Emergency Chronicles: An Interview With The Author

As the world once again confronts an eruption of authoritarianism, Gyan Prakash’s Emergency Chronicles takes us back to the moment of India’s independence to offer a comprehensive historical account of Indira Gandhi’s Emergency of 1975-77. Stripping away the myth that this was a sudden event brought on solely by the Prime Minister’s desire to cling to power,…

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Know More About The Maestro Neil MacGregor

Looking at the plethora of religions, faith, ideologies – which go beyond the life of an individual, Neil MacGregor in his book Living with the Gods offers central facts of human existence. The book is an exploration of the beliefs which makes up for the shared identities of people which defines them and also impacts…

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Fatima Bhutto on Her New Book, The Runaways!

Fatima Bhutto was born in Kabul. She is the author of a book of poetry, two works of non-fiction, including her bestselling memoir Songs of Blood and Sword, and the highly acclaimed novel The Shadow Of The Crescent Moon, which was longlisted in 2014 for the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction. Read on to know…

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Meet the Author of Vanara, Anand Neelakantan

Vanara by Anand Neelakantan is a classic tale of love, lust and betrayal. Baali and Sugreeva are orphaned brothers of the Vana Nara tribe who created a peaceful country for their people after having suffered the consequences of the continuous war between the Deva tribes in the north and the Asura tribes in the south.…

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Know About the Master Storyteller – Frederick Forsyth

The illustrious author Frederick Forsyth is back with yet another thriller The Fox. This exciting story, comes with a unique conception of the most dangerous weapon on Earth. This weapon, unlike what many would think, is not an ammunition or an abstruse piece of technology but a 17-year-old boy. A boy with an ingenious mind,…

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Meet Krishna Trilok: the Author of ‘Notes of a Dream’

Krishna Trilok’s Notes of a Dream records the life and music of one of the most celebrated musicians of India, A.R. Rahman. Based on interviews between the author and the musical maestro, this book brings forth the heartwarming story of a remarkable artist that makes for an inspirational read. Trilok’s achievement lies in his ability…

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A Brief History Of Things: by Neelum Saran Gour

Neelum Saran Gour is the author of Grey Pigeon and Other Stories, Speaking of ’62, Winter Companions and Other Stories, Virtual Realities, Sikandar Chowk Park and Song without End and Other Stories. She is a professor of English at the University of Allahabad. In this special piece by her, she talks about the summers in Allahabad. There used to be such a neat outdoor-indoor balance…

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