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Pirates of Pansodan street

A new copyright law may bankrupt Myanmar's pirated book business.

| May 08, 2020

The death of a book bazaar

Delhi’s beautification drive comes at the cost of a historic Sunday book market. 

| Feb 05, 2020

What has Southasia been reading: 2018 Edition

Book recommendations from our contributors and Southasia’s prominent writers, intellectuals and journalists.

| Jan 04, 2019

The security metaphysic

An account of how the defence and security industry in India is increasingly domesticated by private players.

| Sep 15, 2014

Reading the Taliban

Memoirs and writing by those close to the Taliban provide a human element to the portrayal of the movement.

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The long wait for justice

On the chronic failures of criminal justice in Sri Lanka.

Reading Kashmir

One year after the revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, a selection of articles on the region.

The ‘note’ economy

A brief history of English-literature exams in contemporary India.