Madhusree Mukerjee

Love in the time of development

Pankaj Sekhsaria’s new novel about the Andaman islands turns real life into compelling prose.

Apr 06, 2016

The 13 men from Subalpur

Sonia Faleiro's book on the Birbhum gang rape is riddled with inconsistencies and contradictions.

Jul 10, 2015

A rotten core

M V Ramana’s book dissects India’s nuclear-power lobby to expose its lies and deceit.

Aug 26, 2013

The imperial roots of hunger

From the British Raj to today, the dictates of global markets still deny millions in India the opportunity to feed themselves.

Apr 20, 2013

To live free

A new book exposes the myths behind India's 'growth miracle', and looks for ways out of the ecological and social devastation of the current neoliberal model.

Jan 22, 2013

Doublethinking famine

George Orwell's potent rejection of censorship originated with the conflict between his wartime experience as propagandist to the Empire and his conviction that colonialism was responsible for hunger in British India.

Jan 29, 2011

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The quintessential prey

Care, coexistence and predation in a recent Hindi film on human-animal relations.

The price of immunity

Cost comparisons of COVID-19 vaccines across the region.

Bordered by violence

On borders and maps as concrete sites of state violence.

The caravan of Sanuman

Translated excerpt from Dor Bahadur Bista’s Nepali-language novel ‘Sotala’.