dystopian novels

Why Are Dystopian Novels Going Mainstream In Today’s Time?

By Mahira Dasgupta  Death. Violence. Oppression. Ruin. These are common to all dystopian novels. Many people fail to understand this fascination with stories where things...

Don’t All Dystopian Fiction Heroines In Different Novels Have Exactly The Same Characteristics?

A genre that has gained immense popularity in the recent past is the genre of dystopian fiction. Although it is not actually a new...
Murder At Savoy

Murder At Savoy: Mussoorie’s Most Mysterious Murder Case Inspired Agatha Christie’s First Novel

By Shubhankar Thapliyal A murder happens in 1911, ghost walks until today! A lady is found, but in perfect condition in her room. Poison is found...

Here’s Why Millennials Relate To Instapoets

Instagram is one application (apart from Facebook) that has taken the millennial generation by storm. Originally started as a platform to share professional photographs,...

In This Age Of Kindle Readers Do We Still Want Paper Books?

By Niharkana Dhar “Tap, tap” onto my laptop touchpad perched atop my legs, my head leaning in the oddest way over a pillow so that...
Sorabh Pant

Sorabh Pant Talks To ED Times About His Latest Novel “Pawan” Being Similar To...

Sorabh Pant, the funny man who has been consistently rated as one of the top stand-up comedians in the country by multiple publications including...

What If You Want To Send A Handwritten Letter But Your Writing Is Terrible?

Where the world is surrounded by technology, few are those people who still believe in handwritten letters when it comes to conveying one's feelings. Handwritten...

Audiobooks – What You Miss Out On If You Avoid Them

A lot of people hold the opinion that the experience of reading books is somehow superior to that of listening to audiobooks. Personally, I read...

Trevor Noah’s Book ‘Born A Crime’ Is His Wittiest Best On Apartheid In South...

Trevor Noah, the South African comedian and the new face of the Daily Show, continues to charm and mesmerize us all with his beautiful...

A Young 21 YO Is Making Metro Passengers In Chennai Put Down Their Phones...

If you’re a sucker for surprises, keep your eyes peeled the next time you travel by the Chennai Metro and, if you’re lucky enough,...

Angelina Jolie Produces The Breadwinner: Movie About Taliban, War-Stricken Afghanistan And A Girl

“Is it a happy story or a sad story?” asks Parvana “Just wait and see” The wait is not long as theaters around the globe...
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These 5 Archie Comic Strips Address Controversial Issues Without Us Knowing

Archie comics have been a staple read for teenagers across countries for many years ever since they were introduced sometime around 1942. Archie, Jughead, Betty,...

Do You Know This Book That George R. R. Martin Wrote Before Game Of...

The 5 magic words that catch the attention of every book lover - New York Times #1 Bestseller. But we really can’t be blamed for...

“Timepass” and “Dadagiri” Make Their Way To The Oxford English Dictionary

Here’s some rather amusing news coming out of Britain: The acclaimed Oxford English Dictionary has added 70 Indian-English or Hinglish words to their official...

These Japanese Nano Poems Will Make You Fall In Love With Them

The power of poetry lies in the artistic impression that it establishes upon its readers where universal facts are represented with creativity, imagination and...
Noida International Literature Festival

Noida Is Coming Up With Its Own Literature Festival: The Noida International Literature Festival

#PartnerED A one-of-a-kind initiative by Across The Road Advertising and Events Pvt Ltd. Noida International Literature Festival - “Vibhor” is a unique celebration of words,...

Life Lessons From This 1943 Book Are Perfect For The Present Indian Youth To...

The Fountainhead, published in 1943, is a novel written by the Russian-American author Ayn Rand. While the novel doesn't explicitly mention her philosophical system...

Demystifying A Chetan Bhagat Fan

Disclaimer: I hate Chetan Bhagat and the sorry excuse for literature that he prints on the bodies of those poor trees. My copy of...
most mysterious book

Has The World’s Most Mysterious Book Finally Been Decoded?

By- Mayank Dixit It is a basic human instinct to be attracted to anything that is even a little bit mysterious in any form. Aliens,...
chetan bhagat

Why India Loves Chetan Bhagat

By Mayank Dixit In a country which boasts of producing Nobel laureates such as Tagore and literary works which are no less than masterpieces, we...
They don’t make a ‘syndrome’ out of just about anything (refer Fish Odour Syndrome), so this is serious. Pay attention

Stuck In The Middle: Middle Child Syndrome In GoT, HP And Little Women

By Deepa Thomas Are you an attention-seeker? Prone to preconceived notions? Confused about your identity? Well, if you’re a middle child, I’m just going to...
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“For Sale – Baby Shoes, Never Worn”: Magnifying The Art Of Micro-Fiction

By Deepa Thomas Being a Literature student, I’m expected to read A LOT of novels for my classes and I’ve found that having the attention...
harry potter series

What Does The Harry Potter Series Mean To You? : ED Voxpop

The HP fandom has grown over the years, it’s one of the most followed series (both the books and the movies!). The origin of the...
nursery rhymes

Did You Know These Popular Nursery Rhymes Are Dark, Brutal, And Horrific

Children are supposed to be innocent and G rated. There is a society wide held notion that the innocence of kids is of the...

How Many Books To Be Banned To Declare India A Democracy?

Let’s admit it – banning books is not a new thing; it is not exclusive to this regime. Rohinton Mistry’s Such A Long Journey...

Game Of Thrones ‘The Spoils Of War’: ED Review

What a glorious episode. My god. So many things to address! Let's begin, shall we? (And for the people who haven't watched it and are reading this. Why...

The World’s First Lesbian Pornography Magazine “On Our Backs” Had Interesting Stuff To Say

Homosexual women have always been considered as something apart from straight women and they've had to clamour separately for their rights. Given the circumstances,...
words

I Bet You Didn’t Know The Fascinating History Behind These Words

Ever wondered how languages were made? Who decided the words for different things? Well, they were not decided by some esoteric committees. Generally, it went...
Mahabharat

Mahabharata – Were The Heroes Really The Heroes Or Just Misunderstood Characters?

Mahabharata is the Indian epic centered around the Kurukshetra war between the Pandavas and Kauravas. Apart from the main theme, there are numerous stories...
libraries in india

5 Libraries In India That Are A Must Visit For All Bookworms

Being a die-hard bookworm, there is no better place, according to me, than a library. Having browsed through a multitude of photos and videos of...

Friendly Fridays Chapter 60: Author Of Shiva Trilogy: Amish Tripathi

This week on Friendly Fridays we have with us Amish Tripathi who is known for his novels, The Immortals of Meluha, The Secret of the...

Wackiest Harry Potter Fan Theories That Will Make You Go “Whaaaat!”

As is common with all major well-written fictional series, fans always do their best to read in between the lines to find as many...

Rupi Kaur’s “Milk And Honey” Is A Failure To Me: ReviewED

Disclaimer: This is a personal piece, so feel free to contradict. Also because I don't care. All the articles on the internet compelling "7 Powerful...
baahubali

The Rise Of Sivagami- A Look Into The World Of Baahubali: ED Poster Series

Baahubali is a universe in and of itself, with it having amassed not just regional fan-base but national and even international too, it has...
Neil Gaiman Norse Mythology

This Novel By Neil Gaiman Is THE Book You Should Be Reading If You...

Neil Gaiman's Norse Mythology, which was published this February, is a retelling of the primaeval Nordic tales arranged in a novelistic arc. I am...

Peculiar Traits Of Every Bookworm Which One Will Definitely Relate To

By Sanchari Pal Bookworms often tend to be treated as A grade nerds. They are always subject to snide comments and snickers. But it’s alright,...

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Several Millennials Are Choosing To Ditch Facebook: Why?

"I have a Facebook account, but I hardly use it." This is an extremely common line I've heard from...

People Stage Silent Protests Against Revocation Of Article 370 At Jantar Mantar

People from Jammu and Kashmir staged a silent protest yesterday at Jantar Mantar. The event was held in opposition to the scrapping...

Read About Devadasis: Girls Married To Temple Deities

The Devadasi culture was prevalent in various parts of southern India from around the 3rd century till the 1980s.