There is no major revelation, and little suspense.
Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar’s stories are written from the margin, against the grain and told with great skill and humanity.
A brutal novel on the plight of a land caught between the Indian army and terrorists and the hatred and anguish that tinge life in Kashmir.
Two books perfect for your young ones.
The first volume of Niall Ferguson’s biography of Henry Kissinger would have served its subject better if he had submitted him to a Kissingerian analysis.
Kaushik Barua’s new novel is an existential comedy, but the laughter is often edged with a tired sameness.
Upendranath Ashk has been passed over by history in favour of his friend and rival Sa’adat Hasan Manto. Can a new translation of his Girti Divarein right the balance?
The legacy of Partition is a part of the shared history of all the post-colonial states of the subcontinent, whose outcomes cannot be settled unilaterally.
The story of Bihar is incomplete without the stories of Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad Yadav and their contrasting styles of functioning
Orhan Pamuk’s new novel is a mischievous modernist look at life in Istanbul and the universal aspects of rural-urban migration
The new book in the Milennium series sticks to the old model. But Salander is less angry and more predictable.
A rewarding book on Hrishikesh Mukherjee which will convince you to regard his films with admiration.
Achin Vanaik’s book is a reasoned manifesto against the nuclear arms race.
This coffee table book on the 1965 war contains unseen photographs and interesting anecdotes, but no new revelations .
A new anthology of Khushwant Singh’s uncollected works offers a good sampling of the late writer’s many qualities