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William Dalrymple


India is the story of migration...its cultural richness comes from that multiple layering: William Dalrymple

December 27, 2019 10:36 am

At the Express Adda in Delhi last week, writer William Dalrymple spoke about the rise of the right wing across the world, how India has benefited from immigration, the importance of teaching history and his latest book on the East India Company.

Daily briefing: Trump impeached; IPL auction today; and more

December 19, 2019 9:01 am

Here's your top news today: US House votes to impeach President Trump; IPL auction today; J&K HC scraps five PSA detention orders; Saurav Ganguly appeals to keep his daughter Sana away from controversy; and more.

William Dalrymple: Pollution, politics... imagining a future where I might not die here

December 19, 2019 8:31 am

Dalrymple’s latest book Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company, was published in September.

William Dalrymple is guest at Express Adda today

December 17, 2019 6:06 am

He will be in conversation with Anant Goenka, Executive Director, The Indian Express Group, and Seema Chishti, Deputy Editor.

Divided, we fell: What led to British empire’s relentless rise

December 15, 2019 11:05 am

“Had the population of India not been divided and had it come together, they could have stopped the rise of the East India Company,” said Oliver Everett.

When the East India Company commissioned art from Indian artists

December 01, 2019 12:48 am

A new show at The Wallace Collection in London celebrates the works of gifted Indian artists who painted for the East India Company officials.

William Dalrymple's book, The Anarchy, has different cover, title for the UK edition

September 16, 2019 5:29 pm

William Dalrymple's latest book The Anarchy has put forth a strange instance where not only does the cover for India and UK differ but even the subtitles on them are different.

‘What honour is left when we have to take orders from traders who haven’t yet learned to wash their bottoms?’

August 17, 2019 11:02 am

India’s transition to colonialism took place under a for-profit corporation, which existed entirely for the purpose of enriching its investors.

Odisha cancels William Dalrymple's book reading session after police complaint

April 04, 2019 6:59 am

The event to be hosted by the Odisha Tourism Department at Mukteswar Temple in Bhubaneswar Friday. Dalrymple was to be the department’s guest from April 5 to April 8.

Sneak peek into Jaipur Literature Festival 2019 reveals special focus on science fiction and climate change

December 06, 2018 1:20 pm

On Monday, the organisers of the five-day festival offered a sneak peek into the event through a curtain raiser held at the Taj Mahal Hotel in New Delhi. The event will be held at Diggi Palace Hotel in Jaipur between January 24 and 28 next year.