The Beauty of Disruption

Bettany Hughes

Where East and West look hard and longingly at one another

The Fall of Man in the Age of Anger

What makes this text an indispensible addition to the canon of intellectual histories is not just the urgency of its argument but the delightful march-past of writers

The Living and the Dead

Abraham Lincoln mourns the death of his son in this first novel of an American master

Movie Review: The Great Wall

The movie sits uneasily on the dividing line between propaganda and art

India’s Missing Tryst With History

And Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the victim of it

The Thrill of Discovery

Pranay Lal gives us the lens to look at India afresh

A War in Memory

A debut novelist from Sri Lanka returns to war-torn Jaffna in search of questions history has not resolved

Of Pain and Palate

An epidemic can take us back to the traditional wisdom on what we eat

Rim of Life

A story of the Indian Ocean that goes beyond the usual sword and battlefield narratives of history


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