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Chronicling Partition’s impact east of Bangla, N-E ‘othering’

Northeast India: Political History, the book, could not have come at a better time.

03 Sep 2023 9:04 AM

JCB Prize for Literature: Debut Novelists and Translations Shine in 6th Year

Four translations, three debut novels, ten dynamic, original, and trailblazing voices.

02 Sep 2023 11:10 PM

Book Excerpt | Aiyar’s pink curiosities very nearly cost him his diplomatic career

Excerpt from Mani Shankar Aiyar’s 'Memoirs of a Maverick'

27 Aug 2023 12:05 AM

Book Review | Salim Ali: An unlikely beginning, a great end

It’s the author’s well-founded belief that Salim Ali’s life offers today’s children a role model.

27 Aug 2023 12:05 AM

Book Review | Angsty examination of our body of laws through lens of gender

What Waziri lays bare are the inequalities of our gender laws. The insensitivity of our judicial pronouncements.

27 Aug 2023 12:05 AM


Book Review | Doughty subaltern teen beats trafficking, shows community new future

There is intrigue, excitement, suspense and action.

20 Aug 2023 12:27 AM

Book Review | Secrets & surprises: Oral testimonies of India’s contemporary history

What Chowdhury unfolds is an engrossing narrative of event, turns out to be a political thriller.

20 Aug 2023 12:15 AM

Book Review | A family’s quest amid shifting sands of identity

The author has dedicated the book to the rootless, separated, identity-less people, victims of war and Partition.

20 Aug 2023 12:08 AM

Book Excerpt | ‘Wouldn’t it be easier to just kill Rahul Mukerjea? Why Sheena?’

Excerpt from 'Unbroken' by Indrani Mukerjea.

13 Aug 2023 12:05 AM

Book Review | An English garden opens window to healing

Odd though it may seem, this sadness that you don’t expect to find in a feel-good book is what makes it work so well.

13 Aug 2023 12:05 AM


Book Review | Why India forgot Syud Hossain, its first ambassador to Cairo

For those seeking to understand the context of the Khilafat Movement, the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, look no further.

13 Aug 2023 12:05 AM

Book Review | White is might in opium memoir that unmasks Britain, America

In Smoke and Ashes, his new book of nonfiction, Ghosh returns to opium.

06 Aug 2023 12:16 AM

Book Review | 3 generations of family grapple with curse

Nothing in this novel sets off a yawn because we meet people from all walks of life.

06 Aug 2023 12:12 AM

Book Review | Lurid and bloated historical epic does not stand test of time

The story serves as a mirror to the careful reader, offering insights into how people act under pressure, and what makes the difference.

06 Aug 2023 12:06 AM

Book Review | A literary thriller parsing corruption and class

Age of Vice is about Ajay, a dalit from an Uttar Pradesh village who is trafficked at the age of eight to work as a servant in the mountains

30 Jul 2023 12:10 AM


Book Review | In defence of living things, big and small

The story has a powerful message that renders its effect both long-lasting and satisfying.

30 Jul 2023 12:10 AM

Book Review | What we don’t talk about when we talk about China

The book is designed to explain China’s past and present in a succinct, step-by-step manner which makes it easy to comprehend.

30 Jul 2023 12:05 AM

Book Review | Politician’s debut flags caste in Sikh diaspora

The novel examines ways of configuring human relationships with empathy and kindness.

23 Jul 2023 12:14 AM

Book Review | Even nostalgia has its limits in this science fantasy on decades past

Time Shelter is, perhaps, one of the most brilliant books of our time.

23 Jul 2023 12:08 AM

Book Review | How to rehumanise the workplace in the era of cyborgs

The fear is, machines could become sentient in the not-too-distant future.

23 Jul 2023 12:04 AM