Mini Kapoor

Mini Kapoor is Contributing Editor at The Indian Express

The Jury is Out: What agenda do book prizes serve?
Sun, Jul 20, 2014

In his comic novel, Lost for Words, the much shortlisted and awarded Edward St Aubyn draws a profile of a jury that cannot but bring to mind parallels with the Man Booker Prize.

Ulysses and the revolutions it set off in literature
Sun, Jul 06, 2014

The publishing history of Ulysses reminds us that what makes Joyce’s book difficult is a facet of what makes it liberating.

What is it about football that enriches us
Sun, Jun 22, 2014

With the football alone, you may not be able to fully comprehend the “moments of grace” in the stadiums of Brazil.

The Unknown Truth
Sat, Jun 21, 2014

A debut novel of great beauty that reveals its brilliance upon each reading

Must read: the edible atlas that celebrates everyday food
Sun, Jun 01, 2014

What a cuisine tells you about its provenance.

How to distil a mandate
Sat, May 31, 2014

We need to talk about what needs to change, and what doesn’t, about our electoral system

That space of hush and chatter
Fri, May 23, 2014

K.D. Singh ran a bookshop that allowed and nurtured the discovery of books.

Top of the mind: Whose Beautiful Game?
Sun, May 18, 2014

This summer in Brazil, keep an eye out for the message from beyond the field of play, in the stands and on the streets.

Top of the Mind: Sherpas and the Summit
Sat, May 03, 2014

The Everest story must be re-assessed to give Sherpas their due — because they are there.

Rehabilitating T20
Wed, Apr 16, 2014

India has to square up to the full breadth of its influence on cricket. IPL 2014 is the place to begin.

More than the sum of its runs
Thu, Jan 09, 2014

For the Test to fulfil its potential for great cricket,teams must be given more time to prepare.

Well Played,Mate
Sat, Dec 21, 2013

Ricky Ponting’s straight-talking account offers a glimpse into the mind of a great sportsperson.

A Perfect Match
Sun, Dec 15, 2013

A new anthology of cricket writings shows how each spectator’s reading of the game gives cricket its special place.

The none of the above party
Wed, Dec 11, 2013

The interesting question is: how will a party born of a protest movement that claimed to be free of party politics and politicians now transact power?

The Bookstores are Not Dead
Sun, Dec 01, 2013

After all,where else can you browse?

Talking across the aisles
Sat, Nov 23, 2013

Legislatures across the world have become arenas of partisan deadlock.

Tipping Point
Sat, Nov 16, 2013

Malcolm Gladwell's latest book is a disjointed rehash of already-learnt life lessons.

Top of the mind: Joining the Dots
Sun, Nov 10, 2013

Guess what? We may be smarter than we had thought.

Top of the mind. How’s That
Sun, Oct 27, 2013

This winter,grab a reminder of cricket’s long arc in the West Indies.

Sachin’s next innings
Fri, Oct 11, 2013

After a great playing career,he still has some dues to pay to cricket.

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