Books  /  Published 27.08.21

Fight hard

'We Are Not Here to Be Bystanders' explores the author's own values, primarily through her no-holds-barred approach towards talking about the incidents that caused her the greatest anguish...
By Nayantara Mazumder

Books  /  Published 18.06.21

The lion at the border

Imtiaz Ahmad Sahibzada’s brilliant translation of Abdul Ghaffar Khan's autobiography captures rare anecdotes from his life with remarkable precision and clarity...
By Argha Kr Banerjee

Books  /  Published 21.05.21

A fresh perspective on Afghanistan

'Dancing in the Mosque' is a meaningful read for its portrayal of events and different phases in recent Afghan history in a nuanced manner...
By T.C.A. Raghavan

Books  /  Published 17.05.21

Autobiographies and memoirs for your collection

A reading list that will make the reader plunge deep into the world of lived lives put into literature turned inwards...
By Hia Datta (t2 intern)

Books  /  Published 23.04.21

Lone star

Matthew McConaughey’s autobiography of sorts is both a dream and a terror...
By Vidyarthy Chatterjee


Books  /  Published 23.04.21

Chronicler of the middle class

Sai Paranjpye’s memoir is, like her films, straight from the heart, rich in anecdotes and facts that document a remarkable journey...
By Devdan Mitra

Books  /  Published 16.04.21

The professor’s wisdom

'My Life in Red and White' will paint an intriguing story of the early life of Arsène Wenger, how he grew up in rural Alsace, in the east of France...
By Alexis Tadié

West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.20

Artist gets state award for autobiography

I’ve traced my life from my childhood in Jamalpur village in Mymensingh in what is now Bangladesh: Haloi...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

Books  /  Published 17.01.20

Elton John: Fun and pain in a life of music

Elton John and Bernie Taupin not only do not perform together, they do not even work out of the same room, or the same house...
By Samantak Das

Books  /  Published 26.11.19

Elton John's rock and roll memoir

More than anything, Elton writes about the perils of leading an insular life with endless money and people around you telling you what you want to hear...
By Anup Kutty


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