An interview with Michelle Cohen Corasanti, where we discuss the inspiration for her writing, her personal connection to The Almond Tree’s theme and more.
Jerry Pinto (born 1966) is a Mumbai-based Indian writer of poetry, prose and children’s fiction in English, as well as a journalist. His noted works include Helen: The Life and Times of an H-Bomb (2006) which won the Best Book on Cinema Award at the 54th National Film Awards, Surviving Women (2000) and Asylum and Other Poems (2003). His first novel Em and The Big Hoom was published in 2012 and won the Hindu Literary Prize.
Raghu Ram on Roadies, Religion, Aam Aadmi Party and the Road Ahead.
Orange is the new Black, an autobiographical story by Piper Kerman, has been making waves since it was published, so much that it was adapted into a Netflix series of the same name recently. Read on for a preview of what Ms. Kerman had to say about her book at The Ohio State University recently.
This is what Vrushali Telang’s website has to say about her: ‘From reporting for CNBC-TV18 & NDTV, to producing shows for MTV India, from freelancing as a screenwriter on films, television and events to writing columns for Marie Claire India, to now writing novels- Vrushali Telang is on one helluva joyride!’ We couldn’t agree more! Read on as Vrushali answers a few questions we had for her.
Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik is a writer, Chief Belief Officer, public speaker, story consultant and many other things. His primary interest is mythology, which he has been studying for 17 years now. He draws parallels between well-known story characters and modern management approaches in his books and talks. Here, we follow up on our previous conversation with him; there’s his USA tour, his most recent book, and more!
Shobha Bondre is a famous writer and novelist who has won many awards for her contributions to Marathi literature. Some of her best-selling novels are Uncha Uncha Zoka, Not Only Potels, Sonachya Killa etc. Some of her novels have also been translated into Hindi, English and Gujarati. Her novel 'Saata Samudrapar' received Maharashtra's Best Novel Award in 1997.
Apart from writing novels she also writes columns, articles and short stories in journals such as the Maharashtra Times, Lokprabha, Loksatta etc. She is also very popular thanks to the dialogues she has scripted in many Marathi serials like Abhalmaya, Manasi, Ardhangini and Oon Paaus.
All of 25 years old, Sneha Mehta is already a published author – of not one but three books! Her latest book, called Change Your Life is published by Random House India and explores the alternative healing techniques available to Indians today. Over to you, Sneha!
Kavita Kane is a senior journalist and the author of Karna’s wife. Read her interview with Indiabookstore about her first novel Karna’s wife.
Born in Guwahati, Siddartha Bahri spent most of his childhood and youth in Chandigarh and Delhi. Starting out as a tele-calling executive he grew to become a General Manager before quitting the corporate world and settling down in the hills of Kumaon. He currently lives in Majkhali with his wife. ‘The Homing Pigeons’ is his first book.