The New Family Picture

Jai Arjun Singh

Mainstream Hindi cinema is slowly moving from a mythical gear to a more novelistic one where the families portrayed are less adarsh and more authentic

An Epic Obsession

Bibek Debroy has completed a ten-volume translation of the Mahabharata in English. Inside the mind of an economist with a difference whose daytime job nowadays is the restructuring of Indian Railways and duties as a permanent member of the recently formed NITI Aayog

The Lives of Monks

Charu Singh’s debut is about good versus evil, but with a Buddhist backdrop

Banking on God

The success of Amish Tripathi’s Meluha series has led to a surfeit of mythological thrillers

Caught in the Act

A dispassionate history of sex and the powerful mythologies that have surrounded it down the ages


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