Kalidasa’s six seasons sing out with immortal joy. Haksar’s exquisite translation cries out for being read by all for a necessary dip into India’s classical culture.
In a catharsis of sorts, Krishna uncovers the cruel exclusivity that infects classical arts, keeping out women, minorities and others down the caste hierarchy
Ripudaman Singh of Nabha had the spine to stand up to the British, paid for this in kind and garnered wide support. This is his most detailed biography.
When a media mogul attempted to hide away the song of Tamil Nadu’s Mahakavi, it sparked a movement
A culture saturated with patriarchy, identities strapped in curfews and ceasefires—a Northeast anthology on women collates motifs and realities
A sense of filial abandonment stalks and steers the life of the heroine and provides the framework for this novel set in a brutal apartheid South Africa