Of loot, massacres and exploitation: The legacy of the Raj

SAKET SUMAN reviews Shashi Tharoor’s new book, An Era of Darkness, based on his celebrated speech at an Oxford Union debate that went viral on the internet

The ghosts of a literary Indian hill-station that haunt the writers of the present

ARUP K CHATTERJEE of O.P. JINDAL GLOBAL UNIVERSITY explores the English literary traditions of The Doon in Uttarakhand

Making sense of nasty people

VIDUSHI TRIVEDI on what Roald Dahl’s baddies teach us about life

Literary talkfest opens up virgin terrain

UWS hosts inaugural Indo-Aust writers’ meet. USHA R ARVIND reports

On mortality and frailty

Atul Gawande explores the limitations of modern medicine, writes JYOTI SHANKAR
Books.Indian Link

Don’t miss! Five books to look forward to in May 2018

SAKET SUMAN narrows down a list from dozens of books releasing in May

How 5 days a year transformed Jaipur’s cultural landscape

ARCHANA SHARMA on how the Jaipur Literature Festival turned the city into a thriving cultural hub.
Man Booker 2018.Indian Link

Man Booker longlist announced

Start your reading: 13 'exhilarating' books this year.

They now call Australia home

A new book attempts to define the Indian-Australian identity, writes PREETI JABBAL

On history and religion

Recent offerings from the bookshelves take us back to our roots