The Persistence of Democracy

Ullekh NP

Stein Ringen offers a new definition for democracy and hits out at sceptics

Aanchal Malhotra: The Memory Keeper

Aanchal Malhotra maps the legacy of Partition through oral histories. The author in conversation with Aditya Mani Jha

Mom Versus Child

What it means to have an abusive mother

Lives Less Lived

A caste study from a village in Gujarat

The Maximalist

SB Divya’s science-fiction novel, set in 2095, pits humans against Artificial Intelligence. The author in conversation with Aditya Mani Jha

Thresholds of Time and Space

A finely delineated and sharply observed story of a middle-class Delhi family during Partition, by Geetanjali Shree and translated by Daisy Rockwell, wins the International Booker Prize. A first for a translation from India

‘Character means everything to me in my writing,’ says Monica Ali

Monica Ali’s new novel deals with love and betrayal, race and gender. She speaks to Nandini Nair about interrogating stereotypes

Abhilash Tomy: The Solitary Sailor

Abhilash Tomy relives his 151-day, nonstop, solo journey circumnavigating the globe

Vinod Rai: A Defining Innings

Vinod Rai recounts his 33-month stint at BCCI with a ring of authenticity

A Political Lifejacket

The government’s motivation behind planning in India is far more interesting than the economic idea of planning


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