Monthly Archives: April 2014

Manu Joseph’s "The Illicit Happiness of Other People"

I’d heard so much about Manu Joseph’s comic prowess that the unexpectedly dark “The Illicit Happiness of Other People” (2012) came as a surprise. No, I haven’t read his debut novel yet but his second work of fiction is best … Continue reading

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Should have read this ages ago

Finished reading a book I should have devoured several months ago. In “India Unbound“, Gurcharan Das traces the impact of economic policies on the country’s growth since independence. Das argues that Jawaharlal Nehru’s adoption of the “mixed economy” model crippled … Continue reading

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