Nandini Nair

Peng Shuai: Like an Egg Against a Rock

From a Chinese tennis hero to a silenced #MeToo accuser

26 November 2021
Love and Labour

An intimate history of women searching for a more equal and dignified life

19 November 2021
The Final Six

The 2021 Booker Prize shortlist tells of the persistence of grief, the deceptions of online prattle, the call of the wild, racial inequality and the triumph of the human spirit

29 October 2021
Amitav Ghosh: The Forecaster

Amitav Ghosh’s new book is a parable for a planet in crisis. He speaks to Nandini Nair about the cruelties of colonialism and the violent trajectory of the nutmeg

22 October 2021
(Illustration: Saurabh Singh)
Abdulrazak Gurnah: Out of Africa

Displacement and colonial scars inform the novels of the new Nobel laureate in literature

08 October 2021
Pull Up a Chair
Pull Up a Chair

Where we sit and how we sit reveal who we are

24 September 2021
How Elif Shafak Became a Tree
How Elif Shafak Became a Tree

The Turkish-British author’s new novel, set in Cyprus, tells of divisions and reunions through the prism of nature. The author speaks to Nandini Nair about inherited pain and memories, language and silences

17 September 2021
Akash Kapur: A Sceptic’s Faith

Akash Kapur’s nonfiction book tells of the quest for utopia in Auroville. He speaks to Nandini Nair about writing history without judgement and the impossibility of an ideal world

20 August 2021
Cover Stories
In Praise of Protest

Body Language

13 August 2021
Are We All Winners?
Are We All Winners?

The love and hate of competitions

30 July 2021


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 an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s Islam

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.


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