Thursday, May 19, 2022
Outlook.com

Books

Malkha - Redefining Khadi

Malkha - Redefining Khadi

Hyderabad based Malkha Project has built a decentralised, sustainable, field-to-fabric cotton textile chain, collectively owned and managed by the primary producers, the farmers, ginners, spinners, dyers and weavers

16 May 2022
Best-Known Women Writers From Pakistan

Best-Known Women Writers From Pakistan

Pakistani-English literature emerged as a distinctive field of postcolonial literature in the early decades after the partition though things seem...

15 May 2022

Book Review: The Millennial Yogi

Vini’s past and Jay’s present, are peppered with wise adults and anxious friends, not to mention managing girlfriends who ride on high-income high voltage...

Book Excerpt: Black Is The Colour Of Death

Book Excerpt: Black Is The Colour Of Death

It must be difficult, having to worry if you could die honourably, if you could die with dignity, not asking, not begging, for the pain to stop. For if you...

14 May 2022

Book Review: The City And Its Redundant People

Malati Mukherjee’s translation of Bitan Chakraborty’s 'Redundant' is a lesson in empathy for outsiders trying to find a foothold in the city of their...

Advertisement
16 May 2022
Four Personal Finance Books That Are Favourite Of Experts

Four Personal Finance Books That Are Favourite Of Experts

There are several books on personal finance that could enhance your knowledge about money. We reached out to a few Sebi-registered advisors to list theirs....


13 May 2022
Flash Fiction: Dirt

Flash Fiction: Dirt

The favourite jheel of a mohalla’s kids is bulldozed in front of their eyes


11 May 2022
Film And OTT Rights Of Arushi Vats' 'My Better Half Forever' And 'When Broken Hearts Meet' Can Be Sold Soon

Film And OTT Rights Of Arushi Vats' 'My Better Half Forever' And 'When Broken Hearts Meet' Can Be Sold Soon

Arushi Vats started her writing career with her debut book Fragile Strings. Later, she published her second book, a romance novel. After writing two books, she...


13 May 2022
Spirit Of Shaheen Bagh: Portraits Of Courage And Sisterhood

Spirit Of Shaheen Bagh: Portraits Of Courage And Sisterhood

An album of Shaheen Bagh becomes an almanac of the epic protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and National Register of Citizens (NRC)


08 May 2022
Author Namita Gokhale In Conversation With Outlook Traveller

Author Namita Gokhale In Conversation With Outlook Traveller

"Books endure, and that is their strength," she says


Advertisement

08 May 2022
Recipes For Life: An Ode To Mom And Her Cooking

Recipes For Life: An Ode To Mom And Her Cooking

Author Sudha Menon talks about why she was compelled to write this book, a collection of food memories and mom's recipes shared by some of the Indian achievers


13 May 2022
Book Review: Pages Of Nostalgia

Book Review: Pages Of Nostalgia

A new book examines the popular 20th-century perceptions as documented in Hindi novels of four authors who were also political activists, and interprets their...


13 May 2022
The Shair’s Last Sigh

The Shair’s Last Sigh

Urdu publishing stares at a bleak present—of poor quality paper, printing, binding, packaging and no marketing. But most of all, it craves for readers.


03 May 2022

"I Found The Process Of Creating This Book To Be Hugely Cathartic"

A close associate of late Anthony Bourdain, Laurie Woolever talks about what went into writing Bourdain in Stories


02 May 2022
No Standard For Exams, Lack Of Books: Braille Script Faces Many Challenges In India

No Standard For Exams, Lack Of Books: Braille Script Faces Many Challenges In India

There is no standard system for the visually impaired to take exams in Braille in India. Availability of books in Braille is also a problem.


02 May 2022
The Ray Trail: In the Footsteps of Feluda

The Ray Trail: In the Footsteps of Feluda

Bengal's favourite detective loved to travel and through the books, we too have journeyed across the world and come to know about different cultures


Advertisement

30 April 2022
Book Review: Faith, Gender, and Activism in the Punjab Conflict

Book Review: Faith, Gender, and Activism in the Punjab Conflict

Baljit Kaur is a trailblazer, but also a woman—like too many of our mothers and grandmothers—whose decades-long contributions have received scant...


30 April 2022
The Black Magic Women: Searing Tales Of Racism, Misogyny And Violence From Assam

The Black Magic Women: Searing Tales Of Racism, Misogyny And Violence From Assam

Moushumi Kandali's stories are crafted carefully and therein lies the overall slight: they are too well constructed in terms of themes and the references they...


23 April 2022
World Book And Copyright Day: Here’s What TV Celebs Are Reading Now

World Book And Copyright Day: Here’s What TV Celebs Are Reading Now

World Book And Copyright Day falls every year on April 23 coinciding with writer William Shakespeare’s birth and death anniversary. TV celebrities share...


29 April 2022
World Book Day: Here Are Five Independent Publishers Making A Mark In India

World Book Day: Here Are Five Independent Publishers Making A Mark In India

Indian Independent publishers have made a mark with focus on themes and sections of the society largely unrepresented by traditional mainstream publishers. 


28 April 2022
A Woman's Intimate World

A Woman's Intimate World

An engrossing Hindi read on Amma’s mind, her daughter, and above all her heart and its longings.


23 April 2022
How Khivi,Wife of Sikh Guru Angad Dev, Helped Establish The Tradition of 'Langar'

How Khivi,Wife of Sikh Guru Angad Dev, Helped Establish The Tradition of 'Langar'

Khivi stepped out of the limited boundaries of the domestic and used her culinary, and organizational and managerial skills to set up and run the langar, where...


17 April 2022
A Writer Who Tells His Story Like ‘A Gospel Song’

A Writer Who Tells His Story Like ‘A Gospel Song’

In his novels, Silas House deflly captures the varied landscapes of the American South, both emotional and physical. The eight essays in Silas House, which...


22 April 2022
Beyond The Borders: When A Hindi Novel Gets Shortlisted For Booker

Beyond The Borders: When A Hindi Novel Gets Shortlisted For Booker

A language that struggles to get recognition in its native land is now one step away from a major international award. Will it pave the way for more Hindi...


12 April 2022
Canadian Author Asha Ponnachan's Second Book Is An International Bestseller

Canadian Author Asha Ponnachan's Second Book Is An International Bestseller

Two books in two months, both bestsellers, an undeniably proud moment for the author and the publisher. It is clear that Asha's books are enjoyed by a global...


Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement