Arts & Literature

We should read more South Asian literature in English
The literature of the Indian subcontinent reflects the struggles of generations before and after British colonial rule  
Should children read fairy tales?
We have magical memories of these stories from childhood, but many contain messages we may find uncomfortable
'Teppu' is an underrated MMA manga with an edge
A complex and unusual anti-heroine livens up the story beats of a sports manga that has more grit than the competition
How publishing mistreats women writers
From the Brönte sisters to JK Rowling, many women have had to adopt male-sounding names to get their books released
Roald Dahl publisher to release original versions after backlash
Puffin said it would release 17 of Dahl's titles under its Penguin logo later this year, with his original text unchanged
French Roald Dahl publisher says 'non' to text changes
The director of a French children's book publisher said late author Dahl would not have accepted such changes
How an English Medium kid came to love Bangla literature
When I first came to Bangladesh, I struggled to speak the language. But when I pushed myself at university, I learned to love reading Bangla books
What makes 'To Kill a Mockingbird' a timeless classic?
Harper Lee's prose, simple but full of character, draws readers into a tale of childhood innocence and its loss