Day: January 30, 2019

Murakami to celebrate his 70 birthday with Birthday Girl

Editor | Fiction After Killing Commendatore, here is some exciting news for Murakami fans. Birthday Girl is a beguiling, exquisitely satisfying taste of master storytelling, published to celebrate Haruki Murakami’s 70th birthday. She waited on tables as usual that day, her twentieth birthday. She always worked Fridays, but if things had gone according to plan on

I Have Become The Tide holds a mirror to contemporary India

Editor | Fiction Githa Hariharan’s latest novel, I Have Become the Tide  (Simon & Schuster India, Rs 499)) is an urgent, wonderfully crafted novel where political, historical and contemporary realities jostle with each other to come to an understanding of the India we live in today, with its unjust caste and religious underpinnings. Three separate

Living Hell brings alive Bombay underworld

Editor | Pulp fiction All Nadeem Sayed Khatib, aka Nadeem Chipkali, wants to do is stay in his apartment all day, watch some TV and ignore his mounting worries. He is not in the best shape, cash-wise and otherwise, but let’s be honest, people seriously have it out for him. Sometimes, dangerous people. Things change