literary
Book review: A handy cookbook for the enthusiastic home chef
It is said that, “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” This quote is absolutely true and if a food item does not appeal to our taste buds, our dining will not be satisfactory too.
Author interview:  Subash Kedia says  'Emotional Intelligence 10X' is about creating a win-win situation
Congratulations on the release of 'Emotional Intelligence 10X'. What is the feedback from your friends and readers who have already read your book?
Kolkata, Jun 5 (IBNS): Kolkata's bookstore chain Starmark, in association with Rupa Publications India, hosted the launch of Barun Chanda's novel 'Murder in the monastery' at its South City Mall outlet last month.
Academician Ajanta Paul’s debut fiction, The Elixir Maker and Other Stories, a collection of 12 short tales, is, in a single phrase, poetry in motion. She paints her metaphors and images with the ease and cadence of a poet. Each story has a distinct subject that ranges from broken marriages, gender dialectics, female foeticide, the freedom movement, travails of street children, a family lawsuit and many more. The writer in conversation with IBNS correspondent Supriyo Hazra
Author Bhaavna Arora spent six months in dire situation of Kashmir for her research work to write Undaunted: Lt. Ummer Fayaz of Kashmir, a book on the life of Lt. Ummer Fayaz who was abducted and killed by militants in 2017. Being the guest at An Author's Afternoon presented by Shree Cement Ltd and organised by the Prabha Khaitan Foundation in association with Taj Bengal Kolkata this month, Arora spoke about her roller coaster ride in writing the book. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh bring excerpts
Perhaps poems can express our various emotions and facets of life in the best possible way. If we read some enriching and meaningful poems, they can make us happy and can also awaken our senses.