17 Indian Plays You Must Read Right Now to Understand Indian Diversity

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Indian literature has a rich tradition of dramas and plays through the centuries. With strong oral traditions, stories were seen and heard, and not read. We’ve had various iconic Indian plays through the years, and this article aims to compile them in one place. We’ve focused on cultural importance and richness in our list, and […]

10 Recommended Books on Indian Movies for Cinephiles

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As they say (or should say, if they don’t), everything starts from the page. Almost every movie has its inception through a screenplay (or a book), and then it absorbs and develops new dimensions with time. Hence, it’s fascinating to read books on movies and the worlds they create and return where we started. Our […]

10 Indian Actors Who Became Authors

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Amritesh Mukherjee curates a list of Indian actors who became authors for your TBR. You often see artists switching mediums, an actor becoming a producer, a cinematographer trying their hand at being a director, the instances are many. But it’s not all too often when actors enter the world of literature, and that too beyond […]

The idea of objectivity is boring. So, what I do is look at all sides of the problem: Abhishek Choudhary

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Team P3 interacted with Abhishek Choudhary author of VAJPAYEE: The Ascent of the Hindu Right, 1924–1977 (Picador India, 2023) Abhishek Choudhary studied economics in Delhi and Chennai and has worked since 2010 in development (Pratham, IGC-Bihar) and journalism (Governance Now, Hoot, Newslaundry). His writing has appeared in a range of publications, including Anandabazar Patrika, Caravan, […]

“Stories are about making the “other” world that your audience can access”: Ivy Ngeow

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Amritesh Mukherjee from Team P3 is in conversation with author Ivy Ngeow. Ivy Ngeow was born and raised in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Her debut, Cry of the Flying Rhino (2017), was awarded the International Proverse Prize in Hong Kong. Her novels include Heart of Glass (2018), Overboard (2020), and White Crane Strikes (2022). She is the commissioning editor of the Asian Anthology New Writing series. The American […]

“If you do not respect words and do not know that one word can make a difference to the entire piece, then you better not be a writer.” Mridula Garg

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Amritesh Mukherjee is in conversation with Mridula Garg where she shares her thoughts on censorship in literature, about the public reception of her work, and more. Mridula Garg is an Indian writer who writes in Hindi and English  She has published over 30 books in Hindi – novels, short story collections, plays, and collections of essays – including […]

10 Asian Books to Watch Out For in 2024

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Team P3 curates a list of Asian Books to watch out for in 2024 All stories are similar, but some stories are more similar to each other than others. And while the original Animal Farm quote was ironic, this one isn’t. You can find several common themes and stories in the larger Asian culture and […]

10 Political History Books of South Asia

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Team P3 curates a list of recommended political history books of South Asia South Asian history is mired with contradictions, tragedies, and paradoxes of all kinds. To do justice to all the stories that reside and have resided here would be a mammoth task, one certainly beyond the scope of our history textbooks. In this […]

11 Award-Winning Southeast Asian Authors

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Team P3 curates a list of award-winning Southeast Asian authors for your TBR. Southeast Asia is a region rich in cultural diversity, historical depth, and storytelling traditions. From the evocative Indonesian prose to the poignant Vietnamese poetry, there is much to explore in Southeast Asian culture. Our article today looks at some of these luminaries, […]