry and his memoir Khullam Khulla on the second day of the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival.
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2017 03:38 PM IST
At the release of his new collection of poems at the Jaipur Literature Festival, poet-lyricist Gulzar spoke of being the voice of the common man. “If you’re connected to the world around you, what happens in it must affect you in some way,” he said.