Free Press Journal
  • Shatrujeet Nath writer of ‘Vikramaditya Veergatha’ series says, “I will go where stories take me”

    Journalist-turned-novelist Shatrujeet Nath tells Boski Gupta why he’s not bound by genres and how it’s to live surrounded by people who are not real, but very much alive in your head From jingle writer to business journalist to best-selling author, Shatrujeet Nath has come a long way, but this is only a start of a deemed…

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  • Our society needs a vision transplant: Author Shubha Vilas

    Author Shubha Vilas talks to Boski Gupta about his choice of writing, his books and how to maintain a balance between spirituality and religion Indian mythology is in demand. More and more writers are going back in time to search ‘fresh’ ideas for their books. Right from the stories of the Puranas to the battle…

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  • Lost and found, in translation

    Book: Two Author: Gulzar Publisher: Harper Perennial Pages: 179 Price: Rs 399 Scene 75 Author: Dr Rahi Masoom Raza Translator: Poonam Saxena Publisher: Harper Perennial Pages: 224 Price: Rs399 If you are a ’90s kids, the chances are your Sundays would be more or less similar to mine. Waking up to the melodious Rangoli, followed by…

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  • William Dalrymple: Everything I love is in India

    Author William Dalrymple shares with Boski Gupta what attracts him to India and why he thinks Jaipur is the best location for a literary event in this country William Dalrymple isn’t pleased when India is called his second home. “It’s been more than 30 years now that I am here. It’s very much home,” he…

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  • For author Shabnam Minwalla, the world’s a playground

    Author Shabnam Minwalla agrees it’s only magic that allows her to write books despite being on a full time job of a mother as she talks to Boski Gupta about things close to her heart From hard core journalist to author of children’ book, Shabnam Minwalla has come a long way. What started as a…

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  • Ustad Amjad Ali Khan: Mumbai is a great attraction for any musician

    As the legendary maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan welcomes the morning sun in Mumbai, Boski Gupta wonders at the serenity that music brings to this exacting city It’s not every day that you wake up to the musical bliss of listening to the legendary Ustad Amjad Ali Khan. But today can be that day. Today…

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  • Books to help your little ones grow

    A Bear Grylls Adventure 1: The Blizzard Challenge Author: Edward Michael Grylls Illustrator: Emma McCann Publisher: Bloomsbury Price: Rs199 Olly isn’t enjoying activity camp. Why should he bother building a shelter or foraging for food with his teammates — he’d rather be at home in the warm and dry, where the sofa and the video…

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