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Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi, The Rabbit & The Squirrel — A Love Story About Friendship, Award-winning author

His latest work The Rabbit & The Squirrel — A Love Story About Friendship is a touching fable, exploring the nuances of relationships. Award-winning author Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi writes about why sometimes silence really is golden
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Andal, Books, Exclusive, Featured, Kodhai, Online, Sharanya Manivannan, The Queen Of Jasmine Country
October 26, 2018

Sharanya Manivannan, author and poet, and poet-saint Andal are separated by hundreds of years. And yet, Manivannan reimagines Andal’s childhood in a debut novel that feels as fresh and relevant to our times as it is to the ninth century
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October 15, 2018

The coastal seaport has much to offer for those who need their literary fill. Verve takes you on a trail of places to visit for every kind of fan of the written word...
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Kalpana Swaminathan

What’s it like for authors to grow with protagonists that they write about over multiple books? Acclaimed writer Kalpana Swaminathan talks about her favourite leading lady, Lalli the detective, from her series of crime mysteries
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Anjali Kumar, Stalking God — My Unorthodox Search For Something To Believe In
September 28, 2018

In Search of Self

Text by Karthik Shankar

Anjali Kumar, the author of Stalking God — My Unorthodox Search For Something To Believe In, talks to Verve about faith, the importance of keeping an open mind and the commonality of our humanity
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Books, Featured, Naveen Kishore, Online Exclusive, Seagull Books

A Midwife’s Tale

Text by Sholeen Damarwala

Naveen Kishore of Seagull Books has been cajoling readers to explore new kinds of writing without allowing “safe reader-led choices” to dictate his book lists
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