Reading issue 2012

Shimla is the setting for Drop Dead. Photo: Sandeep Sahdev/Hindustan Times<br />

New tecs on the block

4 min read . 16 Nov 2012
A performance by the Saltbush Children’s Theatre<br />

So many ways to tell a tale

1 min read . 16 Nov 2012
Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint<br />

Balancing the books

2 min read . 16 Nov 2012
India’s best-sellers may be campus romances and management guides, but there’s plenty of diversity in publishers’ lists. Photo: Thinkstock<br />

The manuscript manifesto

12 min read . 18 Nov 2012
Publishers worldwide are looking at the young adult category very seriously. Photo: Thinkstock<br />

The kids are all right

6 min read . 17 Nov 2012
Visitors at the Jaipur Literature Festival, 2011. Photo: Manoj Madhavan/Mint<br />

Open season

3 min read . 16 Nov 2012
Sarrah Dashti, three years and four months, is a regular at mCubed. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint<br />

Books around the corner

3 min read . 16 Nov 2012
Moving to Penguin from Random House India has made the scale of Sarkar’s job bigger, but more focused. Photo: Manoj Verma/HT City<br />

Chiki Sarkar | Beyond bookish

5 min read . 16 Nov 2012
Participants at Bookaroo in the City, a pre-festival event, at Lodhi Gardens, Delhi. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />

Bookaroo | Read to me

6 min read . 15 Nov 2012
A painting exercise at Bookaroo in the City at Lodhi Gardens, Delhi. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />

Bookaroo | Starter

1 min read . 15 Nov 2012
The columnist’s collection, arranged by theme, quirk and colour. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint<br />

Bibliophilia needs smart shelving

5 min read . 15 Nov 2012
The National Library began in 1836. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint<br />

A long shelf life

5 min read . 15 Nov 2012
Naguib Mahfouz wrote his great Cairo trilogy about the old city he knew intimately. Photo: Barry Iverson/Getty Images<br />

In Cairo, follow Mahfouz

2 min read . 15 Nov 2012