The Malabar Angle

Madhavi Thampi

A singular fight against the Empire

Mind Your Speech

How governments across time have used sedition to suppress freedom

Surface Tensions

Making sense of the parochial mind

The October Test

The omissions are as important as the laureates when it comes to the Nobel Prize in Literature

When Worlds Meet

Nigerian author Chigozie Obioma, seen as the heir to Chinua Achebe, writes a love story wrapped in folklore

Family Trauma

Ann Patchett’s new novel is about heartbreaks and healing

Fraught States

The trouble in believing that constitutional crises around the world are symptoms of the same disease

Sense and Sensuality

The erotic in India ranges from the subtle to the violent

Many Quests

Six books that define our times, and redefine the novel. And one will be the winner next week

Pakistan’s Dilemma

Shuja Nawaz offers an insider’s perspective on strained US-Pakistan ties and challenges for India’s hostile neighbour


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