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Interview with Danesh Rana, author of Red Maize

Red Maize(Harper Collins) is one of my favorite books from 2015, and the rightful winner of the Tata Literature Live!First Book Award-Fiction. The conflict in Kashmir is finding a voice … Continue reading

January 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

A chat with Jeff Koehler – author of Darjeeling, A History of the World’s Greatest Tea

Indians love their tea. Enter any home, corporate office or business in India, and the first thing on offer is tea (OK – coffee in the southern regions). From cutting … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Interview with Deborah Skolnik

                In England, while Prince William and Duchess Catherine became proud parents to daughter Princess Charlotte, Scarsdale woke up to Deborah Skolnik’s “All … Continue reading

December 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Interview with Payal Kapadia

Payal Kapadia’s Wisha Wozzariter won the Crossword Award for Children’s Writing in 2013. It is also on the 101 Indian Children’s Books We Love! list. We loved Horrid High and … Continue reading

November 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

Interview With Andaleeb Wajid

Andaleeb Wajid is the author of eight published novels – Kite Strings, Blinkers Off, My Brother’s Wedding, More than Just Biryani and The Tamanna Trilogy. Her Young Adult novel When … Continue reading

November 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Peek A Book – Children’s Literature Festival

Interview with Lubaina Tyebji Bandukwala, one of the organizers of Peek A Book this Nov15-Nov16 at Hyderabad, India. tgbc: Why did you feel the need to start the lit fest … Continue reading

November 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Peacock Palace Hotel by Angeli Koura Dayal

A twist of fate entwines the lives of three people who ordinarily would never have crossed paths. Robby, a product of Hollywood is fraught with emotional issues. Sundri makes her … Continue reading

November 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview with Henry Webb by Ines Rodrigues

Henry Webb just published his first novel, With The Children, the story of a 6th Grade teacher in a rough New York neighborhood in the late 60’s and early 70’s.He … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

What Golfers Read- Interview with Prabhdev Singh, founding editor Golf Digest India

In the words of Prabhdev Singh, “ I have played the game since I could walk, as my parents played golf too. I started writing on golf when I got … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

What Golfers Read!!!

Now if you are sitting opposite the 8th Hole green at the Royal Colombo Golf Club, sipping your favourite brew in the cool confines of the spacious verandah, the focus … Continue reading

October 6, 2015 · Leave a comment