Rajendra Nagar, a historian and writer talks about the importance of literature, how it has shaped the human race and how a single word brought about all the stories we know, speak of and create today.
Alenka Sottler, an award-winning Slovenian painter and illustrator, talks about her love for painting and literature, the art of illustration and the immense power that depicting human faces on book covers can have on readers.
“Don’t judge a book by its cover”. And yet, a lot of Instagrammers are obsessed with showing us their reads. Is this plain vanity? Or does it speak of a deeper love?
In an age where ‘Netflix and chill’ is the preferred weekend pursuit (don’t get us wrong, we indulge in it too), the question we are asking is – Does literature have any value today?