Thought Box

RIP Journalism

‘The vast wasteland of TV is not interested in producing a better mousetrap but in producing a worse mouse.’ -- Laurence C Coughlin I wanted to be a journalist. The Times...

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Never Give Up

Like all his books, Harlan Coben’s latest Run Away has hit the bestseller lists. The standalone novel about the travails of a family goes straight for the heart. His pr...

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Almost Famous

The Marathi play Knock Knock Celebrity, comprises two monologues to do with fame, and how it affects people from opposite sides of the class divide. Celebrities always ...

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Precious Ladies

In the latest No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series, The Colors of All the Cattle, Precious and her partner, Grace Makutsi are hard at work as usual, keepin...

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Urban Fairytale

“Who will believe a woman, who went willingly with her boyfriend to a private party, and the rape that ensued, had the grey area of consent,” says Deepa Gahlot in ...

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Whose Life Is It, Anyway?

Deepa Gahlot writes in her review of Jodi Picoult’s, A Spark of Life, “Women’s reproductive rights have always been under threat.” In The US, a fresh ...

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Why I will invest in the Congress! Rudresh Kaul

Rudresh Kaul writes, “I have always believed that learning and sharing go hand in hand.” At the outset let me make it clear, this isn’t a crowdfunding pitc...

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Quest For Roots

Deepa Gahlot, author, film and theatre critic reviews the play, In Search of Dariya Saagar, an award winning play by Akshat Nigam and Gerish Khemani When there is talk of ref...

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When Kaga Calls

The Devotion Of Suspect X  won Keigo Higashino a worldwide fan following, and his other books like Malice, Salvation Of A Saint and Journey Under The ...

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Stories of women, by women rule the 2019 Women’s prize for fiction shortlist

This year’s Women’s Prize for fiction comprise of novels which talk about women in history from Pat Barker’s retelling of the Iliad to Anna Burns’s Boo...

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Elevate 2K19: Over 20 speakers took stage to explore different varieties of Storytelling

Asian Centre for Entertainment Education and its flagship program The Third Eye launched...

June 18 2019

RIP Journalism

‘The vast wasteland of TV is not interested in producing a better mousetrap but in pro...

June 18 2019

Never Give Up

Like all his books, Harlan Coben’s latest Run Away has hit the bestseller lists. T...

June 14 2019