A novel Shiva Naipaul wrote in his twenties still illumines Mahesh Rao’s world. What if Sir Vidia’s less famous sibling had stuck around a little longer?
Anand Vivek Taneja remembers a dead river in a Delhi that has turned its back on it, just as it has on a language that was its own
Stephen Alter explores his changing relationship with the mountains he was born in, as a climber, survivor and seeker
Hemant Sareen considers VS Gaitonde, an artist who represented the Indian Modern tradition, yet stood apart from it
By Altaf Tyrewala