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Pankaj Mishra

Pankaj Mishra’s Protest

Siddharth Singh

The impossibility of creating utopias

The World Is What It Is

Surviving God and other delights

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

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

The Importance of Being Earnest

Writers cannot live in a vacuum, isolated from political currents anymore, says Pankaj Mishra

Has Pankaj Mishra Ever Been to South Dakota?

For a writer whose first book was a travelogue around small-town India, Pankaj Mishra seems strangely unwilling to engage with the complexities, or provincialities, of the United States. In his recent scathing review of Harvard historian Niall Ferguson’s book Civilisation: The West and the Rest, as in his other writings, Mishra seems interested in America only to the extent that he can caricature its ruling elite in order to knock them down, says Ethan Casey

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