Sat, May 19 2018. 08 39 AM IST
All those years ago, the joke used to be that there are three seasons in Madras: hot, hotter, hottest. That was before global monoculture abolished the heat, along with many other charms of living there
Sat, May 12 2018. 12 20 PM IST
Marvel broke many hearts when it went against the grain of heroic plots in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’. But tell your grieving child that it is too expensive to kill a superhero permanently
Sat, Apr 28 2018. 08 50 AM IST
We must ask a question that is never asked of the good. Are the mediocre good as dangerous as competent evil?
Sat, Apr 21 2018. 08 55 AM IST
Sudhir Mishra is never surprised by women who fall in love with delirious, sinking men. He suspects that self-destruction is a tribute to women
Sat, Apr 14 2018. 08 59 AM IST
That is the meaning of every Dalit migration and conversion—a quest for a force that can stare India down
Sat, Mar 31 2018. 08 08 AM IST
Most things that are dear to men are deemed nefarious or unhealthy. But what exactly happens to male friendships after marriage?
Sat, Mar 24 2018. 08 11 AM IST
For the global intellectual network, Nassim Nicholas Taleb is an asset gone rogue. With his new book, ‘Skin In The Game’, he has risen to say that the modern intellectual is vastly inferior to your grandmother
Sat, Mar 17 2018. 08 47 AM IST
How do people get new ideas? We would never guess from the way they are transmitted
Sat, Feb 24 2018. 08 43 AM IST
What if every analysis of success in the world contains crucial omissions? What if success is often a consequence of unspoken or inglorious or even unknown and mysterious causes?
Sat, Feb 17 2018. 08 38 AM IST
‘Disgrace’, among the greatest novels in English, may not be as acclaimed if it were published today. What options are writers who want to explore uncomfortable subjects left with in our age?