About finding and reading the Urdu writer Naiyar Masud.
Blog Category: Books
A mysterious amendment to an obscure clause in the Indian copyright act threatens the already slim-profit margins of local publishers.
On the strange hero of Valmiki’s psychological masterpiece.
How an Englishman went up a subcontinent and came down an Indian.
Why bookstores will soon become “look”-stores.
Reza Aslan and Sam Harris discuss religion and reason. Let’s hug it out, bitches.
Vandana Singh’s book “Younguncle Comes To Town” wins the ALA’s Notable Book Of The Year award.
On Jules Verne’s strange hero Captain Nemo and how Nemo’s radical history was suppressed by English translators.
Is math dirrty? Bhaskaracharya’s great mathematics textbook Lilavati gets it absolutely right. Be prepared to get moist.
Parsing political futurist Thomas Barnett’s semi-moronic blueprint for creating the next American century.