Jug Suraiya

Jug Suraiya is a columnist with The Times of India

The Great Desi Boorist
Travel Issue 2018
The Great Desi Boorist

Remember? How we scratched our names on Taj? Or was it Ajanta?

03 May 2018
Roma Revividus

The final volume of the trilogy on Cicero’s life is a visceral portrayal of the long-lost Roman Empire

03 February 2016
Lisbeth Salander and Literary Vampirism

Stieg Larsson gets a competent inheritor but the twice-told tale of the sequel should not lead to The Girl Who Created a Storm in a Teacup

16 September 2015
Kathmandu, Mon Amour

A compelling love song for the author’s adoptive home, a city of multiple paradoxes

11 September 2014
Requiem for Riverdale

What the death of Archibald Andrews says about the imperative of tolerance

30 July 2014
Who gave slang a bad name?

The rich and complex history of slang demonstrates how we have always felt the need to express all that is raw, emotive and visceral through a pontaneous counter-language

07 May 2014
Art & Culture
May the Joke Always Be on Us

How the politically incorrect ethnic joke keeps us together in the great fraternity of laughter

04 April 2014


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