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 13.03.20

The great Mughal's reign of light

“His Majesty Jalal al-Din Muhammad Akbar Padshah commanded,” so records Bayazid Bayat in 1587, “that any servants of court who had a taste for history should write.” His favourite aunt, Gulbad...
By Sugata Bose

Books  /  Published 28.05.19

Dawood Ibrahim and the murky world of match fixing

Extracted from No Ball: The murky world of match fixing by Chandramohan Puppala with permission from Pan Macmillan India...
By Chandramohan Puppala, an extract from his book No Ball: The murky world of match fixing

Books  /  Published 24.05.19

Those who chase the poll wind

Spurinna is smiling. Suetonius, a Roman chronicler, had written that Spurinna, a haruspex — a person trained in the art of divination — was the seer who had predicted Julius Caesar’s assassinati...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

Books  /  Published 24.05.19

Women scientists who changed the world

Ten Women Who Changed Science, and the World By Catherine Whitlock and Rhodri Evans, Robinson, Rs 599 ...
By Debashis Gangopadhyay

Books  /  Published 16.12.19

Life in the tea estates of Ooty

Kannan, splendidly clad in the uniform of the Estates and Agency Company, immaculate white trousers and coat with polished brass buttons, was waiting for me when I stepped out of the Blue Mountain Exp...
By M. Ravindran and Saaz Aggarwal

Books  /  Published 11.01.19

Winter in the western imagination

One swallow does not a summer make. But a nesting swallow does. “The Vicario family,” says Gabriel García Márquez in Chronicle of a Death Foretold, “lived in a modest house... topped by two at...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty

Books  /  Published 13.12.19

The humming bug that has bitten one and all

Readers will, in all probability, not remember Wilhelm Kroll, the German scientist, denouncing Gideon Morgenstern, an amateur anthropologist, as a ‘humbug’ in one of Professor Shonku’s adventure...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

Books  /  Published 13.12.19

A scandal in the Raj

Benjamin B. Cohen has been contributing to South Asian history with his books and scholarly articles. A professor of history at the University of Utah, much of his scholarship is devoted to exploring ...
By S.D. Chaudhuri

World  /  Published 11.12.19

Signed Potter book to fetch thousands

Harry Potter first editions have become a profitable business, with a copy of Harry Potter And The Chamber of Secrets, which was bought for “a penny plus postage” on Amazon, will be sold at auctio...
By Amit Roy in London

Books  /  Published 04.01.19

Time for Narendra Dabholkar's rationalism

In the Prologue, Dabholkar condemns a similar kind of complicity of the educated segments of society, be it the media or public leaders, in spreading — or, at least, not objecting to the spread of ...
By Srimoyee Bagchi


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