Recognising some of the most poignant works of Indian literature, Akhil Katyal offers his poetry recommendations spanning Hindi, Urdu, and English languages. It’s a great starting point for anyone who enjoys reading Katyal’s poetry.
Emily Dickinson is an icon of American Literature whose genius was recognised, unfortunately, after her passing. Her original poems leave you in a state of flux—forced to ponder over the abrupt and fleeting thoughts of the poet.
From the position of exclusion, anti-caste revolutionaries Jyotirao Phule and BR Ambedkar challenged systematic discrimination in India by raising their voice. These graphic novels present their accounts and activism in a new light.
Albert Camus’s philosophy of Absurdism still resonates with people around the world but his advocacy for our responsibility towards society has remained under-acknowledged. On his birth anniversary, Kunzum revisits two of the Nobel-winning philosopher’s works.
Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein was a call to question our understanding of what a monster is. Can a human being be a monster? Can a monster be human? With Jeanette Winterson’s literary adaptation, Frankissstein, the answer becomes a bit clearer.
Reading Gabriel García Márquez was confusing and difficult for a literature student, especially when the Colombian writer attributed his magical fiction to reality. It took a lesser-read book of his to make things clearer.
As Fredrik Backman’s A Man Called Ove gets adapted into a movie with Tom Hanks playing the protagonist, we look back at some memorable screen adaptations. Some that breathed new life into their respective books and some that could not live up to expectations.
Every book reader knows the value of words. They build entire worlds out of nothing. It’s only apt then that there are books centred around words and what they can hold. Here are four of them that you will definitely fall in love with.