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BY Vani IN Book Reviews, Guest post

Book Review: Kanwal Sibal’s Poems are Slices of Creative Genius [Quint]

Two weeks ago when my editor suggested that I review a book of poetry, my answer was a vehement “No”. “Poetry is not for me,” I...

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BY Vani IN Book Reviews, Guest post

Beyond the Mahabharata You Know: Iyengar Imagines a Life, After [Quint]

It was my grandmother who first introduced me to the story of Ashwatthama, the son of Guru Dronacharya in Mahabharata. “He had a gift of immortality...

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BY Vani IN Guest post

Why Did Katappa Kill Baahubali? The Book Finally Spills the Beans [Quint]

“I had not even written one word of my first novel when I scribbled a note for myself with a sketch pen and stuck it on...

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BY Vani IN Book Reviews, Guest post

Book Review of Parsi Bol 2: A Wicked Wit Sums Up the Parsis (And This Book About Them) [Quint]

A couple of days ago when I started working on my third book, I asked a friend in Mumbai to help me straighten up a Parsi...

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BY Vani IN For Writers

What Makes an Indian Bestseller? Secrets Beyond Chetan Bhagat & Co [Quint]

I had only been four months into the launch of my first novel, The Recession Groom, when my aunt said to me: “Ah, you must have...

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