Creature of the Sky and Earth

Ira Mukhoty

The fantastical journey of the horse

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

Towers of Babel

From Islam to jihad to portraits of the mastermind, a select 9/11 bibliography

Eternal Seekers

A chronicle of female spiritual travellers

Reading Fast and Slow

Try taking up a book one page at a time

Machinations in Magadha

A spy story set in the Ashokan age

Who Are We?

J Sai Deepak’s book heralds the ripening of the Indic civilisational discourse

Draupadi’s Rage

Her story has been repeatedly retold by women writers because the epic heroine challenges patriarchy

Into the Unknown

Journeys on a motorbike, a bicycle and on foot celebrate solitude and freedom


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