non fiction

Lives and Times

Nandini Nair

Examining the big issues of our time, from climate change to mortality to the origins of the universe

Long Shadows of the Past

Black Snow | Indigenous Continent | American Midnight | Fight Like Hell | Legacy of Violence | Stalin’s Library | The Lighthouse of Stalingrad | The Hangman and His Wife | Mussolini in Myth and Memory | Interpreting | Photographs and the Practice of History

NIF: Idea to Book

Eleven recipients are awarded The New India Foundation’s prestigious non-fiction writing grant

Best of 2020 Books: Non-Fiction: Our Maladies

The Hidden Hand | The Story of China | The Ratline |Agent Sonya | The Habsburgs | The Nine Lives of Pakistan

Celebrating Differences

Sandettie Light Vessel Automatic | Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line | Red Pill | Vesper Flights

Shashi Tharoor

Member of Parliament and author

The World Is What it Is

Economy and the environment, gender and justice—the big questions of the day

Books: Highlights of 2017

Adrian Levy & Cathrine Scott-Clark | Wendy Doniger | Michel Pastoureau | Pankaj Mishra | Arundhati Roy | Paula Hawkins | Paul Auster | Hari Kunzru | Amit Chaudhuri | George Saunders | JRR Tolkien

Alice in Blunderland

While Alice Albinia, the non-fiction writer, refuses to tell a well-worn tale, Albinia the novelist succumbs easily to reductive depictions


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