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'Americans in Afghanistan know their game is over'

In one of the most riveting stories in the articles writer William Dalrymple wrote for the left-leaning British publication New Statesman, an Afghan tribal elder chats with the writer over a glass......

Securing the future of India's second capital

In his engaging book on a love affair between a Hyderabadi princess and an Englishman in the 18th century, William Dalrymple reminds us that "the road from Hyderabad to the port of Masulipatam was......

Vaihayasi P Daniel speaks to William Dalrymple

India has probably just one Punjabi Scotsman. Writer and historian William Dalrymple lives in eccentric, oddball-style outside Delhi in a rambling bungalow in Mehrauli. He shares his home with......

Do you know these 10 famous Scots?

Scotland will vote on whether it will be an independent country or will remain a part of the United Kingdom on September 18. Independence will end a 305-year-old union with England and break up......

'I love the current state India is in'

'We are bubbling with a lot of energy, both political and social... The fact that so many Indias exist within the boundaries of our country is very intriguing.' 'India needs to be a lot cleaner......

Big bucks? Authors too are getting them

Authors have finally started making news in India, with the size of their book advances and not just their books themselves. Ramachandra Guha had publishers vying to offer him upwards of a crore of......

Globalisation of Golconda

Part I: The local and global in Hyderabad's developmentShri Narasimha Rao would have known that Hyderabad, and its predecessor kingdom of Golconda, had their own 'Look East Policy'. I discovered......

Argumentative Amartya

When the Nobel Prize marked its centenary in 2001, the foundation asked a handful of laureates for two mementos each that might be included in an exhibit. "They took away my bicycle, on which I had......
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Q. who is the author of the book RETURN OF A KING ?
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Q. who's your favorite english writing indian author?
Stalin:  A. William Dalrymple so far sometimes Amitabh Chandra. Arundhati Roy is just hi fi words. more

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Q. What does it actually mean to be a holy man or a Jain nun seeking salvation on the roads of modern India?
Kuhi Kashyap:  A. please read today's Sunday Times to get the answer to your very good question, my friend. Shortly, the writer, William Dalrymple will be coming out...... more

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Q. NAME OF THE BEST BOOKS WRITTEN ON TRUE LOVE STORY
Cyrus Irani:  A. shakuntala; the white mughals by william dalrymple; kenilworth:; my enemy the queen by victoria holt more

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Q. Listen --what a husband says of his wife --my biggest debt by far is , to my wife Olivia, not only did she twice encourage ( or rather order ) me to continue when, in black moments , i decided to throw the whole thing in , she also read and edited each day\'s work , put up with tantrums, picked up the pieces, made encouraging noises,-------the book City of Djinns quite literally , never have been completed without her. I dedicate it to Olivia with love and affection and a big hug ---William Dalrymple --in Acknowledgements------Q--is --Is it often --a husband says this of his wife or rar
Debnath Sabyasachi:  A. After reading your question I understood the significance of the truth mentioned in the Bible in the book of Genesis. God took out a rib out of...... more

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Top authors' top reads in 2014

NEW DELHI: As Nobel Prize-winning US novelist William C Faulkner once famously said, 'Read, read, read... Then write', top authors this year spent... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/magazines/panache/books-top-authors-top-reads-in-2014/articleshow/45667175.cms
Will Vinod Mehta's book become the last nail for Tarun Tejpal?

Looks like more trouble is brewing for former Tehelka editor, Tarun Tejpal. Eminent journalist Vinod Mehta in his new book has reportedly written... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-will-vinod-mehta-s-book-become-the-last-nail-for-tarun-tejpal-2047244
Deluge of speakers

ZeeJaipurLiterature Festival announces names of speakers, musicians Around 234 speakers and117musicians are in the final line up for the ZEE... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/95939-deluge-of-speakers.html
Of futile invasions

Historical upheavals and failings of the first Anglo-Afghan war are recounted in an absorbing, easy-to-grasp narrative in William Dalrymple’s... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/448852/of-futile-invasions.html
Jaipur Literature Festival heads for the US

(From left) A file photo of Barnet Rubin, William Dalrymple, Mark Mazzetti and Ben Anderson during a panel discussion at Jaipur Literature... ...

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