Writer: Indira Goswami Language: Assamese Original Book Title: Neelakantha Braja (The Blue-necked Braja) Translator: Gayatri Bhattacharya Editor, poet, professor and writer, Indira Goswami is a litterateur who wore many crowns and was the queen of words in every sense. HailingRead More
Writer: Krishna Sobti Language: Hindi Original Book Title: Mitro Marajani Translator: Gita Rajan & Raji Narasimhan Continuing on Indian Literature and its gems, the next writer I bring to you is Krishna Sobti; the grand dame of Hindi Literature andRead More
Writer: P. Sivakami Language: Tamil Original Book Title: Anandhayi English Title: The Taming of Women Translator: Pritham K Chakravarthy Tamil is the language of another Indian state Tamil Nadu, and it is one of the most ancient languages in theRead More
Writer: Sarah Joseph Language: Malayalam Original Book Title: Oorukaval English Title: The Vigil Translator: Vasanthi Sankaranarayanan I cannot ignore my mother tongue now, it’s the third episode and I have not even mentioned the language Malayalam except in passing.
Writer: Shanta Gokhale Language: Marathi Original Book Title: Tya Varshi (That Year) English Title: Crowfall
India was once all about spices, snakes and magic. Now the flavours and exoticism have gone on to our writing. Many wordsmiths of Indian-origin, known outside India, write in English, the global lingua franca. But Indians actually write in manyRead More