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The announcement of the year’s Booker shortlist struck a chord with Indians as it featured Avni Doshi among the six selected authors. And while it is a singular feat in itself, this does not mark Indian authors’ first tryst with the coveted honour. Over the years, five Indian authors, VS Naipaul (1971), Salman Rushdie (1981), […]

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Here is an assortment of five long form comics published in 2020 that you can pick up and read. They are chosen by the comics enthusiast, Pinaki De. 1. The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist (2020) Adrian Tomine Publisher: Drawn and Quarterly In his latest outing, Tomine departs his characteristic style, laying bare the disappointments, […]

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Like every year, the season of literary awards is here. And starting it off was The Booker Prize longlist for the year 2020. Announced on July 28, it consisted of 13 titles. The shortlist, however, trimmed it to six titles, which consists  of Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi, published in India as Girl In White Cotton, The New Wilderness by Diane Cook, This […]