Shylashri Shankar

Shylashri Shankar is the author of Turmeric Nation - A Passage Through India's Tastes

Paths of the Psychopath

Three thrillers reveal the emotional cost of coping with killers

15 September 2023
Heart, Humour and Horror

When the killer is unveiled through a slow unveiling of emotions

01 September 2023
Killers and Conscience

Can serial killers make a moral point?

18 August 2023
Spot the Killer

Buried secrets in the labyrinth of family relationships

28 July 2023
Intimate Watching

Detectives with cool, rational minds who need to see justice done

14 July 2023
Remade in Urdu

When thrillers are adapted with local flavour

30 June 2023
Ladies’ Detective Agencies

Thrillers that pack emotional drama with larger political and social issues

16 June 2023
The Pleasure Principle

Dismantling the artificial boundaries between high and low fiction

02 June 2023
The Demon in the Machine
The Demon in the Machine

The possibilities and limits of AI-authored thrillers

19 May 2023
Leave Agatha Christie Alone
Leave Agatha Christie Alone

To censor books is to overlook the social contexts they were set in

05 May 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 several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj

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 professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.


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