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Jan 18, 2019
From Bihar to Tihar: Read an excerpt from Kanhaiya Kumar's story, where he recounts entry to JNUIn March 2016, Kanhaiya Kumar, the president of the JNU Students Union, was arrested on charges of sedition, locked up in Tihar jail and beaten up by lawyers in Patiala House court. He
Jan 08, 2019
Cut: An excerpt from Sreemoyee Piu Kundu's book on the life of a visionary theatre artist, set in a world of govt censorshipSet in a world of government censure and ruthless stifling of anyone who questions their ways, Cut is a posthumous look at the personal and professional life of a visionary theatre artist.
Jan 05, 2019
In the Time of the Others: An excerpt from Nadeem Zaman's debut novel on life in a time of war and upheavalSet against the backdrop of a monumental historical event, Nadeem Zaman's In the Time of the Others is about what it means to live during violent times.
Nov 14, 2018
Stillborn Season: An excerpt from Radhika Oberoi's book on the chaos, violence of 1984 anti-Sikh riotsStillborn Season evokes the homicidal madness of the days after the assassination of Indira Gandhi in October 1984.
Oct 30, 2018
The Macho Paradox: Excerpt from Jackson Katz's book on how men's 'self-interest' can reduce violence against womenJackson Katz's The Macho Paradox makes the case that violence against women is a men’s issue. Katz takes the reader deep inside male culture to examine why so many men physically and sexually abuse women and children, including those closest to them.
Oct 29, 2018
The Macho Paradox: Excerpt from Jackson Katz's book on why violence against women is a men’s issueIn light of recent #MeToo developments, Firstpost is publishing two excerpts from Jackson Katz's The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help.
Sep 23, 2018
Bhupen Hazarika: As I Knew Him — Kalpana Lajmi's memoir provides a glimpse of the man behind the legendTold through the lens of Lajmi, a free-flowing memoir, Bhupen Hazarika: As I Knew Him is the story of a charismatic and passionate man who used his art as an instrument for social change, and a woman, a fierce feminist, who has never cared much about societal norms.
Aug 17, 2018
India vs England flashback: How Headingley 2002 marked the beginning of the ascent in Indian test cricketIn From Mumbai to Durban: India’s Greatest Tests, S Giridhar and VJ Raghunath weave together the story of the Indian cricket team through 28 significant matches
May 24, 2018
What Indians look for in desi porn: Homemade videos, 'bhabhis', and familiar settingsRicha Kaul Padte's Cyber Sexy offers views into online sexual cultures — camgirls, fanfiction writers, 'home-made' videos — while also exploring questions such as consent and its violation
May 07, 2018
Hush a Bye Baby: Read an excerpt from Deepanjana Pal's thriller about a high-profile doctor with a secretIn the world of Deepanjana Pal's Hush a Bye Baby, the police try to piece together evidence in a case against a leading gynaecologist accused of performing sex-selective abortions