Chandrahas Choudhury
<br />Debi Chaudhurani:Oxford University Press, 276 pages, Rs495.<br />

Hinduism and modernity

2 min read . 23 Jul 2010
<br />Point Omega: 120 pages, Rs399.<br />

Concept over character

2 min read . 14 May 2010
<br />Ringside view: Satnam leaves out arguments on the excesses of the guerrillas. AFP<br />

Forest of the night

3 min read . 08 May 2010
<br />Change: Seagull Books, 118 pages, Rs350.<br />

Working communism

2 min read . 09 Apr 2010
<br />Whistle-blower: In this book, Benazir isn’t just a suave Oxford graduate; and (below) the author.<br />

In the name of the father

4 min read . 01 Apr 2010
<br />Thus Spoke Ambedkar: Navayana, 228 pages, Rs395<br />

A sceptic&#8217;s words

2 min read . 12 Mar 2010
<br />Last words: Sontag, who lived in New York, died in 2004 at age 71. AFP<br />

Ways of seeing

2 min read . 19 Feb 2010
<br />Liberation: The fall of the Berlin Wall was an epochal moment in history. Deutsches Historisches Museum/Bloomberg<br />

When East crossed over to West

3 min read . 15 Jan 2010
<br />Stifling city: The love story of Dara and Shirin unfolds in love-unfriendly Tehran. Abbas Kowsari/Bloomberg<br />

Love and the black lines

2 min read . 02 Oct 2009
<br />The beginnings: Orwell, whose real name was Eric Arthur Blair, was born in Bihar in 1903. The Art Archive/AFP<br />

A thinker for all ages

3 min read . 27 Sep 2009
<br />Do You Suppose it’s the East Wind? Penguin, 298 pages, Rs299<br />

Mangoes and talking trees

2 min read . 03 Sep 2009
<br />Idolized: Hedayat is considered a great writer in Khomeini’s Iran. Behrouz Mehra / AFP<br />

Rebirth of a classic

1 min read . 17 Jul 2009
<br />Bookworm: From serious non-fiction to pulp fiction, there’s something for all kinds of readers this season. Conceptualpictures.com<br />

The summer reading club

6 min read . 08 May 2009
<br />Life-like: Events in Shakespeare’s own life shaped his characters. Royal Shakespeare Company / Bloomberg<br />

So many men in one

3 min read . 24 Apr 2009
<br />The bad boy: Lajos is like Juan in the film Vicky Christina Barcelona.<br />

Another Casanova

1 min read . 14 Mar 2009
<br />New voice: Schama recently said that Obama’s background would make him pro-Indian. Haraz N. Ghanbari / AP<br />

Obama Nation in rewind mode

3 min read . 06 Mar 2009