Interviews

Sidin Vadukut and his (Bombay) fever for writing : An Interview

3 months ago Shaili Desai 0
Sometimes, a person’s twitter handle can tell you lots about them.  With 178K tweets (as of 5th Aug, 2017 12:24 PM IST), Sidin Vadukut is a prolific tweeter (I am sure that’s a word!). His tweets are a mix of intelligent and sometimes self deprecating puns, historical trivia, lit references and an unbridled enthusiasm for Read More

Some ‘bites’ from Manish Gupta, author of English Bites

4 years ago Shaili Desai 0
English was always my favorite subject in school. Whenever the text books would be bought for the new school year, I would pick up the English textbook and finish reading it in two hours. And the rest of the year would pass, along with examinations, without me ever studying a word of it. I was Read More

Lady, you’re not a man !

4 years ago Shaili Desai 2
I finished reading ‘Lady, you’re not a man’ by Apurva Purohit, on a journey back from Mumbai. Image: Source I went to Mumbai as I was one of the 25 shortlisted persons for Bloomberg TV’s show ‘The Pitch’. The fact that I didn’t make it to the top ten meant that I did not have Read More

Debut Author Interview #1: Aditya Mukherjee and Boomtown

4 years ago Shaili Desai 3
This blog was started out of a deep love for books and reading, at a time when I was frustrated with a meaningless internship and lot of free time. Slowly, the website’s growing, as I try to balance this with my day job in Delhi, one which I happen to like as well. My ultimate Read More