Nandini Nair

Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama: Grace Over Guile

Michelle Obama’s memoir tells of an ordinary person who found herself on an extraordinary journey

21 November 2018
(from left) Sahradayi Modi; Sankaranarayanan Devarajan; Ranjeet Pratap Singh and Rahul Ranjan
Wealth Issue 2018
‘Think of Us as a YouTube for Stories’

Rahul Ranjan, Sankaranaryanan Devarajan, Sahradayi Modi and Ranjeet Pratap Singh, Co-founders, Pratilipi

01 November 2018
Judith Slaying Holofernes by Artemisia Gentileschi
Cover Stories
Rage Against the Machine

Women are taking back some control by writing and telling their own stories. But let us not trivialise the struggle either

11 October 2018
At the end of the Round Table Conference in London, 1931
The Gandhi Issue
Simple Simplicity

The aesthetics of the austere

27 September 2018
The Dalai Lama in Dharamshala with the Dhauladhar Range
Dalai Lama: Becoming A Mountain

Looking at the many moods of the Dalai Lama with Raghu Rai

20 September 2018
Mohammed Hanif
Mohammed Hanif: ‘There is nothing left to satirise’

Mohammed Hanif’s new novel takes flight when a plane crashes. The author tells Nandini Nair why death is the only lover who does not betray her promise

19 September 2018
Parvathi Thampi with a  photograph of her grandfather  C Sankaran Nair
Sir C Sankaran Nair: Lives and Letters

Former President of the Indian National Congress Sir C Sankaran Nair was one of the builders of modern India. His granddaughter carries forth his legacy in her own private and erudite way

09 August 2018
Benyamin at his hometown Kulanada
Benyamin: The Smell of Jasmine

The Malayalam writer Benyamin returns to the Arab Spring for his new novel

01 August 2018
Reham and Imran Khan, 2015
Battle for Pakistan 2018
Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll

An Indian love child and other wild revelations. Former wife Reham Khan shames Imran in her memoir

19 July 2018
Upamanyu Chatterjee
Upamanyu Chatterjee: Oddball Savant

On the 30th anniversary of the book that launched him, Upamanyu Chatterjee seeks his own revenge by shooing away holy cows with a new novella

04 July 2018


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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