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Aatish Taseer

Best of Books 2018: Editor’s Choice

Flawed dreamers and hypnotic ideas

Best of Books 2018: My Choice

William Dalrymple | Tishani Doshi | Srinath Raghavan | Aatish Taseer | KR Meera | Arshia Sattar | Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Among the Brahmins

It is the tension between cultural memory and current political anxieties about change that gives this riverside saga by Aatish Taseer the kind of literary urgency we hardly see in the writings on India

The Conqueror of Destiny

A search in Benares for Brahmins, the twice-born, leads to an encounter with a young member of the aristocracy of the mind

Best Books of 2017: My Choice

MJ Akbar | Pratap Bhanu Mehta | William Dalrymple | Amit Chaudhuri | Aatish Taseer | Tishani Doshi | KR Meera | Vivek Shanbhag | TCA Raghavan

AN INDIAN ORIGINAL

Aatish Taseer’s new novel is a modern classic on being Indian

His Father’s Ghost

There is no doubt about Aatish Taseer’s skills as a writer, but there’s a limit to how much one can read about his troubled relationship with his father

‘Writing has a Religious Character’

Aatish Taseer believes writing is an ‘intense form of concentration’, and when immersed in it, he often feels he can live without friends, family or lovers

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