Posts Tagged ‘premchand’

Ankit hails from Lalitpur, a sleepy little town in central India. Writing and telling short stories and poetry brings him comfort. As a Ph.D. scholar, he gets to spend a lot of time with children in government schools of India, listening to their stories and learning from them about life. At the moment, he is in...

Translator Zafar Syed on Ali Akbar Natiq, one of the hottest literary stars in Urdu writing today

Did you know the Tintin comics were all serialized in magazines before they appeared in book form? So were the Sherlock Holmes stories, Charles Dickens’ novels, Madame Bovary, Tagore’s Gora, Asterix the Gaul, and R.K. Narayan’s novels too! Here are five books you never knew were serialized: Chandrakanta by Devaki...