The Mouse Merchant—Money in Ancient India: By Arshia Sattar, Allen Lane, 191 pages, Rs 499 Wealth check Penguin's series on the history of Indian business takes a detour in the fifth volume. While the first four books were non-fiction, ... Livemint.com, 1 month ago
Indians have always been money-minded - New Delhi Pioneer, 1 month ago
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Arshia Sattar By agreeing to destroy all copies of Wendy Doniger's 'The Hindus', the publishing house has succumbed to the undercurrents that encourage us to censor ourselves. Some years ago, when it emerged that Oxford University Press had ...Mumbai Mirror, 3 weeks ago
By:Arshia Sattar It is the emptiness of the gesture that makes it pernicious; Penguin has succumbed to the undercurrents that encourage us to censor ourselves even before we are asked Some years ago, when it emerged that Oxford University Press ...Bangalore Mirror, 3 weeks ago
A new children's book offers a contemporary telling of the Ramayana Mythology seems to have gripped the imaginations of children's writers, filmmakers and TV serial producers. However, few retellings manage to offer a child's perspective like ...Time Out Mumbai, 4 days ago
India's culture of translation dates back to pre-colonial times that had witnessed several kinds of literary translation, though our ancients may not claim to be doing so. This is perhaps natural to multilingual culture where poets (Kabir, Mira, ...The Hindu, 1 week ago
of Penguin India's out-of-court settlement with the Shiksha Bachao Andolan Samiti and agreement to cease publication, withdraw all copies and pulp remaining stock of The Hindus: An Alternative History by Wendy Doniger, the undersigned initiated a ...Outlook India, 1 week ago Total Recall Businessworld India, 2 weeks ago
NEW DELHI: After Penguin India withdrew the copies of the controversial book 'The Hindus: An Alternative History', a group of eminent authors and historians today asked the publishing house to contest the suit against the book in a higher court for ...Times of India, 1 week ago Eminent authors ask Penguin to contest suit against The Hindus Deccan Herald, 1 week ago
Unfortunately, Indian courts, even higher judiciary, cannot be relied on to weigh in on side of freedom of expression. The writer is a columnist. He is also a former editor of the Mumbai-based English newspaper Mid Day and the ...The Express Tribune, 2 weeks ago
Three years ago, I found myself writing an impassioned defence against the removal of an essay by my teacher, A.K. Ramanujan, from a University of Delhi course reading list. It breaks my heart that, so soon after, I must write yet again, in defence ...Livemint.com, 3 weeks ago
Penguin India on Thursday woke up to an onslaught from its authors, Indias first Booker winner Arundhati Roy among the most prominent, who took on the publisher for capitulation to an unknown entity by agreeing to withdraw Wendy Donigers The Hindus: ...Business Standard India, 3 weeks ago
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