fbpx

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...
william dalrymple.indian link

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...
Partition Voices1.Indian Link

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...
Tamil1.Indian Link

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...
Machali.Indian Link

Now, Ranthambore’s Machali inspires a book on human survival

At a time of increasing man-animal conflict comes a heart-warming tale of two families - one human, one tiger - following parallel journeys in which the powerful drives to connect, love and raise the...
Gun Island.Indian Link

Amitav Ghosh’s Gun Island review: Magic of the Bonduki story

Gun Island By Amitav Ghosh Journeys to distant lands, migration and ancient connections between civilisations are recurring themes in Amitav Ghosh's books. His latest offering, Gun Island, is a story of travel and migrations, overlaid with...
World Cup2.Indian Link

Book review: Ashis Ray’s ‘Cricket World Cup: The Indian Challenge’

Celebrated cricket broadcaster Ashis Ray has come out with a new book titled Cricket World Cup: The Indian Challenge, where he has penned down the journey of Indian cricket at the World Cups since...
Slice Girls1.Indian Link

Book review: Slice Girls by Dr Joan Arakkal is a thought-provoking read

If we were to look back over the last decade, we would agree that globally, a collective awakening took place. This awakening prompted introspection, a revisiting of the status quo and most crucially, the...
Anh Do1.Indian Link

Lessons from the story of Anh Do, the ‘happiest refugee’ in Australia

It was 700 of us in the Adelaide Convention Centre, and we were all laughing and crying at the same time, thanks to Anh Do. Who would have thought listening to a keynote address...
Indira Gandhi.Indian Link

Book review: The Assassination of Indira Gandhi by Upamanyu Chatterjee

Sandwiched within the provocatively titled book, The Assassination of Indira Gandhi, Upamanyu Chatterjee’s collection of short stories takes a wide sweep of rural and urban India’s landscapes and ‘peoplescapes’, through a range of extreme...