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Interview with Roopa Pai, author of ‘The Gita for Children’

Roopa Pai’s work has appeared in many well-known publications including Business Today, Indian Review of Books, Travel & Leisure South Asia, The Times of India, Deccan Herald, The Pioneer, and … Continue reading

September 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

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

Bhangarh to Bedlam by Deepta Roy Chakraverti

” Spirits have stories to tell. One must know how to listen” from Bhangarh to Bedlam Deepta Roy Chakraverti’s anthology is unique. It includes non-fictional, paranormal accounts of the author’s own … Continue reading

June 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Interview with Nayomi Munaweera

“Below me the island glistens verdant green. I imagine all that it holds. Such things of horror and exhilaration as seldom gathered together……..” excerpt from Island of a Thousand Mirrors … Continue reading

June 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview with Anees Salim, Crossword Fiction Award Winner for 2015

Anees Salim’s The Blind Lady’s Descendants won the Crossword Fiction Award this year,and Vanity Bagh won the Hindu Prize in 2013. His other wonderful books are Tales from a Vending … Continue reading

June 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview with Ameena Hussein

Ameena Hussein, one of the well known names in the Sri Lankan Literary Sphere, is  publisher at the Perera Hussein Publishing House, and a writer. Influenced by her work in … Continue reading

May 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Interview with Chhimi Tenduf-la, author of The Amazing Racist

              Half English, half Tibetan, Chhimi Tenduf-La grew up in Hong Kong, London, Delhi and Colombo, where he now lives with his wife, Samantha, … Continue reading

April 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Poet in Pyjamas, Arnav Sibal

Arnav Sibal, also known as ‘The Poet in Pyjamas’, lives in his own world. At 17, he is driven to explore, to fail and ultimately learn, something that keeps his … Continue reading

April 20, 2015 · 1 Comment