Books

Ira Mukhoty.Indian Link

Holier than thou? These Indian women shattered prevailing notions long before Western women’s emancipation

February 23, 2017

SAKET SUMAN reviews Ira Mukhoty’s ‘Heroines — Powerful Indian Women of Myth and History’

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

February 22, 2017

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

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Jhumpa Lahiri.Indian Link

Jhumpa Lahiri’s reflections on book covers leave many questions unanswered

February 16, 2017

Do you judge a book by its cover? Asks SAKET SUMAN

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Karan Johar’s memoir lays bare all; reflects Bollywood’s ambiguity

January 17, 2017

SAKET SUMAN on KJo’s new book ‘An Unsuitable Boy’

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An Era of Darkness.Indian Link

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

January 12, 2017

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

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Test of Character: Confessions of Cricket Legends.Indian Link

Tales from the middle

November 24, 2016

RITAM MITRA reviews Jeremy Wilshire’s new book Test of Character: Confessions of Cricket Legends

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The Permanent Resident Gonsalves.Indian Link

What it really means to be a migrant

November 18, 2016

SALMA SHAH reviews NSW academic Roanna Gonsalves’ first book ‘The Permanent Resident’

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Discovering India

November 18, 2016

LAKSHMI NARASIMHAN reviews Anne Benjamin’s new memoir ‘Saffron and Silk: An Australian in India’

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Muddupalani.Indian Link

Women and their lives, not men and their battles

October 28, 2016

India has a long tradition of strong female writers, writes APARNA ANANTHUNI

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tishani-doshi

Women helping women

September 29, 2016

Two remarkable Indian authors talk about the women who championed their success, writes DIPANJALI RAO

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