Cheriyan Alexander observes Van Eyck’s masterpiece and ponders on the many meanings it holds.
A Poem from Meena Alexander’s forthcoming book, Birthplace with Buried Stones.
Lakshmi Gopal throws light on the persecution philosophers throughout time have undergone over the ideas of equality that they propounded.
Arvind Radhakrishnan explores the craft of writing through his observations of Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary.
Sudeep Reguna studies the works of two great writers in his pursuit to understand a society and its culture.
Suhail Rasheed explores the working models of some unique bookstores from across the world, while also throwing light on the culture of bookstore tourism
Rekha Rau profiles Johnny Walker, the first natural comedian in Bollywood.
The same source of light guides the ship with its glow,
But has wrecked our boat with one big blow.
So shall rise the seas and fall;
Rush and run, like children to brawl,
She whispered to me, her abysmal desires,
Her mysteries, her secrets, her fire, her dire.