De-mystifying Indian Cricket’s Myths

Harpal Singh Bedi MYTH-BUSTING: Indian Cricket Behind the Headlines By Gulu Ezekiel Price: Rs 295  Rupa Publications  There is a myth that Cricket in India  gained popularity after winning the 1983 World Cup as the victory  was directly  beamed to the drawing rooms of  millions of people back home and they felt elated and proud watching Kapil Dev and… Read More De-mystifying Indian Cricket’s Myths

Know the Anti-Nationals: Book by RSN Singh

Book Review We live in an era of nation-states. Nationhood is predicated on shared sense of past and a common purpose of future. More than nation-state, India is a civilization, a complete civilization. To keep this civilization fresh and vibrant, winds from all directions are imperative for its nourishment. But, winds cannot be allowed to… Read More Know the Anti-Nationals: Book by RSN Singh

Shuggie Bain is a deserving winner of the Booker

Winner of the Booker Prize 2020 Shortlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction 2020The Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year 2020 Guru Chahal Yesterday, I finally finished reading the Man Booker Prize 2020 winner – Shuggie Bain, Douglas Stuart’s first novel. It took me a month and a half to finish the 430-pager paperback… Read More Shuggie Bain is a deserving winner of the Booker