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(Im)Balance of Power

A magnificently written, marvellously phrased book, with its heart in its right place, A State of Freedom might not be quite what its Western critics claim (“devastating portrait of the inhumanity of the rich to the poor”, and so on) but it is certainly worth the read.

Reflections of a Political Mind: Neel Mukherjee on writing his great Bengali novel

The nomination for the Booker prize came as a bit of a surprise, but Mukherjee, who confesses to being distracted ever since, would rather dwell on the changes it has already wrought than discuss his possibilities of a win.


And the nominee is...

The 2014 Man Booker longlist, which was announced on Tuesday, features American authors for the very first time.

Home and the World

A nuanced book that traces the inexorable link between the personal and the political