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Monday, March 10, 2014
When the much-revered Wisden’s Indian version — the Wisden India Almanack — made its debut last year, the offspring had to deal with the immense pressure of living up to its classy pedigree.»
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Saturday, October 5, 2013
Late in 19th century, a group of English educated Indians in Madras wrote of reforming society by delinking it from religion. The radical atheistic authors chose to remain anonymous but their writ...
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Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Former ambassador Surendra Kumar’s Beyond Diplomatic Dilemmas, gives us a glimpse of an Indian diplomat’s life when not involved in the high drama of negotiations on issues of war and peace.
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September 17, 2013
The Indian Army is unable to shed tradition-driven outdoors pursuits
June 17, 2013
Many feel books on the city's history are now gathering dust in different libraries »
May 27, 2013
In an engaging essay in his recent book, Patriots and Partisans, the historian and writer, Ramchandra Guha, calls the Economic and Political Weekly (EPW) ‘appallingly bad-look...
February 8, 2013
Libraries in the West regularly make room for new titles, but what about the nostalgia value of the old?
October 8, 2012
M. Krishnan shines as an extraordinary naturalist and an inimitable writer in an exquisite collection of his articles, ‘Of Birds and Birdsong’. Shanti and Ashish Chandola have done a splendid job...
July 19, 2012
A reference book on festivals observed by ‘Indians’, prescribed by the State government for school libraries across the State, carries in it only those observed by Hindus.
November 5, 2011
The Oxford Companion to the Book is indeed an indispensable reference book about books.
February 18, 2011
Arriving at ‘the Happening City,’ what does Anand Giridharadas find? Drivers dressed in white, lining up the corridor leading out of the airport, holding signs for customers such...
December 4, 2010
This edition of Granta looks at interesting new writing from Pakistan, shattering the stereotype of the country as a haven for terrorists.
October 20, 2009
Introducing the artist’s work that reflects his revisiting the artistic concepts and motifs of the early 1970s and 1980s with a renewed vitalityBangalore-based S.G. Vasudev is a...
June 22, 2013
Living Easy with Diabetes: The Ultimate Handbook; Dr. Pradeep G. Talwalkar, Penguin India, Rs.299.
Can diabetes make me go blind? Are diabetic men more likely to be impotent...
June 10, 2013
A small fictional piece about the importance of environmental protection by Rashmi P., a class XII student of Bhavan’s Newsprint Vidyalaya, Kottayam.
May 4, 2013
Suneetha Balakrishnan talks to British blogger Ann Morgan about her extraordinary journey of words that touched 196 countries. »
November 16, 2012
How do you condense one twelfth of the earth’s landmass into 278 pages? How do you possibly capture statistics that surprise, landscapes that stun, and history that s...
September 12, 2012
With “Ruskin Bond: The Mussoorie Years…” Ganesh Saili documents the life of a friend of four decades in a town both call home »
January 19, 2012
Eminent historian Romila Thapar, Professor Emeritus at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, has emphasised on the need to cultivate an awareness of the perceptions that the authors of early historical...
May 28, 2011
If you had been near Paul Smith during his 30-day expedition facilitated by the goodwill of fellow ‘Twitter’ing social networkers, you would have known. He was wearing ‘the...
January 17, 2011
All around us are success stories — some deeply inspiring and others less noticed — of women who have shown courage, will and determination in their lives and careers, believes journal...
December 6, 2009
The Web has been a liberating medium for online literary journals, freed as they are from production and distribution constraints…
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