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Poet of the Screen | Books

Gulzar (Photograph: Milind Shelte) Chairing a session about Gulzar’s songs for a literature festival a few years ago, I had a minor panic attack midway through a question. It happened when I remembered that the…


12 books that CEOs think you should read in 2019

If you’re a founder or aspiring entrepreneur, perhaps you’re looking to round out your reading list for 2019 with a few inspiring business reads. We asked entrepreneurs to offer their book recommendations for the new…


8 New Books We Recommend This Week

For various reasons — we’re fighting colds, Times Square is stumbling through the usual post-holiday blahs, our colleagues in the Travel section just unveiled their latest sumptuous list of 52 places to visit — we’ve got globe-trotting…


An Unmemorable Plan | Books

After Gandhi told the British on August 9, 1942, to quit India, the entire Congress leadership was put behind bars; the British gave a strong message that they would continue to rule India. Italy surrendered…


Breathless Nation | Books

It’s a good time to read Siddharth Singh’s The Great Smog of India. As in previous years, large parts of the country are inhaling hazardous air. This will kill about 1.2 million Indians this year…