Two recent debut novels are powerful family dramas about war. Though set in two diverse parts of the world, both have one overarching message—that war, ultimately, has no winners.
A contemporary family saga explores urban relationships in the face of an upheaval caused by the pandemic.
A story of two people separated by half a century and the sense of alienation they face.
Oliver Stone’s memoir takes us through the tumultuous twists and turns of his life and career
Anand Neelakantan tells Medha Dutta Yadav that Ramayana and Mahabharata will always be relevant. They delve deep into the human psyche. As long as humans exist, these epics would keep evolving.
The prose is sprinkled with oodles of gentle advice and pearls of wisdom, such as the fact that life gives you only what you expect from it.
The Buddhist Emperor’s wily spymaster returns with his fierce loyalties to his sovereign to untangle the mayhem that has descended
'Wanderers, Kings. Merchants: The Story of India Through its Languages' book review: Our mother’s tongue
Well-researched, topical and engaging, the book begins by exploring the origin of Sanskrit.
Gokhale, who has spent nearly four decades in the Indian Foreign Service before retiring as foreign secretary in January 2020, is an expert on Chinese diplomacy.
TM Krishna on his collection of over 50 essays—The Spirit of Enquiry— gives readers an insight into the way his ideas have changed and nuanced over a period of time
Alkazi’s memoir takes us through generations of relatives from both the Alkazi and Padamsee sides of the family
This collection of eight children’s stories includes translations from Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Punjabi and Sindhi.
An entire section of the book is dedicated to tracing the genesis of Indians in America, profiling some of the prominent names who mass-migrated to the country in the 20th century.
The latest from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri is the first novel that she has written in Italian and then self-translated into English.
A chance conversation in the house that inspired Nathaniel Hawthorne's The House of the Seven Gables convinced her that houses carry the imprints of their owners' trauma.