Ruskin Bond is an award-winning Indian author of British descent, much renowned for his role in promoting children’s literature in India. He has written over 500 short stories, essays and novellas and more than 50 books for children. His first novel, The Room on the Roof, written at 17, received the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize in 1957. His latest work, The Little Book of Comfort, will be available from January 2019. He has received the Sahitya Akademi Award, the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and the Sahitya Akademi’s Bal Sahitya Puraskar.
March 11, 2022 ● 5 PM
AM I AUDIBLE? Sandip Roy, Tanaya Patnaik and Ruskin Bond* on the rise of podcasts, radio and audiobooks. In conversation with Sampad Patnaik