The Principled Life of Kobad Ghandy

Ullekh NP

Memoirs of a man who was born into affluence but chose a life of struggle

The Body Couturier

Bhanu Athaiya started as an artist trained at JJ School of Art but ended her career at 91 as a pioneering costume designer for Hindi cinema. It was a life of remarkable work and incredible beauty

Anatomy of the Gandhi Enigma

Pramod Kapoor’s anecdotal portrait of the Mahatma brings out in vivid prose and pictures the contradictions and complexities behind greatness

Bajirao: Reel Flavour

On Bajirao and why biopics are never the whole truth of a person

Best of 2016 Books

From the fifth instalment of Knausgaard to a new novel by Julian Barnes, from Jhumpa Lahiri to Thomas Piketty — book your year now

Mood Indigo

How Gandhi's khadi got a denim spin

Blame It on Gandhi

The CBFC denies certification to a Dalit film because it allegedly denigrates Gandhi

The Anna Hazare Show

The comic revolution of an obsolete man

White Gold

The first female war photographer shot some famous pictures. This book features a few that are not so well known.

From INC to Congress Inc.

It was a party of educated professionals once, and Rahul Gandhi wants to make it so again. But his father before him had tried, and he will succeed only if he finds a new way to do it.


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