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Arvind Kejriwal in a still from ‘An Insignificant Man’; Yogendra Yadav and Aung San Suu Kyi.

What do idealists want?

6 min read . 16 Dec 2017
Most people at literary fests are genuinely curious and want to know more about the world. They form the quiet majority.

The Arnab monologues

17 min read . 04 Nov 2017
Actors Smrithi Parameswar (left) and P.C. Ramakrishna.<br />

Novel company

2 min read . 29 Mar 2014
Joseph’s novel rediscovers the petty oppressions of pre-liberalization Madras. Photo: Ulrich Baumgarten/Getty Images<br />

Dysfunctional Madras

3 min read . 14 Sep 2012
<br />Spotlight: Crowds at this year’s festival. Photo: Altaf Hussain/Reuters<br />

The lure of the Jaipur jamboree

3 min read . 27 Jan 2012
Lounge podcast | Predict it like Paul
<br />Serious Men: HarperCollins India, 326 pages, Rs499.<br />

A novel of charged strokes

3 min read . 18 Jun 2010
<br />First take: Mahadevan writes on the 1980s; Sethi, on the 1990s; and Choudhury’s book is set in Mumbai.<br />

Words&#8217; worth

2 min read . 22 May 2009
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