Speaking Tiger authors Ravish Kumar, Kalpana Swaminathan, Upamanyu Chatterjee and Mark Tully participated at the Tata Literature Live! Click here to view album.
Radhika Oberoi’s Stillborn Season opens with the assassination of Indira Gandhi in October 1984. Evoking the homicidal madness of the days which followed, the novel traces the fates of individual and intermeshed lives as mobs spill out onto the streets of Delhi, hunting, maiming and killing Sikh men and women in revenge.’ First Post carries an excerpt from Stillborn Season by Radhika Oberoi.
We, at Speaking Tiger are deeply saddened by the demise of veteran journalist, human rights activist and author Kuldeep Nayar. We express our sincere condolences to his family and friends.
‘Obesity is a low energy state. This description of obesity as an invisible illness marks the starting point of FAT: The Body, Food And Obesity, which undertakes a scientific exploration of our relationship with food. Authored by paediatric surgeons Dr Ishrat Syed and Dr Kalpana Swaminathan, FAT simplifies how the body feels about what we eat, rather than how our body looks, which is often the starting point of many appearance-driven health and beauty movements today.’ Book review of FAT: The Body, Food And Obesity by Dr Ishrat Syed and Dr Kalpana Swaminathan.