Nandini Nair

Sathnam Sanghera: The Empire Raider

British Indian writer Sathnam Sanghera in his new book traces the imperial legacy across the globe. He tells why complete cultural decolonisation is difficult

23 February 2024
The Acrobat and the Safety Net

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni tells why her book on the early life of Sudha and Narayana Murthy is a rare love story

19 January 2024
Forecast 2024: Life and Past Times

Memoirs, histories and investigations that see anew

05 January 2024
Reading the Shadows

Collaborative to posthumous novels where love and hope are lost and found

05 January 2024
The Pink Pantheon

The anarchic feminism of Barbie

22 December 2023
Lessons In Authenticity

15 December 2023
“One of my greatest talents is as an eavesdropper,” says Twinkle Khanna

In her new collection of short stories Twinkle Khanna brings her signature wit to weighty themes. The bestselling author tells Open why she is more than Mrs Funnybones

01 December 2023
Paul Lynch: The Soothsayer

The Irish author’s Booker Prize-winning novel makes the impossible seem possible

01 December 2023
Power Of Powerlessness

This year’s Booker shortlist includes two debuts and reflections on race

24 November 2023
Always the Outsider

The idea of alienation permeates Jhumpa Lahiri’s new collection of short stories

17 November 2023


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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