Irom Sharmila believes a book has power. She’s right, the story of her life does carry the power to torment our conscience.
Behind the burning eyes of Che Guevara on a million T-shirts is a fearless, determined man who once killed a horse to eat it. This is him, in his own words
The Booker Prize winning author writes brutally honest stories about love, loss and loneliness
A slim but fine anthology captures the essential achievements of Tamil poetry from the Sangam period to contemporary times
Farahad Zama is possibly the first man to win a romance writer’s prize. So watch out Barbara Cartland
When an Aussie talks about cricket, the world stops to listen. But John Buchanan’s book disappoints. He envisions T20 as an Olympic sport, but has no original ideas to make this happen