A fundamental text

Book: On Citizenship Authors: Romila Thapar, N. Ram, Gautam Bhatia and Gautam Patel Publisher: Aleph Price:&nb...

Cinema through a new lens

Book: Cinema through Rasa: A Tryst with Masterpieces in the Light of Rasa Siddhanta Author: Prachand Prav...

Superwoman’s story

Book: My Life In Full: Work, Family, And our future Author: Indra K. Nooyi Publisher: Hachette Price: Rs ...

Care and conflict in Kashmir

Book: The Occupied Clinic: Militarism and Care in Kashmir Author: Saiba Varma Publisher: Duke Price: ...

Library and afterlife

Book: The Paris Library Author: Janet Skeslien Charles, Publisher: Two Roads Price: £14.99 The library ...

Heeding a higher calling

Book: The World Beneath Their Feet: The British, the Americans, the Nazis and the Race to Summit the...

Books  /  Published 28.03.20

Red Reading Hood

This year, the Calcutta Book Fair had Russia as its theme country. The outer walls of the boxy pavilion adorned with illustrations of the Kremlin Grand Palace and the Bolshoi Theatre against a spliced...
By Paromita Sen

Books  /  Published 13.09.18

The Skull of Alum Bheg

By Sujaan Mukherjee

Books  /  Published 26.03.20

A lost history of resistance from the Mughal past

Amita Kanekar’s novel is set in the time of the Mughal emperor, Aurangzeb, in the latter half of the 17th century. Kanekar has offered a fine piece of work, writing things historians cannot. The bru...
By Raziuddin Aquil

Books  /  Published 21.06.19

Ravinder Singh on stepping out of his comfort zone

Ravinder Singh’s latest book — The Belated Bachelor Party — has just dropped and his fans are going berserk, for that is the kind of adulation that the author commands over his fans. Singh was i...
By Priyanka Roy

India  /  Published 21.06.19

Under the hammer: First edition copies of Mahatma Gandhi's autobiography

First edition copies of Mahatma Gandhi's autobiography, The Story of My Experiments with Truth: Volumes I and II, will go under the hammer at an online auction by Saffronart's StoryLTD.Printed in 1927...
By PTI in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 21.06.19

Caste and other demons

“Gandhiji, I have no homeland.” The first meeting between Gandhi and B.R. Ambedkar, who later became chairman of the drafting committee of independent India’s Constitution and its first law mini...
By Subhash Gatade

Books  /  Published 21.03.20

Kids home? These writers offer help

Susan TanThe “Authors Everywhere!” YouTube channel, started by Susan Tan, who wrote the Cilla Lee-Jenkins series for middle-grade readers, includes activities, writing workshops and readings from ...
By New York Times News Service

Books  /  Published 14.06.19

Fathers in fiction

Author: William ShakespeareFather: King LearKing Lear is a person revered by all but not loved by two of his daughters. However, the deeds of his daughters dictated by greed, has always been a point o...
By Ankit Santra

Books  /  Published 13.06.19

Caste and the terrible inequalities

In the Acknowledgements section of the novel, I Have Become the Tide, Githa Hariharan explains why she, presumably a “privileged person in terms of caste or class”, felt the need to write about ...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty

Books  /  Published 13.03.20

Showing the way to a lost generation

War does not always leave funereal silence in its wake. When World War I drew to a close, it ushered in an age bustling with energy — the ‘Roaring Twenties’ in America and les années folles, or...
By Kamalika Basu


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