Just like Indian filmmakers of yesteryears preferred to portray young love which was naïvely disconnected from complications, Puri has concentrated on a well-treaded surface of superficial emotion.
Drawing on his stint as chief economic advisor in the finance ministry, Kaushik Basu provides an insider’s account of the workings of North Block
In his new book, former Pakistani diplomat Husain Haqqani urges India and Pakistan to engage with each other as countries rather than as communities still caught up in communal politics
In the context of Ambedkarite politics and ideas, Anand Teltumbde shows how the Mahad conferences in 1927 wrested control of the movement from caste Hindus in favour of Dalits.
The subtle art of geoeconomics and the limitations of military force form the core of this analysis of America’s foreign policy
A new book explores the provocative issue of the “origins and power of female body shape”, in particular, the body’s “biology, the mind it contains, the culture that surrounds it.
Indira Gandhi’s personal physician recollects her cool composure under pressure and her evolution into a leader.
Through the many David homes, beginning with the first in the heart of the city, one goes through the history of Ahmedabad, right till 2007, when Esther moved out of her quaint abode bordering Juhapura.
An expensive but enjoyable introduction to the simple pleasures of birdwatching, with vibrant photography and classical colour plates
A book that delves into all the questions that intrigued you in biology class but the teacher looked too prim to ask.
Subhash Chandra’s journey up the corporate ladder can be a lesson for all business management students.
Written for practitioners rather than theorists, this is a book that reflects what the Indian establishment picks up from China’s growth story .
Reminiscent of the said spin-offs in the Western popular culture, Venkatraghavan’s inspiration comes richly layered as well, with complex mythological details and familiar characters, such as the Indian folkloric beings — yakshis, apsaras and gandharvas.
Kanishk Tharoor’s collection of stories reveals a lively mind deeply interested in the world, and a writer with an elegant sense of brevity
A cross-cultural love story spanning India and America is hobbled by a precious and manufactured ‘Indianness’