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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Supriya Sharma

Supriya Sharma

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Supriya Sharma writes on books and curates and edits lifestyle stories for hindustantimes.com

articles by Supriya Sharma (141 results)
Sep 07, 2018 21:12
Ordinary people try to live normal lives while sandwiched between the state and insurgents in these stories set in the villages of upper Assam read more
Jul 27, 2018 19:35
Sumana Roy’s Missing takes on the most pressing issues of our time and is rich in deep observations about our world read more
Jun 15, 2018 09:25
Norwegian novelist Jo Nesbo spins Shakespeare’s famous tragedy about political ambition into an entertaining thriller. read more
May 27, 2018 12:19
The novel The Shape of Water, written by Guillermo Del Toro and Daniel Kraus, expands and enriches the Oscar-winning original story. read more
May 11, 2018 09:54
As Nandita Das’s movie Manto (2018), starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the titular role, heads to Cannes, people in Delhi can watch two plays based on Saadat Hasan Manto’s short stories at the India Habitat Centre this weekend. read more
Apr 30, 2018 12:17
Imogen Hermes Gowar’s debut novel, The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock, shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2018, is a story of resilience and second chances. read more
Apr 06, 2018 17:51
A dark feminist retelling of King Lear, Preti Taneja’s debut novel features a billionaire family in contemporary India, and is told from the perspectives of the so-called villains read more
Mar 26, 2018 08:37
In a new series, we discuss over texts the merits and flaws of famous books and their screen adaptations. This week we chat about writer Stephen King’s Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption (1982) and Frank Darabont’s beloved screen adaptation. read more
Mar 19, 2018 09:05
In a new series, we discuss over texts the merits and flaws of famous books and their screen adaptations. This week we chat about American writer Jeff VanderMeer’s novel Annihilation (2014) and Alex Garland’s screen adaptation, which released worldwide... read more
Mar 12, 2018 08:55
In a new series, we discuss over texts the merits and flaws of famous books and their screen adaptations. Our second edition looks at Douglas Adams’s cult classic The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, which was made into a 2005 film by Garth Jennings,... read more
Mar 05, 2018 11:44
In a new series, we discuss over texts the merits and flaws of famous books and their screen adaptations. Our debut outing takes up the first comic book, Kingsman: The Secret Service (2012), in the famous series by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons. It was... read more
Jan 29, 2018 16:10
Four writers from the Middle East - Lebanese-American writer Rabih Alameddine, Syria-born American journalist and lawyer Alia Malek and Palestinian lawyer-writer Raja Shehadeh talked about cultural appropriation and the great need to stop being West... read more
Jan 28, 2018 19:31
Novelists Helen Fielding, Amy Tan, Chika Unigwe, Joshua Ferris and Micheal Ondaatje shared their techniques and approaches to the craft of writing during a session titled The Art of the Novel: On Writing Fiction at the Jaipur Literature Festival on ... read more
Jan 27, 2018 16:34
Four authors -- Diksha Basu (The Windfall), Prayaag Akbar (Leila), Sandip Roy (Don’t Let Him Know) and Lucy Hughes-Hallett (Peculiar Ground) -- who have all recently published their first works of fiction discussed the challenges of writing a first ... read more
Jan 26, 2018 19:22
Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Nandita Das spoke on the challenges to freedom of expression during a session on the forthcoming biopic on Saadat Hasan Manto. read more