There’s a dangerous idea being peddled by bookstores: that some books will make you feel more intelligent, well-informed and thoughtful without any real effort on your part.
The grand spectacle of the annual migration of British expats from India, in the summer of 1997. To be narrated ideally in Attenboroughesque hushed tones.
Far more than F.N. Souza’s younger brother, Lancelot Ribeiro was an extraordinary painter in his own right. A view of the artist’s life and works to coincide with a year-long programme and exhibition of his works, October 2016.
My bookshelf is taking on a rather wild and shaggy aspect these days, not unrelated to the fact that I’ll […]
Walking ’round the room singing Stormy Weather At fifty-seven Mount Pleasant Street Well it’s the same room, but everything’s different […]
Karthika Nair’s reimagining of the Mahabharata in brought to the stage in Akram Khan’s adaptation of Until the Lions
“Do you mind if I communicate with Alan Watts post-verbally?” Some words – about the man and the myth and his books and his voice.
On Atul Gawande’s ‘Being Mortal’, and other life-and-death issues.
After two decades in Delhi, author and publisher Anita Roy returns to Somerset, pulled by the promise of fresh air and green grass and pushed out by the desertification of the landscape.
Deleting a worldview
‘Acorn’ and ‘magpie’ exit the Oxford Junior Dictionary and in comes ‘MP3 player’ and ‘voicemail’. You can see where this is going…