A classic example of realist eco-fiction, it effortlessly straddles the domains of geography, sociology, cultural history and anthropology
25 Sep 2021 11:33 PM
Marzia Babakarkhail has zero regrets for taking on the Taliban and is planning her return
27 Aug 2021 12:54 AM
To her credit, Kavitha Rao’s Lady Doctors: The Untold Stories of India’s First Women in Medicine steers clear of such predilections
01 Aug 2021 2:08 AM
Should transwomen compete with women? Should intersex sport be a separate category?
10 Jul 2021 11:39 AM
For the sake of authenticity, the author, a newspaper industry veteran, restricts his scrutiny to the print media
04 Jul 2021 3:31 AM
Despite its no-pussyfooting bravado and stupendous majority, the govt did not declare a lockdown on Holi. The Kumbh continued uninterrupted
25 Apr 2021 12:00 AM
The predominant view about Sufism is that it exists outside Islam as a cult born out of the admixture of Hinduism with the Prophet’s faith
11 Apr 2021 8:15 AM
It’s not just about creative writing; the Jaipur Literature Festival is a festival of ideas
28 Feb 2021 4:35 AM
S. Hareesh’s controversial novel, Moustache (original Meesha) has won the 2020 JCB Prize for Literature
21 Feb 2021 4:15 AM
Around the time she asked me to translate her book we had grown quite close, without really realising it - Shahana Raza
06 Dec 2020 10:52 AM
Dr Bibek Debroy and Dr Shashi Tharoor are keynote speakers of this one-year-old, two-day, online fest.
18 Nov 2020 7:31 PM
'A Burning' is an intimate and clear-eyed rendering of the lives and dreams of three people
18 Oct 2020 7:57 PM
There are three ways of ensuring equality of opportunity between the sexes — free access, affirmative action and reservation of seats
02 Aug 2020 5:03 PM
Being quarantined is, at its very benign, a ‘social fact’ in the life of the Bharatiya aurat
31 May 2020 12:30 AM
A conversation with a working class hero and a man of many adventures
14 Mar 2020 11:14 PM
Dean went on to establish the Mahomed Baths in London and came to be known as the “shampooing surgeon”.
14 Feb 2020 2:53 AM
You want to but can’t live in the past, so you live with a pain that eats at you constantly.
09 Feb 2020 8:35 AM
Oraganiser and author William Darlymple draws analogy between East India Company and current British govt.
31 Jan 2020 1:17 AM
13th edition of the 5-day Jaipur Literature Festival kicks off.
31 Jan 2020 1:12 AM
Talking about poetry is like taking a hot bath in a tub with your clothes on, says poet-writer Jeet Thayil.
28 Jan 2020 4:38 AM