Ashutosh Kumar Thakur | Guest Author at https://www.outlookindia.com
Ashok Kumar Jha discusses the historical and emerging trends along with the challenges and opportunities in Maithili literature with Ashutosh Kumar Thakur.
Ashutosh Kumar Thakur spoke to Arun Kamal covering various aspects of his life, literary journey, and reflections on Bihar's literary tradition
Ashutosh Kumar Thakur speaks to award-winning Hindi author Neelakshi Singh about her journey as a prominent fiction writer, her works, inspiration, and advice to young writers.
Lalit Kumar’s English translation 'The Bride' of Harimohan Jha’s critically acclaimed Maithili novel 'Kanyadan' (1933) is perhaps the first Maithili classic from colonial times to be translated into English.
Mrinal Pande’s ‘Sahela Re’ draws our attention to the bygone Hindustani classical music purists that makes music lovers sad, but to experience that era is priceless.
The author of the book 'Ek Desh Barah Duniya', Shirish Khare, here refers to his experiences as a journalist. He emphasizes that a single country contains twelve separate universes. In reality, tucked away in the margins of this book is a glimpse of actual India. This book has been awarded the KLF Book Award for 2020-21.
‘Wake Up Ali…Wake Up Now’ has been translated from original Nepali work ‘Prabas’, meaning migration in Nepali. But, the story is not merely about the external migration of a protagonist.
The author explores key issues of happiness and success and lays down ways in which these can be achieved while dealing with the everyday challenges of life.
In his new book 'Ramrao: The Story of India's Farm Crisis', journalist Jaideep Hardikar has penned the painful story of Ramrao Panchleniwar, a farmer from Vidarbha, who attempted suicide back in 2014.
Amitav Ghosh connects the origins of our current climate crisis to Western colonialism's ruthless exploitation of human life and the natural world in this ambitious read.
'The Midway Battle: Modi's Roller-Coaster Second Term', by Gautam Chintamani, a new book released by Bloomsbury India, sheds light on some of the historic moments.
What does Kabir’s life and poetry tell us about this nation’s past and present?
The novel, a mystery, thrives on the distance between Noma and Delhi as the key to its narrative. Except for one, most characters in the novel are regular, everyday people. A racy page-turner.
The book is an essential read for the keen political observers and the readers with interest to know about the past and present of India through power corridors.
Budhini Mejhan, a unique victim of the Nehruvian dream, stands for other unfortunates. This novel intensifies her story.
A Marxist who later turned into a mystic, Manoj Das was known for his simple, magical and impactful writings.
The Water Phoenix is a memoir of childhood abuse, healing and forgiveness by Rituparna Chatterjee.
‘Coming out as Dalit a memoir by Yashica Dutt’ is a vital and extensively researched commentary not only on Dalit history but what it means to be a Dalit today.
As a new government takes office in Bihar, the book JP to BJP: Bihar after Lalu and Nitish looks closely at the process of saffronisation that has taken place in this landscape.
Following the narrative of his life intertwined and in love with the sport, Ramachandra Guha captures the magic of bat and ball that has ensnared billions.
Guha’s debut novel attempts to delve into the murky ground between the virtual and the real, literary and literal, the mind in solitude and its transformation within a clique.