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Adelaide’s Jaipur Literature Fest, 2019 was a star-studded affair

Source: Instagram/JLFLiterature Festival nuggetsScottish writer William Dalrymple traces his family back to Mughal princess Noorjehan, but also has some Brahmin blood in his...

Suketu Mehta jots down an immigrant’s manifesto

This is our land by Suketu MehtaPeople have migrated through the ages, in search of greener pastures, more abundant food sources, better climatic conditions, and after...

Sikh Heritage: A succinct and delightfully-photographed glimpse into the Sikh community

There have been plenty of books on Sikhs, their valour, their customs and their culture, but what makes Sikh Heritage: A History Of Valour And Devotion standout is that it encompasses not...

East meets west parenting in ...

The foreword by Prof Perminder Sachdev, Scientia Professor at the UNSW, gives you a glimpse of what to expect from Dr Shail Chaturvedi’s latest parenting book Raising a Child. Dr Sachdev writes,...

Diwali books for kids: Illustrations, characters and activity based reads

Listicle of a variety of books based around Diwali. Sometimes it is a straightforward retelling of tales or the activities on and before Diwali day

Book Review: White Tears Brown Scars by Ruby Hamad

Ruby Hamad's White Tears Brown Scars is an informative and compelling read. In this work, Hamad lays bare inconvenient truths that seek to inspire reflection in readers and which provide a framework from which to contemplate history,...

Sahitya Akademi awardee novelist Kiran Nagarkar passes away

Acclaimed English-Marathi journalist and writer Kiran Nagarkar died here on Thursday after a brief illness, family sources said. He was 77.He had been admitted for treatment of brain haemorrhage to a private hospital where...
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Dalrymple’s tome to perils of corporate power abuse

Historian, writer, art curator, also an award-winning broadcaster and critic, William Dalrymple has quite exceeded himself with his latest book.The towering 522-page tome, which was in the making for six painstaking years, thoroughly dissects...
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Partition Voices: Untold British Stories | Book review

Until recently, the thousands of Indians who had migrated to Britain in the wake of the Partition of the sub-continent, had lived in silence, perhaps wanting to bury the ghosts of the past as...
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Tamil: A Biography by David Dean Shulman | Book review

It was quite by accident that I stumbled upon a prodigious and erudite scholar of India – especially southern India, during one of my recent trips to India. The book, in bright orange, titled...