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The Ground Beneath Her Feet : Salman Rushdie has a warmth and a range of possibilities on every page that compensate for his excesses.
Countdown : Amitav Ghosh’s wise and decisive comment on India’s nuclear pretensions.
Out of Place : A person of rare artistic and intellectual depth, this is Edward Said’s deeply moving autobiography.
An Equal Music : Vikram Seth’s intense exploration of music makes this a memorable novel, despite some tedious moments.
The Agrarian Systems of Mughal India : The greatest by any Indian historian, Irfan Habib’s book is now available in a new edition.
Savaging the Civilised : Ramachandra Guha’s stimulating biography on a person who dedicated his life to the tribes...