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Aatish Taseer's new novel: Sanskrit, history and our 'embarrassment with Indian things'

Dec 18, 2014

Aatish Taseer's new novel: Sanskrit, history and our 'embarrassment with Indian things'

These days there's much debate about the glories of ancient India from plastic surgery to television for our rishis. On the other hand there's a Lutyens elite that seem clueless about the past. Aatish Taseer's new novel The Way Things Were uses fiction to have a conversation about this contested idea of what India means to Indians. #India #Narendra Modi #BookExcerpt #Aatish Taseer #Sanskrit #Indian history #The Way Things Were #Aatish Taseer's new novel
An arts degree? Not just for wimps and losers anymore

Jun 18, 2012

An arts degree? Not just for wimps and losers anymore

Arts education was always the last refuge for the math-phobe and the unambitious. But now it's finally getting some respect. What's new isn't just more applicants but the kind of students who are opting for it. #OnOurMind #IIT #Aatish Taseer #humanities education #Homi Bhabha
French vs Taseer Indians need to reclaim their history

May 01, 2012

French vs Taseer Indians need to reclaim their history

Patrick French thinks Indians are suspicious of foreign writers about India. It's not as simple as that, as Aatish Taseer notes in his counter-view. #OurObsession #Aatish Taseer #Indian culture #Patrick French #Indian Writing
Are Indians xenophobic about literature?

Apr 28, 2012

Are Indians xenophobic about literature?

Writers Patrick French and Aatish Taseer are locked in a war of words about whether Indians are xenophobic about things written about the country and whether they are justified in being that way. #Social Issues #BuzzPatrol #India #Aatish Taseer #Katherine Boo #Patrick French
Pakistan has always been a negative identity Aatish Taseer

Aug 30, 2011

Pakistan has always been a negative identity Aatish Taseer

Novelist Aatish Taseer on his new novel Noon and what he fears about Anna, why he rejects the premise of Pakistan, and the appeal of dangerous men. #Anna Hazare #India #Pakistan #Interview #VeryCloseUp #Aatish Taseer
Son of a strange universe Aatish Taseer's new novel Noon

Aug 29, 2011

Son of a strange universe Aatish Taseer's new novel Noon

An excerpt from Aatish Taseer's latest novel Noon. #BooksWeLike #BookExcerpt #Aatish Taseer