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Manuscript help, book reviews and author interviews

Interview with Subhadra Sen Gupta, author of A Children’s History of India

tgbc: What inspired you to write this book and what did you hope to do differently? Subhadra: I love history and I have been trying to make it interesting for … Continue reading

July 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview with Chhimi Tenduf-La, author of Panther

Chhimi Tenduf-La’s second book Panther releases this month! We caught up with him for a chat! tgbc: Who is the narrator of Panther? Chhimi: The narrator of the war thread … Continue reading

July 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Children’s History of India, Subhadra Sen Gupta

India has a rich history – replete with dynasties, wars, fratricide and other intrigues; different empires at different times have left behind treasures in terms of architecture, literature and political … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Panther by Chhimi Tenduf-La

Young Prabu, the boy that Appa is so proud of, loves to play cricket, and follow his father. When his father leaves his mother and the family, Prabu’s life goes … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

THE HEAT AND DUST PROJECT, The Broke Couple’s Guide to Bharat by Devapriya Roy and Saurav Jha

One evening in an auto in Delhi, as Devapriya chats up the driver, she has a moment of epiphany. That nothing was enough anymore – not the shopping, not the … Continue reading

July 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview with Kaushik Barua

Kaushik Barua is the winner of the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar award for his first book, Windhorse, published by HarperCollins India in 2013. He is currently based in Rome, where he … Continue reading

July 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kaushik Barua’s Windhorse

While Kaushik Barua’s No Direction Rome failed to reach out(to me), his debut novel Windhorse connects from page one. Set in Tibet, India and Nepal against the backdrop of the Tibetan struggle,the book follows … Continue reading

July 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

Kaushik Barua’s No Direction Rome

“Life is a lot like Kim Kardashian. There’s no reason to it. There’s no point to it. But it’s there”….. quoted from No Direction Rome. Now I really don’t know which … Continue reading

July 1, 2015 · Leave a comment