Memory, narrative and hope

Book: In The Language Of Remembering: The Inheritance Of Partition Author: Aanchal Malhotra Publisher: Harpe...

Indelible print

A subject peripheral to pedagogy in India for much of the 20th century, photography has charted its own course...

Far from home

Book: Forgotten Refugees: Two Iraqi Brothers In India Author: Nandita Haksar Publisher: Speaking Tiger Pric...

The gangs of Providence

Book: City On Fire: A Novel Author: Don Winslow Publisher: HarperCollins Price: $28.99 This book holds wit...

Looking into Ayelet Tsabari’s ‘Art of Leaving’

Yemeni-Jewish-Israeli-Canadian writer Ayelet Tsabari who recently released her memoir The Art of Leaving, was ...

Comrade and son

Book: Scorching Love: Letters from Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi to his son, Devadas Editor: Gopalkrishna Gandhi...

Food  /  Published 17.11.18

Mistress of spices: Mallika Basu

Recipe for Macchli Curry (Simple Fish Curry) (Serves 2-4)Coated in turmeric and chilli and simmered in a gently spiced curry, this is a very simple way to enjoy fish with the lightest of spices. Fish ...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 18.10.19

The word through flesh and sinew

The redrawing of the boundaries between body and mind by the Cartesian cogito initiated an epistemic rupture from which modern Western philosophy has still not sufficiently recovered even after four c...
By Sonia Sahoo

Books  /  Published 16.10.19

Sadia Abbas on all that led up to her debut fiction novel The Empty Room

The Empty Room by debut novelist Sadia Abbas takes you back to Pakistan in the ’70s in a lyrical manner, while holding your hand through a form of darkness that consumes you from inside. Abbas talks...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 04.10.19

An election tourism nama

Democracy on the Road: A 25-Year Journey through India was launched just a short step ahead of the landmark 17th general elections, with the expected exhilarating pomp and drumrolls befitting an accla...
By Tuktuk Ghosh

Books  /  Published 11.10.19

William Dalrymple's Anarchy: Reviewed

To historians of the 18th century William Dalrymple makes clear that his new book, The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire, steps into well-trodden territ...
By Madhumita Mazumdar

Books  /  Published 02.04.20

Two Partitions, three narratives

This is an important book that looks at the diverse and conflicting ways in which the making of Bangladesh is remembered in Pakistan, Bangladesh and India. The book does not, and does not claim to, of...
By Salil Misra

Books  /  Published 07.09.18

Zadie Smith feels free to make weird links

By Souvik Mukherjee

Books  /  Published 21.08.18

Buddhadeva Bose's English essays on food, Tagore and more

By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 24.08.18

Intizar Husain captures post-Partition pain

By Shams Afif Siddiqi

Books  /  Published 24.08.18

Coke, toiletries, gossip: The crutches sleuths use

By Uddalak Mukherjee


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