Did you know that as far back asthe 1850s, a British engineer had chalked out a plan to linkall the major rivers in India or that it was an Englishman who mastered Sanskrit and translated Kalidasa’s w
Ideas in a story, said Argentinean writer Jorge Luis Borges, are not important. “A writer should be judged by the enjoyment he gives and by the emotions he give,” he observed.
A king who has never travelled and a tree tired of being rooted set out to wander the world with the help of a mind mender — Lavanya Regunathan Fischer in her book One Tree, One King and The Open Road
Aditi Mukherjee’s debut novel The Last Mughal Warrior in Love shows Aurangzeb, the tainted warrior in a completely different light
As a journalist, Sanjay Suri is well-situated to add to the growing number of volumes that deal with the orchestrated violence against the Sikhs in Delhi in 1984. As he reminds you, he was there.
My summer afternoons are often made sanguine by the low whistling trill of a treepie that perches on the guava tree outside my window.