Nilanjana S. Roy is an Indian journalist, literary critic and author. She is the author of two award-winning fantasy novels (The Wildings and The Hundred Names of Darkness), a collection of essays on reading (The Girl Who Ate Books).
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Life in Bombay is getting tricky, as the author searches for love, weight loss and spiritual contentment. She sets off with her boyfriend for New York City, where the American dream appears on a plate - TV, food, and visits to the morgue. However, will Europe prove to be her spiritual home?...
A new generation discovers @magnolialotus's Getting There, one of my favourite books for women about the pleasures of drifting, not sticking to diets, travelling solo, and living a life of successful aimlessness. – source
Nilanjana RoyOct 23, 2020
The Manipuri writer Binodini's Sahitya Akademi Award-winning historical novel The Princess and the Political Agent tells the love story of her aunt Princess Sanatombi and Lt. Col. Henry P. Maxwell, the British representative in the subjugated Tibeto-Burman kingdom of Manipur. A poignant story of love and fealty, treachery and valour, it is set in t...
An astonishing book — more about Binodini: – source
Nilanjana RoyMay 11, 2020
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Derek O'Brien dominated Indian television as the country's most well-known quizmaster for over two decades, asking questions to millions across India. Now he plays a key role in the Rajya Sabha raising important questions from the front row in the Upper House. One of the most candid, courageous voices of the Opposition, O'Brien is articulate, incis...
Also recommended byKaushik Basu
@genderlogindia Loved that book (though not Indian). But maybe still useful if you're discussing smashing stereotypes in general. – source
Nilanjana RoyFeb 22, 2017
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