Category Archive: Books

Elvis is on the Screen!: A Pervert’s Guide to Zizek

Louis Proyect, the author of this piece, is the moderator of the Marxism mailing list, where his various articles first appear. For information on how to subscribe to the list, go here. Active in… Continue reading

Rabindranath Tagore’s Address Recorded on Film

Watch and Listen to Rabindranath Tagore A rare video Please note: Audio begins at 2:26

Denis Diderot: A Portrait of the father of Encyclopaedia

Om Prakash is a Ph.D research scholar at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He can be reached at ommeister[at]gmail.com. Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails… Continue reading

Gandhi and Historiography: Some Thoughts

Dr. G. Arunima is an Associate Professor at the Women’s Studies Programme, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. I am of the generation of historians, who as students in Delhi in the early… Continue reading

Bombay to Mumbai- thrilling fables

Gajendra S Shrotriya is a Jaipur based Engineer-turned-filmmaker. He can be contacted at gshrotriya[at]yahoo.com. Book Review Mumbai Fables by Gyan Prakash, Harper Collins/2011, pp. 408 Pages (PB), Price: Rs 425. A lovely read… Continue reading

Huzur’s next book is on Soho

After winning critical acclaim with his ‘Imran Versus Imran: The Untold Story‘, a definitive biography of Imran Khan Niazi, Pakistan’s legendary cricketer-turned-politician, which got him critical appreciation in South Asia, Britain, Gulf and… Continue reading

सरोजिनी साहू से एक अन्तरंग बातचीत

सरोजिनी साहू अंतर्राष्ट्रीय स्तर पर एक महत्वपूर्ण साहित्यिक नाम है. डॉ साहू के ओडिया भाषा में अब तक दस कहानी-संग्रह तथा दस उपन्यास प्रकाशित हो चुके हैं. नारीत्व से संबंधित विभिन्न  समस्याओं को… Continue reading

उदासियों की कोई रुत नहीं

पृथ्वी परिहार पत्रकार हैं और दिल्ली में रहते हैं.  पुस्तक-समीक्षा जुलाई की एक रात (कहानी संग्रह)/ दुष्यंत/ प्रकाशक: पेंग्विन नई दिल्ली/2013. इस साल अपने शहर में बारिश खामोश सी बरस रही है. गांव… Continue reading

कँवल भारती के उत्पीड़न के ख़िलाफ़ प्रतिरोध पत्र

हम लेखक, कवि, बुद्धिजीवी, ब्लॉगर, फेसबुक यूजर्स वरिष्ठ चिन्तक कँवल भारती की गिरफ्तारी की कार्यवाही की कड़े शब्दों में निंदा करते हैं. यह अभिव्यक्ति के अधिकार पर हमला है. कँवल भारती  की फेसबुक… Continue reading

The India story

Syed Hassan Kazim is a Delhi based journalist. He can be reached at shkazim92110[at]gmail.com. Book Review India since 1947 by Atul Kumar Thakur (ed.), Niyogi Books/2013, pp. 340 (PB), Price: Rs 395. Since its… Continue reading

‘A well-researched fiction’

Anant Prakash is a young creative writer. He can be contacted at anantawasthi21[at]gmail.com. Book Review The Krishna Key by Ashwin Sanghi Westland/2012, pp. 475(PB) Writers in India have rarely gone this far researching… Continue reading