Literature

He came to the city when he was 14. No, he hasnt been writing the book for 10 years because he is constantly fascinated by it. "But because its personal." New York, in all its avatars is open, thrives on migrants -- two out of three people are either migrants or their children. Of course diversity is important for business, for money, he smiles....

Sharing the stage with author Shobha De and actor and activist, Vani Tripathi Tikoo on the inaugural day of the Jaipur Literature Festival, the journalist stressed that a �good life allowed one to be herself. "As women, we dont need to be told what is right. It is one when women learn not to be silenced."...

Three years after making a forceful plea against the effects of environmental degradation, globally acclaimed author Amitav Ghosh returns to the subject by once again focusing on the Sundarbans, which he terms critical for the well being of West Bengal and neighbouring Bangladesh and lamenting that nations around the world are ...