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Books  /  Published 27.02.20

Stories rooted in reality

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By Kamalika Basu in

Books  /  Published 02.05.19

Echoes from a quieter past

Ayodhya: City of Faith, City of Discord By Valay Singh, Aleph, Rs 799 ...
By Shaikh Mujibur Rehman in

Books  /  Published 19.04.19

The socialist vision: Newer perspectives

The collapse of the USSR resulted in, among other things, a resurfacing of critical studies of Marxism going beyond the Cold War polarities. One part of that was a recovery of the wide spectrum within...
By Kunal Chattopadhyay in

Books  /  Published 18.04.19

Books waiting to be rediscovered

Concealed in the shadows of old Barcelona and situated at the crossroads of memory and time lies a vast subterranean library of labyrinthine corridors, intricate passageways, spiralling arches and cur...
By Sonia Sahoo in

Books  /  Published 11.04.19

Unruly Waters: Digging a watery grave

Unruly Waters: How Mountain Rivers And Monsoons Have Shaped South Asia’s History By Sunil Amrith, Allen Lane,Rs 799 ...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

Books  /  Published 08.11.18

Theatre fires Palestine's cultural resistance

The first section introduces Juliano Mer Khamis and his mother, Arna, who, in spite of their Israeli past, were the primary players in inspiring a movement of challenge/resistance in the Israeli-occup...
By Abhijit Sen in

Books  /  Published 27.09.19

Planned Violence: The great wall within

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"Planned Violence invokes Frantz Fanon\u2019s view of the colonial city as a divided world, a spatial template for segregation. It invites attention to the less acknowle...
By Deeptanil Ray in

Books  /  Published 27.09.19

From Japan with love

Melancholy comes in as many shades as the gold, red and russet leaves of autumn. So does loss. In Autumn Light, the fiery hues of the season become the foil which sharpens the absences that Pico Iyer ...
By Srimoyee Bagchi in

Books  /  Published 01.11.18

No Azaadi for Dalit agricultural labourers

Muktidih is the fictitious name given by Anand Chakravarti to a village in Bihar which he has been visiting for two decades. That the irony of naming is deliberate becomes evident as the leitmotif of ...
By Hia Sen in

Books  /  Published 25.10.18

Taking Chanakya's name in vain

Chanakya And The Art of Getting Rich (Penguin, Rs 299) by Radhakrishnan Pillai belongs to that ignoble stable which tries to mask mediocrity of thought and prose with the help of spin. In Pillai’s c...
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