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Benyamin’s shimmering depiction of a country under a despotic regime bears an uncanny resemblance to post-CAA India...
Benyamin, (translated by Shanaz Habib)
Al Arabian Novel FactoryTyranny breeds fear and despair. It can be a blatant or a secret celebration of violence. In Benyamin's Al Arabian ...
Sandeep Shastri
Where does former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri stand in contemporary history? What is his legacy?...
Reviewed by Sandeep Phukan
Lal Bahadur Shashtri: Politics and BeyondIt isn't just the October 2 birth anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri that gets overshadowed by Gandhi Jayanti celebrations, his ...
 Ziya Us Salam
A clarion call to Muslim women to seize control of their religion and belief systems...
Reviewed by Rakhshanda Jalil
Women in Masjid: A Quest for JusticeIn the first winter rains, shortly after my father's death, I felt a desperate need to visit his grave. To ...
Jane Ciabattari
From a story of friendship and a much-anticipated Tudor tale to the latest novel by Elena Ferrante, here are some reading ideas...
Ten books to read in 2020 ApeirogonColum McCannMcCann's new novel, named after "a shape with a countably infinite series of sides", is a glorious storytelling hybrid, ...
Tom Ginsburg and Aziz Z. Huq
Reviewed by Lorenzo Canepari
How to Save a Constitutional DemocracyIn How to Save a Constitutional Democracy, Tom Ginsburg and Aziz Z. Huq focus on the structural forces that can ...
Prashant Kidambi
CRICKET COUNTRYWISDEN INDIA BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019WINNER OF SPORTS BOOK AWARD OF THE YEAR AT EKAMRA SPORTS LITERATURE FESTIVAL 2019On ...
Marshall G S Hodgson
The Secret Order of Assassins: The Struggle of the Early Nizari Ismai'lis Against the Islamic WorldThe sect known as "the Assassins," a corruption of an Arabic word that means hashish smoker, is familiar to the ...
STEPHEN ALTER
Stephen Alter\'s exhaustive biography of the Himalayas is an exceptional tribute to the world\'s mightiest mountains…
Reviewed by Ranjit Lal
WILD HIMALAYAStephen Alter's exhaustive biography of the Himalayas is an exceptional tribute to the world's mightiest mountainsNo normal person can be ...
Carla Kelly
Reviewed by Punya H Rashid
Reforming Lord RagsdaleA solid and precious book by Carla Kelly, "Reforming Lord Ragsdale" was a book where romance was slow burn; where ...
Deepak Nayyar
An analytical inquiry into the development experience of some of Asia\'s major economies and why there might be ground for optimism…
Reviewed by Sanjaya Baru
Crouching Tigers, Hidden DragonsAn analytical inquiry into the development experience of some of Asia's major economies and why there might be ground for ...
Tufan Mazhar Khan
Reviewed by Sajid Shahriar
Golper Haari Bucket of storiesGolper Haari is the second book by Tufan Mazhar Khan. It was published in 'Omor Ekushey Book Fair 2019' by ...
Pico Iyer
Reviewed by Brij Tankha
A Beginners Guide to Japan: Observations and ProvocationsThe title, A Beginners Guide to Japan, brought back memories of a book I read in Japan in the mid-Seventies, ...
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