Benaras

The poetics of a holy death

A new collection of poems on Benaras explores the city’s depth and complexity.

| Jan 13, 2015

Modernity’s magnetism and the rage of rejects

A review of Pankaj Mishra's 'Temptations of the West: How to be modern in India, Pakistan, Tibet and beyond'.

| Nov 24, 2006

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