Articles by Anjana Balakrishnan
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
Book Review: 'Island of Lost Shadows' is an uncanny satire on Kerala's political and cultural climate
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
"Why should we be so scared? Have we murdered anybody? We just love each other."
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 09:53