Growing up Rohingya, an account of the horror that a narrow vision of nationhood and nationality can wreak on the people
Despite some omissions, an eclectic volume of writings by one of India’s longest-serving politicians.
The JCB Prize for Literature is presented each year to a distinguished work of fiction by an Indian writer, as selected by the jury.
A book by the Indian ambassador in the Netherlands highlights the historical and current exchanges that define the relationship between the two countries
The book in Gujarati was published in 1927. The Malayalam version stole a march in terms of sales despite coming into print only in 1997.
Having been an MP and now a member of the House of Lords for over 27 years, Jeffrey Archer is also passionate about following what's going on in politics, though he is no longer directly involved
Sharp vignettes of Delhi’s past, but this smooth translation lacks a woman author’s perspective
Manu was the Mahatma’s witness more than once: her diaries, finally out, help decode his most controversial experiment
The list consists of three translated works from Malayalam, Tamil and Bengali, seven women authors and seven debut novelists. An interesting takeaway was that there was a sharp divorce between the native place of the author and the place they wrote about.
Publishers have manuscripts reviewed by their legal departments to guard against libel and copyright infringement. But that process doesn’t include vetting an author’s research and thesis.
Authors like William Faulkner, William Gaddis, Jesmyn Ward, John Updike and Philip Roth have been previous recipients of this prize.
Cow and Company by Parashar Kulkarni provides that fodder in the form of an epic battle of the ages between chewing gum, which the British Chewing Gum Company wants to introduce in India, and “the empire of paan — the sun never truly set on it”.
The journey of economists from university campuses to the White House
A collection of essays that champion reason over blind faith, science over superstition
A sharp critique, not only of the persistent realities of caste but also of the prevailing state of Dalit politics
Ahead of Alzheimer's Day, author Avni Doshi talks about the importance of memory and how it is dynamic, constantly reauthored by us.
Heritage activist Vikramjit Singh Rooprai has documented the baolis of Delhi in his latest book
The author was quoted as saying how it is not fair for a jury to "bow to pressure and withdraw a prize from a writer who is exercising her freedom of conscience and freedom of expression."
There is a section on Non Veg Pakodas. From the usual anda, chicken and prawn to Herbed Omelette Pakoda and Tisre Vade.
Journalist Kaveree Bamzai addresses the guilt women face in her latest book No Regrets: The Guilt-Free Woman’s Guide to a Good Life as she outlines a way of life where women do not feel guilty.
Nambiar Swami - The Good, The Bad and The Holy is a biography of M N Nambiar by the actor's grandson Dipak Nambiar. It traces Nambiar's life and his friendships with actors in the industry, particularly with M G Ramachandran and Sivaji Ganesan.
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.
The Zoya Factor, that is releasing on September 20, has been adapted from Anuja Chauhan's novel of the same name. Published in 2008, Chauhan's novel revolves around Zoya Singh Solanki, an executive in an advertising agency.
The 2015 Chennai floods revisited through deeply personal accounts that indict an apathetic system
The legacy of Rajnath Singh and the impact he has had on Indian politics over decades.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: At the opening ceremony, a splash of colours and display of culture