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The predicament of being Zadie Smith
Looking at the contours of her development, On Beauty marks the beginning of her real journey as a writer.
Discontent is a very productive emotion
Australian writer Judith Rodriguez on her books and writing in general.
Ravi Dayal was a man of impeccable courtesy and graciousness who built up an exceptional list of titles.
Revolutionary change and its aftermath
The Leopard, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, (first published in Italian, 1958, English translation, 1961), HarperCollins, 1992, £6.95, with an Introduction by E.M. Forster. Other Books consulted: Little Novels of Sicily, Giovanni ...
WHEN you first read about Lucas he seems an ordinary enough child, recently bereaved by his brothers' sudden death. But as the story unfolds, there are hints of an unusual mind, some kind of abnormality perhaps. Lucas's obsession with Catherine, ...
Journals of the footloose
Long history of loss
A lament for all the books that might have been but were lost forever.
New forms of journalism
A vast canvas
In a career spanning four decades, Daruwalla has handled almost all the themes under the sun and grown in stature.
A change of perspective
Penelopiad takes Homer's Odyssey and gives the epic a female voice.
Understanding the past
Akbar has a genius for placing ordinary occurrences in a broader historical matrix.
Personal and political
A moving evocation of the troubled birth of a beleaguered nation and the tentative adolescence of a great writer.
Roots of an ancient conflict
Tariq Ali's series of historical novels delve into the historical contact between the Christian and Islamic worlds.
Being at home and away
A warm, thoughtful account of growing up between two worlds, and thriving.
The art of Amrish Puri
Vignettes of Indian theatre and cinema.
Secrets in the family
Eraly portrays various aspects of relationships some dark, some fiery, some sleazy.
A rambling read
What Mahasweta Devi's Salt did to dramatise the plight of the landless peasant, this complicated cast of characters fails to achieve.
Window on the world
Hameeda shows rare insight in recounting events as they were.
Not just for children
An exploration of the teaching behind the Jataka tales.
True to the original
Despite pitfalls, the book retains the authenticity of the language.
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