Dhaka, Bangladesh
A novel is not a rant
A novel is not a rantRachel Kushner is the author of two acclaimed novels - Telex From Cuba, which explores   read more>>
The evening, under lamplight
The evening, under lamplightA writer recently told me an amusing story of how a publisher gently fobbed her   read more>>
Everything on Iran
Shirin Ebadi has a memoir out, Until We Are Free:   read more>>
On the origin of humans
Religion, spirituality and moral philosophy have generally had the monopoly   read more>>
Of heaven and earth
Of heaven and earthWith Sanskrit making news for right and wrong reasons, it is time to put things   read more>>
There will be no Nobel Prize in literature this year
There will be no Nobel Prize in literature  this yearLet's be honest: The Nobel Prize for literature was broken long before the announcement this   read more>>
Kitty party redefined
"Have you seen Obi-Wan Catobi?" the woman seated at the   read more>>
Book with a view
Nine short stories located in an imaginary place called Karuthupuzha,   read more>>