Diary of a sparkling mind

Book: Policymaker’s Journal: From New Delhi to Washington D.C. Author: Kaushik Basu Publisher: Simon &am...

A dip in the sea of verse

Book: A Map of Longings: Life and Works of Agha Shahid Ali Author: Manan Kapoor Publisher: Viking Price: ...

Meet author Jennifer Niven

All The Bright Places created ripples in the Young Adult (YA) category films on Netflix, delving deep into the...

Saplings and Weeds

Recap: Everyone, barring Zaara, is happy that the usually withdrawn Seher seems to be opening up to Saahil and...

Old battles

Book: Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World Author: Simon Winchester Publisher: Harper Pr...

A citizen of the world

Book: Home in the World: A Memoir Author: Amartya Sen, Publisher: Allen Lane Price: Rs 899 “Where is the w...

Books  /  Published 25.01.19

Powerful women of the Mughal empire

Ira Mukhoty’s second book promises to be timely, topical and trendy, but fails to deliver on several counts. Catering to the current penchant for popular history, the book is a hybrid of the scholar...
By Debapriya Basu

Books  /  Published 26.12.19

The page turners of 2019: Fiction

Quichotte by Salman Rushdie, Hamish HamiltonRushdie turns the idea of the quixotic quest on its head in this layered novel. The knight errant loses his mind watching TV and sets off across America wit...
By The Telegraph

Books  /  Published 19.01.19

The Grim Reapers

The Karni Bharni paintings from 18th and 19th century Jain manuscripts illustrate hell with its mindboggling variety of sufferings. Karni in Hindi means deed and bharni would translate as returns. The...
By Upala Sen

Books  /  Published 19.01.19

An eye on the world

The release of Gun Island, the new book by Amitav Ghosh, is still about five months away, but curiosity about it is already running high. His first work of fiction after The Ibis Trilogy, the last of ...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 16.01.19

Many shudder but I don't care: Reshma Qureshi

She is a vlogger, has walked the ramp and is an youth icon. She is also an acid attack survivor. Reshma Qureshi talks of the attack that changed her life, her journey from depression and her book, Bei...
By Chandreyee Ghose

Books  /  Published 20.12.19

Not a very merry Christmas for one and all

Christmas is not the happiest time of the year, especially in literature. While a lavish Dickensian feast may be the first image that a literary Christmas brings to mind, it could be instructive to as...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Books  /  Published 09.05.19

Portrait of the artist as a traveller

The Vincent Van Gogh Atlas By Nienke Denekamp and René van Blerk with Teio Meedendorp, Yale/Van Gogh Museum, $22.50...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Books  /  Published 04.05.19

Ira Mukhoty on retelling history the right way

Sit with author Ira Mukhoty for a few minutes, and you’re sure to get transported to another century, a different era. t2oS caught up with Ira for an exclusive chat during the Jaipur Literature Fest...
By Ushnota Paul

Books  /  Published 27.02.20

Dark light: Women in 17th-century England

By Nayantara Mazumder

Books  /  Published 27.02.20

Stories rooted in reality

By Kamalika Basu


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