Tag Archives: literature

Black Light Out Next Month

Black Light, as I’ve mentioned before, is the new title of the heavily revised Live like a Flame. For those who missed the earlier posts: Black Light is a kind of mystery story about the death by suicide of an … Continue reading

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Santosh Desai Book Launch

I will be in conversation with Santosh Desai on Saturday at Oxford Bookstore at 7.00pm. Here’s the poster:

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Great Bong Comes to Town

Arnab Ray, May I Hebb Your Attention Pliss!, HarperCollins, ISBN 978-81-7223-937-4, Rs 199. Yes! Arnab Ray, known to his many fans all over the world as the Great Bong, Bollywood junkie, cornucopia of trivia, Dadaist and blogger extraordinaire, owner of … Continue reading

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China Mieville Coming to JU

China Mieville is one of the most exciting fantasy novelists working in English today. I’ve just managed to get my hands of one of his books, Perdido Street Station. At first I found his style difficult and slow to read … Continue reading

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Invitation Cards for Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival

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Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival

Kolkata is getting its own literary festival, courtesy the Oxford Bookstore and our very own Maina Bhagat. I’m going to be on a panel for this on the 16th morning, titled rather dauntingly Sex and the City. There’s Ruchir Joshi, … Continue reading

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David B

We had a fabulous chat with David B on Tuesday, with fit audience though few including many of the Drighanchoo team. David B is his pen name: he was born Pierre-Francois Beauchard, but in a series of significant steps changed … Continue reading

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