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Machali.Indian Link

Now, Ranthambore’s Machali inspires a book on human survival

At a time of increasing man-animal conflict comes a heart-warming tale of two families - one human, one tiger - following parallel journeys in which the powerful drives to connect, love and raise the...
Gun Island.Indian Link

Amitav Ghosh’s Gun Island review: Magic of the Bonduki story

Gun Island By Amitav Ghosh Journeys to distant lands, migration and ancient connections between civilisations are recurring themes in Amitav Ghosh's books. His latest offering, Gun Island, is a story of travel and migrations, overlaid with...
World Cup2.Indian Link

Book review: Ashis Ray’s ‘Cricket World Cup: The Indian Challenge’

Celebrated cricket broadcaster Ashis Ray has come out with a new book titled Cricket World Cup: The Indian Challenge, where he has penned down the journey of Indian cricket at the World Cups since...
Slice Girls1.Indian Link

Book review: Slice Girls by Dr Joan Arakkal is a thought-provoking read

If we were to look back over the last decade, we would agree that globally, a collective awakening took place. This awakening prompted introspection, a revisiting of the status quo and most crucially, the...
Anh Do1.Indian Link

Lessons from the story of Anh Do, the ‘happiest refugee’ in Australia

It was 700 of us in the Adelaide Convention Centre, and we were all laughing and crying at the same time, thanks to Anh Do. Who would have thought listening to a keynote address...
Indira Gandhi.Indian Link

Book review: The Assassination of Indira Gandhi by Upamanyu Chatterjee

Sandwiched within the provocatively titled book, The Assassination of Indira Gandhi, Upamanyu Chatterjee’s collection of short stories takes a wide sweep of rural and urban India’s landscapes and ‘peoplescapes’, through a range of extreme...

Book review: Mark Balla’s journey as the titular character in ‘Toilet Warrior’

A toilet adventure of epic proportions changed his world. Now he wishes to share his story with everyone. With his latest book Toilet Warrior, Melbourne' s Mark Balla talks about his investment in the...
Facebook.IndianLink

Book review: Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe

Facebook is perhaps the best example of how a great idea of connecting with family and friends online can become a catastrophe in just 15 years of its existence. From the Cambridge Analytica data scandal,...

Sydney surgeon on a mission

Dr Ray Hodgson has his own mountain to climb in Nepal, and it’s not Everest

Ind V Aus through the ages

Sydney-based historian Kersi Meher-Homji’s latest book is a must-read for cricket fans