Essays

When Rules Acquire Flesh

When Rules Acquire Flesh

Mustansir Dalvi 0

Between the law and its implementation...falls the shadow, says Mustansir Dalvi

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Enter The Writer’s Den

Enter The Writer’s Den

James Scott Linville 0

Some writers can write anywhere and any time; more neurotic ones need to be at the perfect desk in the perfect room overlooking the perfect view

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Almost Famous

Almost Famous

Helen Jones 0

An insider’s report from the rocky road to item girl stardom

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A Legitimate Hero

A Legitimate Hero

Jai Arjun Singh 3

Myth lover and Karna fan Jai Arjun Singh delves into the modern obsession with updating the Indian canon

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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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