Sudeep Paul

Articles By Sudeep Paul

John le Carré— The Biography review: Coming in From the Cold

Having turned 84 last month, John le Carré, aka David (John Moore) Cornwell, knows that he isn’t around for too long. His decision, four years ago, to finally yield to a biography — one which would actually get published — will be rationalised as reconciliation with the inevitable. Writing the biography of a living person, […]

The End of Innocence

The publicity about Watchman has ensured that the reader comes to the book fully aware that her hero has been morally shrunk into a bigot.

Why India-Israel partnership is about surviving coming storms

Behind India’s abstention on the anti-Israel vote in UN last week lies the message that its relationship with Israel should be read on its own terms

Waking the Dead

Taking Patrick Modiano, curator of occupied Paris, beyond francophone shores.

Explained: What matters in the UK elections today: Scotland, the Economy, Brexit, NHS and ‘Red Ed’

As the United Kingdom votes in the most closely contested election in memory, SUDEEP PAUL lists the biggest issues for the parties, the voters, and the rest of us.

By and By a Cloud Takes All Away

This Catalan masterpiece of the Spanish Civil War is a classic of world literature

‘We need to bring kids to science… I’ll build a robot that looks like a dinosaur and send it to space’

Ben-Yisrael, Military scientist and former politician, was in Delhi recently when he spoke to Sudeep Paul

Book review: The Narrow Road to the Deep North

Whether Flanagan succeeds equally in delineating the courses and ironies of love is open to debate.

Book review of Outlaws: In the light of what we know

A story of hope and fear that captures the mood of Spain in the aftermath of Franco’s death.

‘What we have to offer each other touches the last inhabitant of Israel and of India’

Israeli Ambassador Daniel carmon talked to Sudeep Paul about the bilateral road ahead and the Gaza conflict.

Client No. 1

A writer’s memoir as a literary agent’s assistant recalls a year of lucky contact with Salinger.

‘For macroeconomic stability,you need political credibility… that’s exactly what the general election should bring’

Sergrei Guriev,a top Russian economist,was rector of Moscow’s New Economic School until he resigned on April 30,2013 and moved to France.

Light Thickens

Stephen King’s new book is a happy one.

The Heart of a Broken Story

A detailed biography of one of literature’s greatest recluses claims to have all the answers,but fails to convince.

A Love That Kills

A meditation on death and memory,by a very European novelist

‘Regardless of John Kerry’s personal priorities,Washington’s foreign policy pivot to Asia remains valid’

As Indian and South Korea mark 40 years of diplomatic relations this year,South Korean Ambassador JOON-GYU LEE talks

Chavez and the oil curse

The story of Venezuela under his rule can be told through the career of oil giant PDVSA

The rial challenge

Time and options are running out for the Iranian regime

A Tolchok in the Keeshkas

Half a century on,A Clockwork Orange can still stun like a punch in the vitals

Something is Amis

Lionel Asbo is less the state of England and more Martin Amis’s parting gesture