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May 24, 2019 21:51
15-year-old Chidambaram kills a powerful landlord to avenge the murder of his elder brother. Told in vivid flashes as the boy and his father wander through the hinterland avoiding capture, Heat presents at a family transformed by grief. This excerpt... read more
Feb 01, 2019 19:08
Union minister of state for housing and urban affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri’s book, Delusional Politics, covers a range of issues like Brexit, the election of Trump, terrorism and trade. These excerpts from the chapter entitled The India Story look at... read more
Jan 18, 2019 20:51
Some of the most famous political and literary figures of the 20th century maintained an affectionate correspondence with K Natwar Singh. The letters collected in this volume recreate a vanished world. An excerpt read more
Nov 30, 2018 19:10
In 2010, Alpa Shah, dressed as a man in military fatigues set out on a seven-night march with a naxal platoon. While her book looks at dispossession and the conflict at the heart of India, this excerpt also reveals how upper caste leaders police the... read more
Nov 23, 2018 19:45
While Invisible Men looks with empathy at the many issues that female-to-male transgenders face, the author does not shy away from calling out the sexism of some Indian transmen read more
Nov 16, 2018 15:36
A moving excerpt from a book featuring four translations of Urdu narratives of what happened in Delhi after the events of 1857 read more
Nov 09, 2018 17:51
A new book suggests that a combination of high pressure on young students accompanied by long term family support in a multicultural environment makes the adult Indian manager adept at rocking the boat without sinking it read more
Oct 19, 2018 16:57
Gang-raped as a teenager, Sohaila Abdulali first wrote about her experience in Manushi magazine in 1983. Her new book examines what we think about rape. In this exclusive excerpt she writes of how every survivor imagines she has suffered less than other... read more
Oct 11, 2018 14:13
Mappillai—‘son-in-law’ in Tamil—is the rollicking story of journalist Carlo Pizzati, a European living with his in-laws in urban Chennai and with his wife (writer Tishani Doshi) in rural Paramankeni. Here’s an excerpt from the book about how the affair... read more
Sep 21, 2018 20:24
Sharmila Sen’s family moved to the US in the 1980s and she spent much of her early life there attempting to pass as white. Her book is the story of discovering that ‘not-whiteness’ can be what makes one American. In this excerpt she uncovers Indian American... read more
Sep 07, 2018 20:51
In this excerpt from her book that presents ideas on using sixty Indian ingredients to achieve natural beauty, the author talks about beauty being more than skin deep and presents the goodness of traditional Indian herbs like tulsi and saffron read more
Aug 24, 2018 19:21
Who do you rely on, in an ever-changing world? How much scepticism is enough? An exclusive excerpt from the chapter on education. read more
Aug 17, 2018 23:24
Nur Jahan was the twentieth and most cherished wife of the Emperor Jahangir. Unlike his other wives, she ruled the vast Mughal empire alongside him. This excerpt from Ruby Lal’s biography of the Empress reveals some of the traits that endeared her to... read more
Aug 03, 2018 20:27
In this exclusive first excerpt from Asad Durrani’s new book, the former ISI chief writes frankly about Musharraf and Benazir Bhutto read more