In his new book, Gopalkrishna Gandhi turns every possible stone to attain a fine understanding of the history of death penalty in India, voicing the concerns of abolitionists, writes Keith A. Gomes.
The thematic focus of the World Book Fair 2017 was on writings by and about women, with a series of related readings and panel discussions hosted at the venue, writes Srija Naskar.
Few winters ago, Devyani Khobragade grabbed international headlines over an alleged visa fraud in the US involving her housekeeper.
Diplomat and debutante author Devyani Khobragade speaks to Srija Naskar about her first book of fiction, which draws as much on her political philosophy as on her personal experiences.
Replete with interesting anecdotes and rare photographs, Bertil Falk’s new biography of Firoze Gandhi throws into sharp relief the life of a forgotten public figure, writes Renée Ranchan.
Twinkle Khanna’s newspaper column, Mrs Funnybones, became well-known over the years for its tongue-in-cheek take on everyday life. But Khanna’s recent book marks a point of departure for her as a writer.
Askew by T.J.S. George investigates the underlying factors that converted the ‘pensioner’s paradise’ Bangalore, into the modern-day metropolis and IT capital that it now is, writes Dipavali Hazra.
Every year, Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary selects a word of the year. And this year, the word that has been selected is “surreal”.
In his new collection of essays, Confabulations, the acclaimed art critic and novelist John Berger attempts to decode the meaning of visibility and of human perception, writes Vineet Gill.