India’s popular mythologist and writer is back with his new book for children, The Boys Who Fought. In an exclusive interview, Devdutt Pattanaik talks about the misunderstood world of Indian mythology.
Amish Tripathi’s books have awakened our nation’s passion for mythology and epic, giving us humanized versions of revered characters and infused with details from our history and culture. In his newest book, Sita – Warrior of Mithila, the second of the Ram Chandra series, Amish brings us face to face with the feminine icon — and perhaps reveals our own prejudices. Read on see what this blockbuster author says about modern myth and female protagonists.
Devdutt Pattanaik asked himself the question: Does Sita choose in the Ramayana? “Suddenly, I found five situations where Sita makes remarkable choices that takes the narrative forward,” he says. Read this exclusive interview
The bestselling author declares that he set out to write books that are popular, not to win the Booker Prize. Read the Ken Follett interview, in which he speaks out to Flipkart about writing, reading, his favorite authors and influences