Diya Gupta

Writer. Reseacher.


Date of Publication: Wednesday, 22nd November, 2017
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“Teachers and students produce, reinforce, recreate, resist, and transform ideas about race, gender, and difference in the classroom.” - Chandra Talpade Mohanty, ‘On Race and Voice: Challenges for ...Read More


Date of Publication: Tuesday, 26th July, 2016
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“Choti yeh hai teri saanp ki hi lehar Dogana/Khati hun tere vaste main zahar Dogana(This plait of yours is the wave of a serpent, Dogana/I take poison because of you, Dogana)” - Lines from nineteenth-century Urdu Rekhti poet Insha Allah Khan ...Read More


Date of Publication: Friday, 29th August, 2003
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Kunal Basu’s second novel, The Miniaturist, blends history and fiction to recreate the world of 16th century India through the story of Bihzad, the illiterate yet exceptionally talented painter in the court of Akbar. The book provides remarkable insights into the Mughal world — a world where one’s identity is conferred ...Read More


Date of Publication: Friday, 6th December, 2002
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Sarah Waters’s third book, Fingersmith, tells the story of a pair of seventeen year-old girls. But it is hardly a book for adolescents, for both its theme and treatment are extremely adult. The beginning of the novel has resonances of Oliver Twist. Susan Trinder, the central character, is an orphan brought ...Read More

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