Kalki Koechlin: Dragon Queen

Kaveree Bamzai

Kalki Koechlin’s mommy memoir is like her: candid, creative and full of truths that the merchants of bliss don’t reveal

Student Supplicant Politician Statesman

London played both active and passive roles in Gandhi’s life. It was where he became a man and a lawyer, and where he first played high-stakes politics. British law shaped him; the orderly part of his system was based squarely on the idea of staying within the law, and expecting your opponents to do the same

The Old New Hanoi

The rustic charms and modern cool of Vietnam

Dilli Darshan with Virginia Woolf

Women writers as city guides

Rupi Kaur: Life in Lower Case

What is it that makes the poetry of Rupi Kaur insta-sensational?

Prison Diaries

Where institutional cruelty is the norm

Bakula Nayak: It’s Yesterday

Bakula Nayak uses fragments of the past to create new canvases

Akhil Sharma: ‘I am an Immigrant’

Akhil Sharma takes his readers into the core of human experience


There was no malice at heart, only relief—the gratitude for leaving graveyards on feet


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