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 29.11.18

Modern Hinduism: Searching for the self

The book under review is the South Asian edition of J. Barton Scott’s Spiritual Despots: Modern Hinduism and the Genealogies of Self-Rule. Scott’s is a scholarly exposition of the lineages of the ...
By Soumen Mukherjee

Entertainment  /  Published 27.11.18

Hear Kalki, Rajkummar and Radhika in an audiobook

There’s no better lullaby than listening to a story, a childhood ritual for so many of us. And now, audiobooks often slip into the role of a nanny. Mumbai recently saw the India launch of one such p...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Books  /  Published 23.11.18

George Eliot's 199th birthday

If George Eliot were alive, not only would she have turned 199 on November 22, but she might also have been mighty miffed that many people still think she was a man. This is frustrating, given how wel...
By Nayantara Mazumder

Books  /  Published 22.11.18

Why caste continues to thrive in India

Although in the Constitution, the lawmakers outlawed untouchability, they could not overcome their own caste mind-set and skilfully consecrated caste, which, in fact, is the source of untouchability. ...
By Sebastian M. Michael

Books  /  Published 26.06.20

Cities built of ideas, not concrete and steel

All cities are alike, yet the same city can mean different things to different people. Each citizen sees it in a different way; each visitor brings with him/her a fresh perspective; each time we revis...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Books  /  Published 19.06.20

Daffodils in a world on fire: Tranquility versus reality

For William Wordsworth, poetry may well have been the recollection of the poet’s feelings in a moment of tranquillity. But reality is not all rainbows and unicorns — or daffodils, for that matter ...
By Kamalika Basu

Books  /  Published 19.06.20

In the belly of the beast

Lodged as he was in the belly of the beast, Ahluwalia narrates the developments in economic policy for about 25 years from 1991, but does not turn a sufficiently critical gaze towards it. When we do s...
By Pulapre Balakrishnan

Books  /  Published 25.06.20

A startlingly bright debut novel...

Megha Majumdar traces the lives of three distinct characters in a sparkling debut novel titled A Burning that is marked by an undeniable flavour of Calcutta that goes beyond placing the city in the ba...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 28.03.19

Fighting crime with a paperback or two

It was the summer of ’99, the first year of middle school. Our crime was driving the English teacher up the wall all year and the punishment was swift, certain and — to our young minds — unfair....
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Opinion  /  Published 24.03.19

A personal journey to explore the universal

Unrestrained curiosity and an innocuous question to a media mogul took me on a wild journey on the banks of the Ganges at the foot of the Himalayas, in Haridwar, 13 years ago. I was on the verge of a ...
By Shubhrangshu Roy


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