Once Life Flees

Lakshmi Bayi

Death has an unfamiliarity to it which is scary

Harappans would have scoffed at attempts to make them vegetarians

Ullekh NP in Open Conversation with historian Nayanjot Lahiri

‘Museums are a tool of cultural diplomacy,’ says Nathalie Bondil

Curator Nathalie Bondil tells V Shoba that exposure to culture, art and music are integral to our well-being

We Are All Calibans Today

The culture of Americanisation

An Idea Between the Covers

America was the New Jerusalem. It is still the Promised Land. That is not a complete picture but it is how the America we know began. From Henry James’ wilderness with ‘nothing’ in it, the US quickly grew to lead the world, economically, militarily and intellectually. A big country, a lot of things have happened in its brief timeline, and everything has mattered. Below is a list of 10 books, fiction and non-fiction, that span most of the country’s history as the ‘United’ States of America and explain how it was made—and continues to be remade

Clash of Opinions

The dangers of a networked society

Playing with Mozart

An unusual Western Classical duo injects fun into their concerts

Speaking in their own Voices

New creative forces from Nagaland and Manipur

A Letter from Dhaka

Books, biryani and other delights of a charming city

The Nobel and Kolkata

The underlying message to all those basking in reflected glory is clear


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