The mercurial devourer of knowledge—and giver of care and affection—in youth has crafted his own, unique path. Ram Guha is a category- defying scholar who takes on bhakts and mullahs.
The 1951 election was a landmark in history, with the electoral roll becoming a marker of citizenship. This book is a homage to the gargantuan achievement.
Ashis Ray dismantles the ‘mystery’ of Netaji’s death through an intense scrutiny of evidence. The exiled status of his remains is the real mystery.
Ghalib’s protean genius attracts many scholars. Hasan Abdullah impresses with his emotional immersion into, and lucid explication of, the poetry.
A sweeping novel reaches back to an early Chinese worker in Assam, and tells the story of his hapless descendant and his kinsmen during the 1962 War
Daruwalla’s quietening cynicism has shades of darkening oak; Hoskote’s odyssey churns past worlds
This detailed book on the US’s Afghan strategy elaborates on the ISI’s shadowy dance of deception, but downplays larger failures of American policy