under Devika Bakshi

Sher Singh is a 49-year-old employee of the Department of Posts. And if you were one of the 650 or so inhabitants of Chitkul, a small Himachali village just shy of the border with China, you’d be very grateful for his existence. 0

16 May 2014 | BY Devika Bakshi

Damon Galgut’s biographical novel prises from EM Forster’s writings and relationships a portrait of a writer whose work was defined by his fraught sexuality


28 Mar 2014 | BY Devika Bakshi

At the inaugural Jodhpur Flamenco & Gypsy Festival


24 Mar 2014 | BY Devika Bakshi

Kamila Shamsie’s new novel animates history with textures of fruit, blood and stone


18 Mar 2014 | BY Devika Bakshi

Amy Chua’s controversial new book suggests ‘outsiders’ can and do succeed in unequal America—but at what cost?


6 Mar 2014 | BY Devika Bakshi

Reading into the Jaipur Literature Festival


24 Jan 2014 | BY Devika Bakshi

Negotiating the minefield


6 Dec 2013 | BY Devika Bakshi

In his new book, Husain Haqqani attempts to bridge the gap of understanding between the US and Pakistan


4 Nov 2013 | BY Devika Bakshi

Would Gandhi still be interesting if he’d never made it to India in 1914? Ramachandra Guha answers: ‘absolutely.


15 Oct 2013 | BY Devika Bakshi

Jhumpa Lahiri’s new novel The Lowland is oddly compelling; tiring, yet insisting on meaning


27 Sep 2013 | BY Devika Bakshi
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