Anatomy of an obscenity trial
An unearthed file gives new insight into Saadat Hasan Manto and his short story ‘Bu’.
‘I bowled left-arm chinaman’
Shehan Karunatilaka speaks about winning awards, spin bowling, italics in fiction, and muc...
‘Perhaps some day I might end up as a poet after all’
The daughter of Faiz Ahmed Faiz, the Subcontinent's iconic bard, discovers letters exchang...
Legacies of a colonial state
Shashank Kela speaks about his new book, A Rogue and Peasant Slave: 200 years of Adivasi R...
The Making (and Breaking) of Malala Yousafzai
A diarist, an icon, a victim – and above all, still a child.