A list of good reads
- BBC News has an important report on the disinformation spread about the Israel-Palestine War on social media—an exercise spearheaded by many Indian accounts.
- Also in BBC News, how Covid is going to become yet another seasonal, respiratory bug.
- Fast Company has a feature on female founders who chose to not follow the #GirlBoss path, which proved key to their success.
- Two good food-related reads from the Washington Post: One, a fun list of nine recipes inspired by meals in famous literary books like ‘Little Women’ and ‘The Bell Jar’. Two, Hannah Seo explains why caffeine does not work for some people.
- Arunima Mazumdar in Scroll analyses why Haruki Murakami hasn’t won the Nobel Prize—arguing that perhaps he’s too popular.
- Florence Hazrat in The Millions pays ode to the much reviled exclamation mark through its use across literature!
- Eater has a lovely interactive timeline of the history of food art.
- The Hindu explains what went wrong with two of the biggest live show blunders in recent weeks—AR Rahman’s concert in Chennai and Trevor Noah’s standup comedy show in Bangalore.
- Here’s something to watch: ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ creator Bill Watterson is famously reclusive but with the release of his first published work in 28 years, he released this funny and heartwarming video about his collaboration with artist John Kascht.