A new issue of The Caravan is out. From Outlook India, a special issue on cinema. From Indian literature to world literature: An interview with Satya P. Mohanty, professor of English at Cornell University. The deathly shadow of racism: Who and what constitutes the Indian nation? How Raja Bhaiya and gang gamed the system: Bogus certificates, fictitious farmers, smuggling — all these tricks were used to usurp food meant for the poor. The first chapter from The Black Hole of Empire: History of a Global Practice of Power by Partha Chatterjee. The introduction to Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India by Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi. An excerpt from Breakout Nations in Pursuit of the Next Economic Miracles by Ruchir Sharma. The greatest Indian after Gandhi: Who, after the Mahatma, is the greatest Indian to have walked our soil? Inside Slave City: What is it that makes the Indian middle class treat their domestic help with such derision and abuse? Forget Europe — worry about India. Climate change led to collapse of ancient Indus civilization, study finds. From Tehelka, what will the Lefty intellectuals wear now?

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