Posts Tagged ‘Harry Potter’

Varsha Seshan is a writer of to-do lists, detailed notes to self, and emails. In between all that, she writes stories. Her story ‘Wilderness’ is about the feeling of being chosen to get a tiny glimpse of the wonderful wild world. It is also the winning entry of our Travel Writing Contest. Editor’s note: Going to look...

Hari R Krishna is a graduate in Mechanical engineering and now works in a reputed bank. He still wonders how he ended up in a there, but convinces himself that it gives him enough time to write. He started reading when he was 5 years old, after his mother overwhelmed him with tales of Robin Hood, Enid Blyton‘s works,...

Some literary characters simply become iconic. They come to life in a way that they become a real person you would like to know. And sometimes, you would like to date as well! Try out our lit-fic quiz and find out which literary fiction character should you date?

Ever had a bad day and asked yourself what’d make you feel better? We might have a cure for you! Six people tell us what books make them smile, and why. The titles are making us look forward to updating our to-read list. Here are the best ones: If It’s Monday It Must Be Madurai: A Conducted Tour of India by...

Vismay Harani’s The UnRobot is about a time when robots reign supreme, humanity is enslaved and a desperate plan to overthrow the robots is hatched. While he may be Vismay Harani to outside world, those closest to him call him ‘Alienman’. He has tried to provoke a fat spider to bite him so that he could be a friendly,...

“20 years ago today a world that I had lived in alone was suddenly open to others. It’s been wonderful. Thank you.” J.K. Rowling‏ Everything, from Facebook to Twitter is busy celebrating 20 years of Harry potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, so we couldn’t be left behind. Take this quiz of just 7 questions from the 7 books...

Faraaz Kazi, the Nicholas Sparks of India, chooses his five favourite female characters from romances

Barack Obama to write a foreword, JK Rowling expands her magical universe, and Amazon will open a second bookstore

Harry Potter is back, a short story collection from North Korea, and a DIY book editor