Book Excerpt

An excerpt from 'Essential Items and Other Tales From a Land in Lockdown' by Udayan Mukherjee.
An excerpt from 'Superpower Showdown: How the Battle Between Trump and Xi Threatens a New Cold War' by Bob Davis and Lingling Wei.
An excerpt from 'Gangster on the Run: The True Story of a Reformed Criminal' by Puja Changoiwala.
An excerpt from 'Muscular India: Masculinity, Mobility and the New Middle Class' by Michiel Baas.
In 'Bland Fanatics: Liberals, Race and Empire', Mishra writes about Salman Rushdie, The Economist magazine and Brexit among others.
An excerpt from ‘The Women Who Forgot to Invent Facebook and Other Stories’ by Nisha Susan.
In 'The Death Script', journalist Ashutosh Bhardwaj writes about his time in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region and the human cost of the battle.
Unlike other first generation entrepreneurs, Dalit youth have to face peculiar bottlenecks to succeed. Arun Khobragade offers solutions in his essay in the collection, 'Reviving Jobs: An Agenda For Growth'.
In her new book, Shanta Gokhale draws a nuanced picture of one of the earliest planned neighbourhoods of Bombay.