Sunil Khilnani's 'Incarnations: India in 50 Lives' is a testament to the writer's ability to find a telling thought about the person he's chronicling
Because we burden our cricket with this albatross of our nationalism, we have the incidents that flared up after last week’s loss to the West Indies.
Book Review: Mark Lee's 'Knocking at the Open Door' is a heartfelt, absorbing memoir of his years with J Krishnamurti
This is a book that grapples with the ideals J Krishnamurti speaks of, but grapples no less sincerely with the realities of his and their shortcomings.
The book that could have been thoughtful, but wasn't: Salil Tripathi is forcing words into his experience
But too often, Salil Tripathi is forcing the words onto his experience, seeking significance in every sentence he writes to match some other writer’s thoughts.
Book review: 'Crossing Over From Mental Illness to Mental Wellness' is a brave memoir that will open minds
Throughout the book, Crossing Over From Mental Illness to Mental Wellness, it is Mehta’s “up” moments that underline just how frightening the “downs” are.
For every Dhoble who thinks not paying an entry fee in a restaurant is immoral, you'll have no difficulty finding others who give that kind of posturing no importance at all, who think it's absurd to even suggest it, thank you very much.
It's hard to mention "IPL" and "ballet" in the same breath, even if I've managed it in this sentence.
I can vouch for the absolute absence of romance in contemporary air travel. Yet there's a way — and you don't even need to buy a ticket and fly — to rekindle it.
The RTE will do what college does — prove that the definite misfit, the one who certainly has to make some serious mental adjustments, is not the poor kid but the city-bred, 'well-to-do' kid.
Here's the Bombay accident manual, in full: It's always the other guy's fault. Never admit you made a mistake. Refuse any help. Be a man, dammit!
The endless cycle of anticipation and disappointment is unfair, most of all, to Tendulkar himself. After all, he's played plenty of superb innings in the year since his 99th century.
Cultural mixing, despite its Catholic image, has always been characteristic of Bandra. Now some Catholics in the queen of Mumbai's suburbs are beginning to resent that very fact.
If you want to take a stock of municipal achievements, take a stroll along one of the city's various skywalks before you go to vote in the coming Municipal election.
To our Municipality, an absent Little Master deserves a job completed to perfection. The rest of us, no. Still, it's election time in a few weeks. I'll remember.
Why no 100-year celebration for the Gateway of India? The answer lies hidden in a nondescript shed near Mumbai's Elphinstone College.