Salman Rushdie
Opinion  /  Published 31.12.21

Comforting texts: Times lost, lost times

Jack, the hero of J.K. Rowling’s delightful new fairy-tale, The Christmas Pig, depends on Dur Pig, aka DP — “a small toy pig made of the same material as a soft towel” &md...
By Samantak Das

Books  /  Published 10.09.21

Proteus in the study

Many of the essays in this volume, including the ones adapted from talks given at Emory University, the inaugural Eudora Welty lecture delivered in 2016, and some of the material composed for PEN, rei...
By Supriya Chaudhuri

Lifestyle  /  Published 08.09.21

Serialised novel: A first for Rushdie, staple format for Bengal classics

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By Upasya Bhowal

Science Tech  /  Published 06.09.21

Salman Rushdie warms up to Substack

The rise of newsletters and newsletter platforms continue, with the latest push coming from Salman Rushdie who has warmed up to Substack, which is largely a platform to facilitate subscription-based n...
By Mathures Paul

Opinion  /  Published 16.08.21

Democracy and the Argumentative Indian

"Just consider how terrible the day of your death will be./ Others will go on speaking, and you will not be able to argue back.” Amartya Sen quotes Raja Ram Mohan Roy’s poem to demons...
By Faisal C.K


Books  /  Published 09.07.21

Ripe metaphors

Outside Gabriel García Márquez’s old house in Aracataca hangs a sign bearing one of his famous quotes: “I came back to smell the guava.” The writer made this statement ...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Opinion  /  Published 03.06.21

The epoch of Avoidable Circumstances

This is a historic time, a time frothing over with never befores like never before. We are lodged in a thicket voluptuous with unprecedented things. It is too soon to tell how the future will reckon t...
By Sankarshan Thakur

Opinion  /  Published 30.05.21

Twada privacy privacy, sadda privacy?

When Rushdie created Reverend Mother Naseem, the all-knowing mother in Midnight’s Children who could enter her daughters’ dreams at will, he wasn’t thinking of end-to-end encryption....
By Upala Sen

West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.21

Resistors: CAA then, polls now

By Debraj Mitra

India  /  Published 05.04.21

Right now, in India, it’s midnight again: Rushdie

By Amit Roy in London


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