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...

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: ...

Opinion  /  Published 15.02.19

Small towns that shine in Partition memoirs

The poignancy that memoirs of pre-Partition Punjab evoke is perhaps not found with the same intensity elsewhere in South Asia. There is a large corpus of such Punjab memoirs and in many it is the lost...
By T.C.A. Raghavan

Books  /  Published 11.02.19

Making of Angoor: Sanjeev Kumar was a late latif

Gulzar admits to problems with Deepti. ‘Her presence was very good, and she made the perfect contrast to Moushumi, but she was too academic. She would want to script out the dialogues and how to say...
By The Telegraph

Books  /  Published 10.01.20

Different music of the hills

The book, Against State, Against History: Freedom, Resistance, and Statelessness in Upland Northeast India, by Jangkhomang Guite, is a welcome addition to the literature on historiography and the conc...
By Rashi Bhargava

India  /  Published 07.01.20

How Delhi Police cracked the Nirbhaya case

***In the absence of any worthwhile clues, DCP Chhaya knew that if the case was to be cracked, locating the bus was critical. All that was known from Awindra’s account, besides its colour and the st...
By Neeraj Kumar

Books  /  Published 06.02.19

Andre Aciman on his book, Call Me By Your Name

By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 24.01.20

How to do business with China

By Penelope MacRae

Books  /  Published 23.02.19

Khushwant Singh on all things Punjabi

Thanks to my name, the Punjabis think I am a Tamil. But thanks to the way I talk and behave, the Tamils think I am a Punjabi. Or, as they pronounce it down south, Bunchaapee. But how do I see myself? ...
By TCA Srinivasa Raghavan

World  /  Published 18.01.20

Lee hands Reacher to his novelist brother

The thriller writer Lee Child has decided not to kill off or retire his hero Jack Reacher but hand him over for further adventures to his younger brother in what is being hailed as a literary first.Le...
By Amit Roy in London

Books  /  Published 21.02.19

When Sikkim turned from monarchy to Indian state

Several books have highlighted Sikkim’s transition from a monarchy to the 22nd state of India in 1975, but G.B.S. Sidhu’s Sikkim: Dawn of Democracy is possibly the first ‘insider’s account’ ...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

Books  /  Published 17.01.20

Elton John: Fun and pain in a life of music

Imagine applying for a job after reading an advertisement in the newspaper; appearing for, and failing in, the interview; being handed another failed interviewee’s papers in an envelope, as a sort o...
By Samantak Das


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