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Sunday, Feb 23, 2020
Soumya Bhattacharya

Soumya Bhattacharya


Soumya Bhattacharya is the editor of Hindustan Times, Mumbai. He is the author of five books of fiction, non-fiction and memoir.

articles by Soumya Bhattacharya (227 results)
Jul 23, 2019 18:51
The movie’s plot demolishes the notion of meritocracy. Monarchies, politics and business will find it familiar read more
Jun 08, 2019 17:53
Amitav Ghosh’s new novel, Gun Island, explores many of the writer’s recurring motifs: Irrawaddy dolphins; the Sunderbans; climate change. But at the heart of the novel is the theme of illegal migration and refugee crisis, displacement and renewal. Exclusive... read more
Jun 07, 2019 20:24
Upamanyu Chatterjee’s first volume of short stories, that includes three pieces written in the 1980s, showcases the trajectory of his writing career read more
May 24, 2019 22:01
Autumn Light is an elegant meditation on mortality, ageing, dwindling and love read more
May 18, 2019 18:22
The English Premier League brought out some of the toughest competition seen so far, with each team upping the ante. read more
Apr 20, 2019 16:27
How did ‘a slum sport played in slum stadiums’ become a globalised TV spectacle awash with obscene amounts of money? Read Michael Cox’s The Mixer read more
Mar 23, 2019 20:31
Ronaldo and Messi have both pursued, and attained greatness. The end is the same; the means are different. read more
Mar 09, 2019 19:06
Roger Federer, who recently won his hundredth ATP title, has said he was not chasing that landmark. Yet, his achievement is remarkable in all sorts of ways. read more
Feb 22, 2019 22:41
The unfolding in front of our eyes of what seems barely credible is one of the enduring and defining charms of sport read more
Feb 09, 2019 17:07
Masochism is built into the mental makeup of the ardent sports fan. Throw him as many unpalatable results as you like, he will keep coming back read more
Jan 26, 2019 19:15
Football, tennis and cricket are all illuminated by the talents and collective greatness of athletes who count as among the best ever to have played their chosen sports. read more
Jan 11, 2019 20:48
SPINOFF: Soumya Bhattacharya writes about the purpose a sport serves to those who follow and watch sport but have no stake in it in terms of money or a career. read more
Dec 14, 2018 22:09
SPINOFF: It’s not fair to expect elite athletes to be role models in terms of personal conduct, writes Soumya Bhattacharya read more
Nov 18, 2018 10:57
‘Indian male cricketers, and only they, seem to decide when to stop playing. Not time, not the selectors....’ read more