Zadie Smith says that once she finishes a book, she feels like lying on her back in her garden and shouting out aloud. Alan Hollinghurst says finishing a book empties him out. Roddy Doyle wants to get on to a new one no sooner than he gets one done. Read more

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Once in a while, just once in a while, along comes a children’s book that is as much fun for the child it aimed at as for as her parents. Read more

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If you are a reader of the print edition of the Hindustan Times (and there is no reason why you shouldn’t be; if you aren’t, you ought to start right away. Plug, you say? Well, they help me keep Wasabi peanuts on the table) you must have been keeping up with all that was happening at the Jaipur Literature Festival between January 21 and 25. Read more

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If you are a reader of the print edition of the Hindustan Times (and there is no reason why you shouldn’t be; if you aren’t, you ought to start right away. Plug, you say? Well, they help me keep Wasabi peanuts on the table) you must have been keeping up with all that was happening at the Jaipur Literature Festival between January 21 and 25. Read more

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