Jai Arjun Singh

Jai Arjun Singh is the author of The World of Hrishikesh Mukherjee: The Filmmaker Everyone Loves

Anees Salim
Anees Salim: The Solitary Reaper

Anees Salim first found a licence to fantasise in his hometown of Varkala in Kerala. In his latest novel he returns to the sea with a scathingly funny, achingly sad story

03 May 2017
The Heart of Darkness
The Heart of Darkness

The redemptive power of storytelling sets this novel about religious terrorism apart

20 July 2016
Shashi Kapoor
The Shashi Mystique

This anecdotal biography charts the evolution of India’s first crossover star

08 June 2016
Arjun Nath
Two on a Trip

A well-told memoir on drug abuse, the saviour and the saved

27 April 2016
Alia Bhatt, Fawad Khan and Sidharth Malhotra in Kapoor & Sons
Art & Culture
The New Family Picture

Mainstream Hindi cinema is slowly moving from a mythical gear to a more novelistic one where the families portrayed are less adarsh and more authentic

06 April 2016
Everywoman Extraordinaire

This passionate tribute to Smita Patil celebrates the actress’ great instinct and intensity

18 November 2015
The Master and His Magnifying Glass

This 1930s chronicle of a lower middle class youth brings out the genius of novelist and playwright Upendranath Ashk, known as the Proust of Hindi literature

02 September 2015
School of Life

This satire is a baby step towards what will hopefully become a tradition of abrasive, absurdist writing

17 June 2015
The future is not so funny

Chowdhury’s dry humour is on view but his second novel reads like an adjunct to his brilliant first

04 June 2015
Catchers in the Rye

Two refreshing works of Young Adult fiction point to the promise of this genre

20 May 2015


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, among several titles, Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan. His latest book is Gandhi: A Life in Three Campaigns

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and a founding member of the governing council of India Foundation. He is the author of, among other titles, Partitioned Freedom and The Hindutva Paradigm

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is an author and columnist. Views are personal.


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