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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

Literature in the time of Covid-19
Columns
Literature in the time of Covid-19

One of the few unintended positives in the overwhelming gloom has been the space writers and thinkers have been granted to become enormously productive and focused

08 May 2020
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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

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 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, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s IslamWhile

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is National General Secretary of the BJP and Director of India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of ‘JNU: Nationalism and India’s Uncivil Wars’. Views are personal.

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