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On history and religion

Recent offerings from the bookshelves take us back to our roots

Lessons from the Master

Perth author Vidagdha Bennett is set to release a new book about the golden days of Sri Chinmoy, writes GRAHAK CUNNINGHAM
RK Rangarajan.Indian Link

Remembering the emperor

A look at the Vijayanagar ruler’s pursuit of his love interest and the influence of those around him. CHITRA SUDARSHAN writes

Kipling's magical poetry

VIKAS DATTA explores the famed author’s works of soldiers, monarchs and revenue-raising

He ain't heavy, he's my brother

Two brothers aim to achieve their dreams, through personal sacrifice and unshakeable determination, writes CHITRA SUDARSHAN

Tired echoes, heard before

Khaled Hosseini’s latest offering has a few gems but less of the power and subtlety of his past novels, writes BHAVIN RAVAL

A time of hope or fear?

KIRA SPUCYS-TAHAR reports from the Sydney Writers' Festival session, 'India: Writers Talk Politics'

Discovering her selves

Durga-Chew Bose’s fragmented identity and contradictions are the main protagonists in her writing. Writes RAKA SARKHEL LAHA
Meera Rising.Indian Link

Mirabai modernised

Melbourne writer Nandita Chakraborty’s new book draws on myth as well as her own personal journey

Ind V Aus through the ages

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