Reading room

Chirodeep Chaudhuri and Jerry Pinto. Photo: Vedika Singhania

A city in pages

4 min read . 03 Mar 2017
Kingsley Gunatilake’s Lanka Janthawa<br />

Art: The other life of books

2 min read . 23 Aug 2014
<br />Memoirs: Writer Ismat Chughtai. Photo: Hindustan Times<br />

No one&#8217;s monkeys

2 min read . 18 May 2012
<br />Scholar: Graham E. Fuller, author of A World Without Islam. Little, Brown/Bloomberg<br />

At the crossroads

2 min read . 30 Mar 2012
<br />Classic: Ailan Gali in English.<br />

From the carnival

2 min read . 17 Feb 2012
<br />Middle-‘merch’: Ever popular.<br />

Holiday workout

2 min read . 13 Jan 2012
Hidden in plain sight

Hidden in plain sight

3 min read . 16 Dec 2011
<br />Relevant: Read Marx to understand the current crisis. (Wikimedia Commons)<br />

Full Marx

2 min read . 04 Nov 2011
<br />World-roving: Ghosh in Delhi, days before his latest book was released. Mint<br />

The humane condition

2 min read . 30 Sep 2011
<br />Perceptive: Sarnath Banerjee comments adroitly on India.<br />

Transitions, translations

2 min read . 26 Aug 2011
<br />Present times: Abdulrazak Gurnah’s novel investigates family silences<br />

Newly engrossing

2 min read . 05 Aug 2011
<br />Faux name: ‘Ghandi’ is not meant as an insult to Gandhi. Wikimedia Commons<br />

Who was &#8216;Ghandi&#8217;?

2 min read . 24 Jun 2011
<br />Power girl: Peggy Orenstein questions post-feminist culture.<br />

Punking up Cinderella

2 min read . 20 May 2011
Speaking in tongues

Speaking in tongues

3 min read . 15 Apr 2011
<br />Nobel laureate: Seamus Heaney. Jack Mikrut/AFP<br />

A season of prizes

2 min read . 18 Feb 2011
<br />Well-versed: Faiz’s poetry has resonance in today’s world. Lev Ivanov/AFP<br />

Revolutionary road

2 min read . 21 Jan 2011
<br />Uninspired? Salman Rushdie. Timothy Greenfield/Cape/Bloomberg <br />

Rushdie&#8217;s imprisonment

2 min read . 17 Dec 2010
<br />Literary retreat: Bali is a new hub.<br />

Pink against blue

2 min read . 18 Nov 2010
<br />Literary retreat: Bali is a new hub.<br />

Pink against blue

2 min read . 18 Nov 2010
<br />Continental fare: Cannibalism has always fascinated Europeans.<br />

Man-made maneaters

3 min read . 11 Nov 2010