Articles by Anjana Balakrishnan

An excerpt from Anjana Balakrishnan’s book ‘ The dog we stole’.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 16:32
Saito shows the reader that your relationship with your kitchen is your own to create.
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 17:08
Retold by researchers Madhuri Ramesh and Manish Chandi, these books from Tara are a way of knowing the forest as a home.
Monday, February 26, 2018 - 15:43
The Rat Eater has many elements that make it inimitably Indian. So what are these must-haves tropes that spice up a potboiler?
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 16:59
For those yearning for long-gone ‘simple days’ of homemade snacks and telltale maids, Manu Bhattathiri’s short story collection is just the book.
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 13:31
Murugan handles the confusion of adolescence with a clarity that is achieved only with hindsight.
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 11:43
In essence this novel is about how we internalise the politics of power and gender.
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 18:48
Originally written in Tamil and translated into English, 'Pyre' is Kumaresan and Saroja's love story laced with the poison of caste.
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 18:29
More than yellow: KR Meera's palette of colourful stories.
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 15:59
This novel reads like one of our blockbuster movies. There's action, drama, suspense, poetry, revolution, magic, sex, abuse and a complete lack of social order.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 17:11