In his new book, author Arup K. Chatterjee looks at how Indian Railways fostered the growth of the nation’s economy, and inspired artists and filmmakers across generations, writes Navtan Kumar.
One of our best-loved writers, Ruskin Bond is finally out with his autobiography, titled Lone Fox Dancing, which charts, in great detail and with characteristic panache, the unlikely trajectory of the author’s life: from his childhood in Jamnagar to his writerly retreat in Mussoorie. Presented here is an excerpt.
Novelist Mohsin Hamid’s ability to extract human stories out of the geopolitical crises unfolding around us is yet again displayed in his new work of fiction, Exit West, writes Abdullah Khan.
A recent book on the Jim Corbett National Park, one of India’s finest nature reserves, weaves a compelling historical narrative with a set of delightful photos, writes Mohit Aggarwal.
Nirav Mehta’s online book club is hugely popular among book lovers in Mumbai. It works on the principle of facilitating literary conversations among like-minded readers, writes Bulbul Sharma.
A new book by Rajmohan Gandhi weighs the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi in the contexts of modern society and politics, re-establishing him as a thinker of great relevance, writes Anshika Ravi.
In Will For Children, Kailash Satyarthi narrates some gut-wrenching stories of children who suffered abuse and torture, calling for a global child protection campaign, writes Renée Ranchan.
From a man who hardly had any idea about his future and now the face behind one of the first literary pages on Facebook, named “The Anonymous Writer”, Abhijit Chakraborty is inspiring many young writers through his journey. He recently shared his story at TEDxBITSathy.
Cricket lovers would have no qualms in stating that Sachin Tendulkar is the greatest batsman of all time. When he stepped out into the middle and connected bat with ball, spectators were left enthralled, to the extent of registering the moment as a religious experience. In Hero, a new biography of Tendulkar written by Devendra Prabhudesai, we witness several such moments and look at the making of the world’s finest cricketer. An excerpt.