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An indictment of British colonialism

The book is a powerful commentary on the true nature of British occupation in Asia, writes MR NARAYAN SWAMY

Life, death and hope in Mumbai’s underbelly

CHITRA SUDARSHAN on Katherine Boo’s poignant book on the varied lives of dwellers in the Annawadi slum What is it about Mumbai that invites such ground-breaking and brilliant works of non-fiction? From Suketu Mehta’s...

Literary talkfest opens up virgin terrain

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

Indian tales for Aussie kids

Two young mums bring a wealth of Indian classics to Oz. USHA ARVIND reports

Epics retold to the young

Three highly talented writers bring India’s great literary heritage alive, says CHITRA SUDARSHAN India's two greatest epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata have struck such deep roots in the country's moral and cultural consciousness that...