Timeri N Murari
Murari has written novels, non-fiction, screenplays and stage plays. The Square Circle made Time magazine's top 10 best films. He adapted and directed it at the Leicester Haymarket Theatre. His novels include the international best-seller Taj (reissued by Penguin India in 2004), Steps from Paradise (Coronet Books 1996) and My Temporary Son (Penguin India 2005).
[ fiction - march 12 ]
I'm delighted to run an excerpt from Tim's new (and extravagantly praised) book - he's an old nthposition hand and I've enjoyed his writing for a long time.
[ fiction - june 07 ]
A short story about revenge.
[ places - october 06 ]
Once upon a time America was a sunny country...
[ opinion - april 06 ]
Power certainly corrupts and Superpower corrupts totally.
[ people - february 06 ]
Dangerous liaisons with Christine Keeler.
[ people - december 05 ]
"There is a comma in that sentence, and I placed it there for a purpose. Please repeat that line and remember the comma."
[ people - november 05 ]
"So I ended up living in his 42-room mansion which had a swimming pool and a ball room and a kitchen the size of a tennis court. But it barely had any furniture..."
[ bookreviews ]
An instant primer on India for those who know a lot about India.
[ people - july 05 ]
"'I think you're the man to write my 'Ramayana' feature film,' Sanjay suddenly announced. I looked behind to see if someone else had entered the room."
[ places - april 05 ]
I return to the NGO office on the lawn. "What are the Scientologists doing here?" I ask Achama. "I'm surprised they're back," she says. "They were thrown out a week ago."
[ opinion - march 05 ]
"Every Wall comes with its own baggage that cannot be contained by it. The Wall never grants the wishes for which it was built."
[ people - february 05 ]
An orphan's tale.
We have millions of poor who were not victims of the tsunami, and they will remain mired in their poverty.