Graphic Novels in India

Comics have been a prevalent feature in India since 1967. Amar Chitra Katha was one of India's first comics, and it initiated the trend for Indian comics like Tinkle and Chacha Chaudhary, which were the most widely read Indian comics. The term 'graphic novel' was popularised by Will Eisner, Art Spiegelman, who stated that a… Continue reading Graphic Novels in India

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“You are your life and nothing else”

In  The Illicit Happiness of Other People, Manu Joseph writes about a boy who has not only discovered, but has embraced a response to the greatest mystery that plagues men and women – the meaning of their own existence.  I love fiction that embraces absences, negations, interstitial spaces – that’s where I find most of… Continue reading “You are your life and nothing else”