The Trouble with Sex

Sohini Chattopadhyay

The most recent winner of the bad sex writing prize, Rowan Somerville, on the noun problem that plagues the art

The Genocidal War Hero

In conversation with a historian who blames Winston Churchill for the three million deaths in the Bengal famine

For Whom the Writer Writes Book

Book dedications come in all forms: serious, poetic, humorous, romantic, and in the odd case, like Neil Gaiman’s, flippantly charming


Photographers, artists and writers from across the world come together in this book to discuss the erosion of democracy and shrinking of freedom

Gargantuan Effort

Bestselling author Ken Follett on the pressures of writing chartbusters, the effect of JK Rowling on the world, and the five greatest books of all time

As the Name Suggests

Lost and Found by CP Surendran will lose the reader in its maze of characters and find him again.

Reader’s Digest

Mita Kapur’s book is another addition to the feast of books that present food as memoir, politics and history

Nature vs Nurture

...and it is advantage nurture, at long last, going by the sudden spurt of tomes being published on this vital subject.

Bar Code

Sonia Faleiro’s ‘Beautiful Thing’ is a vivid narrative of Mumbai’s bar dancers and how the ban of 2005 imperilled their livelihood.

Laws and Order

This is the first of three novellas based on Indira Gandhi’s assassination and its repercussions. An extract


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