Nandini Nair

Can You Be Happy Without Money?
Can You Be Happy Without Money?

In novels, only the rich can afford the luxury of complete leisure, and no toil. They have lives of plenty, which end up pyrrhic, as rampant consumerism hints at moral bankruptcy

18 October 2019
Many Quests
Many Quests

Six books that define our times, and redefine the novel. And one will be the winner next week

11 October 2019
Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke: Flight Makers
Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke: Flight Makers

An inventive Polish in great form and a colossal Austrian are the new Nobel laureates in literature

10 October 2019
The Spirit of Bombay
In Memoriam
The Spirit of Bombay

The liberal in his labyrinth

13 September 2019
Greta Thunberg: The Crusader Kid
Greta Thunberg: The Crusader Kid

A Swedish schoolgirl has become the poster child of climate change conversation

06 September 2019
Suketu Mehta: From America with Love and Anger
Suketu Mehta: From America with Love and Anger

Suketu Mehta’s new book provides a corrective narrative about the world’s migrants. He tells why the debate around immigration is a contest of storytelling

15 August 2019
Gentle On My Curves
Gentle On My Curves

Among the many Englishes

09 August 2019
Toni Morrison (1931-2019)
In Memoriam
Toni Morrison (1931-2019): The Beloved

She gave voice to African Americans figuratively, and literally by recreating their language

09 August 2019
Open Decade 2009-2019
Imagination & Emojis

The emotional evolution in reading and writing

19 July 2019
travel issue 2019
Japan: Basho As Guide

Tripping in Japan with its authors

28 June 2019


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

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press


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