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Tishani Doshi’s stunning collection of poems

Tishani Doshi, author, poet and dancer, found herself responding to news articles in the pandemic with poems t...

Unlock a treasure trove of interesting tales

1 Aristotle and Dante: Dive Into the Waters of the World by Benjamin Alire Saenz; Simon & Schuster; R...
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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: ...

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Books  /  Published 27.09.18

Is Pakistan doomed or can it be reimagined?

All homelands are imaginary, all nations are invented, while the imagination holds people in its sway strongly enough to make them behave in quite perverse ways — be it in the defence of a book, or ...
By Kingshuk Chatterjee

Opinion  /  Published 24.09.18

Preparing for a totalitarian world currency

Are we unwittingly subjugating ourselves to a “Totalitarian World Currency in the Making”? Norbert Häring’s latest book, Brave New Money: PayPal, WeChat, Amazon Go, lucidly narrates how digital...
By Sankar Ray

Books  /  Published 22.09.18

Liaison officers

Recap: After consuming oodles of the signature Dessert a la Charulata made by Lata on the occasion of her birthday, and mulled wine brewed by the unlikely Hem, Aaduri and Lata talk about lovers — ol...
By DEVAPRIYA ROY

Books  /  Published 20.07.19

In Elif Shafak's world

A single copy of The Bastard of Istanbul with its red spine peeking out from the ‘For Sale’ pile at The Oxford Bookstore at Park Street was our first encounter with Turkish novelist Elif Shafak ...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 20.09.18

Never say die

In Rethinking Higher Education in India (WordsWorth, Rs 275), Hema V. Raghavan deals with an issue that is often at the heart of public discourse in the country. Parties from across the political spec...
By Debapriya Banerjee

Books  /  Published 20.09.18

Wilkie Collins gave us the first woman detective

When Wilkie Collins died in September 1889, critics and readers were agreed that his best work was long past. He was struck by gout in the 1860s, known otherwise as the period in which he produced his...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty

Books  /  Published 19.07.19

Naxalite movement: Struggles still unforgotten

Contesting a Left-liberal estimate which has historically dubbed the Naxalite movement an anarchist and sectarian one, the editor, Ranabir Samaddar, in From Popular Movements to Rebellion, argues for ...
By Sharmila Purkayastha

Business  /  Published 16.07.19

How HDFC disrupted itself

Vision for HDFC Bank 2.0 After an 18-hour flight back, Aditya went straight to his office to hold a meeting as he wanted to “kick everyone’s ass” and prepare them for disruption.Around 20 peopl...
By Tamal Bandyopadhyay

Books  /  Published 05.04.20

Authors around the globe are going online to interact with you in real time

There has not been a time with a bigger need for the arts and exchange of ideas than now and the thought-stirrers and creators are rising to the action. Authors around the world are finding a small wi...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 05.03.20

The day Truman Capote got gored by Vidal

The 21st-century devil — Meryl Streep acted as one — may wear Prada. But the original Beelzebub loves sporting those good old horns. What’s more, on March 8 — celebrated as ‘Be Nasty Day’ ...
By Uddalak Mukherjee


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