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

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?’

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

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

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.

Jaipur Lit Fest to have strongest lineup of literary heavyweights says historian William Dalrymple

Jaipur Literature Festival's co-director and noted historian William Dalrymple said the organisers will be fielding the strongest lineup of literary heavyweights in the upcoming edition as the first 30 speakers were announced on Saturday.

Five 1857 markers in Delhi, a walk with William Dalrymple

Delhi today is dotted with the remnants of 1857, the last battle to be fought along the banks of the Yamuna where seven cities thrived. The memories linger on in the many structures and memorials that dot across its landscape.


Jaipur is perfect for the world's most egalitarian book festival: William Dalrymple

Anyone who wishes to see the draw at the Jaipur Literature Festival should visit Jaipur Railway Station one evening and see all the book-loving students camping on the platforms. They may not be able to afford a hostel bed but they've found ways of getting to Jaipur from Tamil Nadu, Assam and Kashmir to supercharge their minds.

Sellout success for 'Zee JLF' in London

ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival focuses on a range of topics including travel writing, the constitution, PG Wodehouse, the Raj, partition and Lutyen's architecture.

Authors, thinkers to grace ZEE JLF's The British Library edition

ZEE JLF's The British Library is all set to celebrate the deep cultural ties and exchange between UK-India in 2017.

A tale of the most infamous diamond 'Kohinoor'

Dalrymple''s book 'Kohinoor' reveals that Kohinoor was not gifted to the British but they took it away by force from India.