Essays

Finding Fado

Finding Fado

Tenzing Sonam 0

Tenzing Sonam goes in search of saudade in Lisbon

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Just Shut Up!

Just Shut Up!

Anuvab Pal 0

Stand-up comedian Anuvab Pal on why he feels like he’s drowning in the tsunami of opinion

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Eat Play Love

Eat Play Love

Prabeen Singh 0

From the forbidden fruit to a swallow’s beak, Prabeen Singh traces the compelling history of aphrodisiacs as she explores the intricate link between food and sex

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Life in the Day of Patna

Life in the Day of Patna

Amitava Kumar 1

Amitava Kumar returns to the chaos of his hometown to find himself absorbed by the endless sifting of fact from fanciful fiction

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The Lords of Sand

The Lords of Sand

Imran Ahmed 0

This wrestling arena is where workers spar and socialise, flexing some muscle

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On Leaving New York

On Leaving New York

Lawrence Osborne 0

Gotham life in the 1980s was part erotic dream, part nightmare for Lawrence Osborne

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Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

Madhu Jain 0

Raghu Rai’s lost cache of rare images of Bangladesh’s 1971 war brings back the poignancy of the tragedy

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