under fiction

"The case history of 377 is gripping; it reflects what we have thought about morality over the last 150 years. If you ask me, it really is time to move on, turn the page"


23 Dec 2015 | BY Upamanyu Chatterjee

Orhan Pamuk maps a man and a metropolis in his new novel that ticks every box of great fiction


10 Nov 2015 | BY Charmy Harikrishnan

Two friends take a leap of faith in this fictionalised memoir


14 Oct 2015 | BY Smriti Daniel

Who will be the next superstar in fiction? RAJNI GEORGE reports from the publishing world


2 Apr 2015 | BY Rajni George

The return of a Latin American literary idol, a Holocaust morality tale, pre-WWI England, stories from the shadowlands, a Victorian saga of closeted lesbians and a gay parallel narrative in seventeenth-century Amsterdam


29 Oct 2014 | BY Rajni George

How literary fiction makes one more empathetic and better at reading people


12 Oct 2013

Lavanya Sankaran’s aptly named first novel The Hope Factory is the latest in formulaic fiction from the Subcontinent


9 Sep 2013 | BY Devika Bakshi

After years of putting off a lifelong passion, Kishwar Desai finds she must shut herself off from the world in order to write—but the world still seeps into her writing


5 Jun 2013 | BY Gunjeet Sra

A new crop of writers are adapting the the tried-and-tested spy thriller to an Indian context, for an Indian readership, with a familiar villain


20 Apr 2013 | BY Arindam Mukherjee

Madeline Miller can write for 14 hours a day and still maintains she does not deserve to be called a writer.


7 Feb 2013 | BY Devika Bakshi
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