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Nandini Nair

How Elif Shafak Became a Tree
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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
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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?
Columns
Are We All Winners?

The love and hate of competitions

30 July 2021
The Wages of War
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The Wages of War

The Sri Lankan novelist Anuk Arudpragasam, whose new book portrays the island after the civil war, speaks to Nandini Nair about the spectatorship of violence and the persistence of grief

16 July 2021
‘I am a Cyclops’
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‘I am a Cyclops’

Aminder Dhaliwal’s graphic novel uses the figure of the cyclops to talk about race and belonging, sexuality and relationships. The animator tells Nandini Nair why we are all outsiders

18 June 2021
A Permanent Scattering
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A Permanent Scattering

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie mourns the death of her father

04 June 2021
A Longing for Home
Columns
A Longing for Home

We are suffering from a collective affliction called nostalgia

28 May 2021
‘Writing is Diving into the Chaos’
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‘Writing is Diving into the Chaos’

Jhumpa Lahiri discusses words and the world with Nandini Nair

21 May 2021
The State of the Mind
Art & Culture
The State of the Mind

A large-scale exhibition foregrounds the individual practices of 267 artists who trace their roots to Kerala

07 May 2021

Authors

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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