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David Davidar

David Davidar is a novelist, publisher, editor and anthologist. He has been an attentive reader of Indian fiction for nearly forty years

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The Novel and Its Discontents

Reading Marlon James’ Booker winning A Brief History of Seven Killings, a fireball of a novel, and wondering: What’s it that makes fiction great?

29 October 2015
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Books
Rust-Free Fiction

What is it about Ruskin Bond’s work that gives it its extraordinary vitality and luminosity?

25 March 2015
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The House of Stories

A literary journey that began from the jasmine-wreathed verandah of ancestry reaches the expansive and exhilarating world of the great Indian sensibility

19 November 2014

Authors

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of nine books, including the award-winning Water, Peace, and War : Confronting the Global Water Crisis

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, among other titles, Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity. Views are personal

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