Cultural history

As English spread over the subcontinent, India lost forever its rich Persianate literary heritage

7 December 2019 9:00 am

In the seventh century, the Chinese Buddhist monk Xuanzang made an epic journey through the Gobi desert and over the…

Anxious young mother — Mia Farrow in Rosemary’s Baby

The opposite of a self-help book

25 July 2015 9:00 am

At last, a snappy pop philosophy book which offers to sort out absolutely none of your personal issues. If anything,…