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Books

The Startup Wife by Tahmima Anam review – trouble in Utopi...

Tahmima Anam: ‘swipes at an industry in which innovation has far outpaced regulation’. Photograph: Abeer Y Hoque It&rs...

Unravelling controversial Tamil Nadu leader Karunanidhi’s...

In contrast to iconic Tamil Nadu leaders like K. Kamaraj or M.G. Ramachandran (MGR), who were invariably portrayed glowingly, Muthuvel...

Book review: Thai, Myanmar militaries bounded by politics,...

Myanmar's junta chief, Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing, presides over an Armed Forces Day parade in Naypyitaw on March 27....

A terrorist attack sparks the plot of Megha Majumdar’s pow...

“If the police didn’t help ordinary people like you and me, if the police watched them die, doesn’t that mean that th...

The Myth of Henry Kissinger

Kissinger in 1972. Caption In 1952, at the age of twenty-eight, Henry Kissinger did what enterprising graduate students do wh...

Reading Myanmar—‘Miss Burma’ and the Liberal Conscience

Miss Burma (2017) by Charmaine Craig is a historical novel that tells the story of Burma from the perspective of a Karen family that wa...

This novel brings Burma to readers so authentically that i...

Burma Independence Army enters Rangoon, 1942 The Lacquered Curtain of Burma, Eugene Lawrence’s debut novel is, in parts, abo...

Peaceful trade relations between Lanka and the Arabs befor...

This book review examines the relations between ancient Sri Lanka and the Arab world as described in the book “Arabs of Serandib&...

A major contemporary thinker

Amartya Sen, Harvard Square, Emma Rothschild, Rabindranath Tagore, Delhi School of Economics, Photo: SNS Amartya Sen, India&rs...

This book reminds us why we cannot look away from the peop...

Sahba Hussain’s brave and moving Love, Loss, and Longing in Kashmir joins the growing list of books and articles that have catalo...