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Arshia Sattar

Arshia Sattar has recently published Maryada: Searching for Dharma in the Ramayana and The Mahabharata for Children

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Medieval Alchemy

A war adventure where disparate elements are held together by clever plotting

29 October 2015
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Forever Manto

What is it that makes him an enduring literary icon of compassion and empathy?

16 September 2015
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Liberty Lost

Wendy Doniger’s book on the Kamasutra reminds us of the dignities once afforded to women in our culture

19 August 2015
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At the court of the foolish king

This tale of Karan Vaghela’s reign brings alive the prejudices of 13th century Gujarat

17 June 2015
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A village runs through it

A genre-defying Kannada masterpiece ventures joyously between folklore, poetry and theatre

20 May 2015
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God is in the Details

An Indologist from Italy reflects on the rapture that religion offers as an experience

25 February 2015
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A Life Less Extraordinary

This biography of trail-blazing Princess Sophia Duleep Singh offers a parallel narrative of 20th century feminism

14 January 2015
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Flight of Fancy

Yet another Delhi book revives the glorious near past—but fails to soar

17 December 2014
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Love, Sex and Satraps

A courtesan-turned-spy frolics in Pataliputra, revealing Mauryan mischief

26 November 2014
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A Rotten but Not Entirely Unlikeable Man

A corrupt underling is as crooked as the system he works in, but Bagchi’s quiet, masterly prose leaves you with sympathy for his morally bankrupt protagonist

17 June 2012

Authors

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is the author of several books including the Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj (Bloomsbury)

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.

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