Keynes’s 1913 book explains how paper currency was introduced and its use encouraged
Economist-mathematician Nassim Nicholas Taleb contends that there is a global riot against pseudo-experts
As the clock rings in 2017, looking back at the memorable books from a year most would otherwise like to forget
Did Father Jean-marie Auguste Bouteloup greet his congregation in 1851 with “Salve, Bengalori!”?
Book traces journey of laws and jurisprudence through a past so vast and often violent
Of all Asian Americans, Indian Americans were the least likely to support Donald Trump.
It’s appropriate that the Booker goes to a writer who puts American values so nakedly on the mat
As we sort out our own feelings about where we are with caste and race and gender and disability, as we educate ourselves, there is bound to be many moments of acknowledging our own privilege
The only time Hitler finds a mention in his early letters is when a waiter tips over food on a newspaper that he’s reading. “I couldn’t read about Hitler”, he tells Sofie, “for he was covered with bread sauce.”
The fluidity of time allows Rowling to reconstruct the past, experiment with alternate endings, and explore possibilities she hadn’t before
The economic reforms that started in 1991 have helped cut poverty significantly even as inequality has widened appreciably, said Jairam Ramesh, Member of Parliament, and author of a book
Wiesel’s intervention was instrumental in entrenching the Holocaust as the pre-eminent morality tale of the 20th century
Mr. Khan, the author of a book, (Speaking Tiger, 2016), was in conversation with journalist Sidharth Bhatia, and the event was hosted by Literature Live.
Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri, the Foreign Minister of Pakistan from 2002 till 2007, was recently in the news (while in India) for the launch of his book Neither a Hawk nor a Dove: An Insider’s Account of Pakistan’s Foreign Policy.
Jamaican writer Marlon James has been named the winner of the Man Booker Prize for 2015 for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings.
It’s not an award for me but for our culture, for our small country, which has been caught in a grinder throughout history — Svetlana Alexievich, BelaruSian investigative journalist
A valuable account of how holistic, small-farmer based agriculture can show the way
Pundits are arguing about the “purpose” of politics, saying it is not simply about winning power, but about believing in something: ideology trumps power
Ethical behaviour can still fetch good business results. It is practical and revenue-happy, shows a new book