Lawrence Wright on his experience of reporting on and from a world that smothers access to facts, but will let opinions pass.
[email protected]: ‘Short stories are not an apprentice form’
[email protected]: Freewheeling Louis de Bernières on the nationality of his stories, Ataturk, religion, the problem with Latin America...
[email protected]: I’d heard Al Qaeda isn’t the infallible terror machine it is made out to be. Now I kinda believe it.
[email protected]: In conversation with Alexander McCall Smith; why Al Qaeda is a spent force; and the art of moderation
[email protected]: Tenzin Tsundue knows how to work a crowd. People who don’t know him get to know him quickly, and meetings with skeptics leave them slightly changed.
[email protected]: when conspiracy theorists came calling
The Jaipur Literature Festival is on—with more people and fewer authors than the organisers expected.
The futility of keeping time when it comes to the denizens of Bollywood.