Somak Ghoshal
Philippe Besson

Lost and found

1 min read . 13 Oct 2019
The walls of ‘kalo bari’ at Visva-Bharati feature a series of asphalt-coated mud reliefs showcasing different styles of art, envisioned by Nandalal Bose and Benode Behari Mukherjee. (Photo: Arijit Sen/Mint)

100 years of art in Santiniketan

15 min read . 12 Oct 2019
Illustration of biotechnologist Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (Illustrations by Upasana Agarwal)

Champions’ league

1 min read . 29 Sep 2019
Salvador Dali’s painting ‘The Persistence Of Time’ (1931). (Photo: Alamy)

The rabbit hole of memory

5 min read . 27 Sep 2019
Dantzig wants people to think about their reading habits.  (Photo: Getty Images)

Reader’s handbook

1 min read . 22 Sep 2019
Annie Zaidi’s book draws a portrait of the country’s fractious present. Photo: Hindustan Times

The beginning of an end foretold

5 min read . 13 Sep 2019
A neighbourhood in Delhi’s Trilokpuri area after the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. (Photo: Hindustan Times)

The silence of the past

1 min read . 08 Sep 2019
A file photograph of Mahatma Gandhi flanked by his grand-niece Manu Gandhi (left) and Abhaben Gandhi, wife of his nephew Kanu.

The girl who found a mother in Gandhi

6 min read . 07 Sep 2019
Looking For Miss Sargam: By Shubha Mudgal; Speaking Tiger; 208 pages;  ₹499.

Unheard melodies

2 min read . 09 Aug 2019
Gaurav Shrinagesh. (Jayachandran/Mint)

Gaurav Shrinagesh: The book chief

7 min read . 05 Aug 2019
Women from a low-income area line up to fill water from a private tanker. (AFP)

Is Bengaluru heading towards Day Zero?

16 min read . 03 Aug 2019
An imaginative painting of Galileo Galilei presenting his telescope. (Wikimedia Commons)

Madcap writers and moonwalkers

6 min read . 20 Jul 2019
A march in support of the LGBTQ+ community in Mumbai. (Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)

Missed opportunity

2 min read . 19 Jul 2019
Gilbert transports us to the New York of the early 20th century.  (Getty Images)

Smooth as a champagne cocktail

3 min read . 12 Jul 2019