No Dustbins Please, We’re Japanese

Pallavi Aiyar

A culture of cleanliness with a zero-waste policy

Division by Design

The creation of Pakistan was critical in the British scheme of things

Murder In The Madras Zoo

A beastly tale from World War II

Haruki Murakami: Enchanter Emeritus

The familiar and the fantastical permeate a new collection of stories by Haruki Murakami

Memojis: Sign Language 2.0

Emojis, animojis and now memojis are changing the way we communicate online

Isle of Dogs Movie Review

It is a movie that gives us pause to think, and, at the same time, delight in the aesthetics of colour and composition

The Beautiful Blood Ceremony

What the best of Japanese noir says about democracy, authenticity and the nation

Is There a Tyranny of the Tasting Menu?

We want a symphony on a plate but there aren’t many chefs who can deliver


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