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Ashutosh Kumar Thakur
ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

Ashutosh Kumar Thakur is Bangalore-based management consultant, literary critic and advisor with Kalinga Literary Festival.

Articles by Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

Book Review | 'The Nutmeg’s Curse: Parables For A Planet In Crisis' By Amitav Ghosh

Book Review | 'The Nutmeg’s Curse: Parables For A Planet In Crisis' By Amitav Ghosh

Nov 07, 2021 Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

Amitav Ghosh connects the origins of our current climate crisis to Western colonialism's ruthless...

Book Review | 'The Midway Battle: Modi's Rollercoaster Second Term' By Gautam Chintamani

Book Review | 'The Midway Battle: Modi's Rollercoaster Second Term' By Gautam Chintamani

Oct 24, 2021 Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

'The Midway Battle: Modi's Roller-Coaster Second Term', by Gautam Chintamani, a new book released by...

Book Review | Kabir: The life And Work Of The Early Modern Poet

Book Review | Kabir: The life And Work Of The Early Modern Poet

Oct 09, 2021 Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

What does Kabir’s life and poetry tell us about this nation’s past and present?

Legal Fiction: A War Between Memory And Forgetfulness

Legal Fiction: A War Between Memory And Forgetfulness

Sep 04, 2021 Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

The novel, a mystery, thrives on the distance between Noma and Delhi as the key to its narrative. Except for...

From The House Of Scindias

From The House Of Scindias

Jul 23, 2021 Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

The book is an essential read for the keen political observers and the readers with interest to know about...

She Opened The Sluices

She Opened The Sluices

Jun 10, 2021 Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

Budhini Mejhan, a unique victim of the Nehruvian dream, stands for other unfortunates. This novel intensifies...

A Tribute To Manoj Das, India’s Leading Bilingual Scholar

A Tribute To Manoj Das, India’s Leading Bilingual Scholar

Apr 28, 2021 Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

A Marxist who later turned into a mystic, Manoj Das was known for his simple, magical and impactful writings.

Book Review: The Water Phoenix Is A Powerful Memoir Of Childhood Abuse, Anguish, And Redemption

Book Review: The Water Phoenix Is A Powerful Memoir Of Childhood Abuse, Anguish, And Redemption

Apr 01, 2021 Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

The Water Phoenix is a memoir of childhood abuse, healing and forgiveness by Rituparna Chatterjee.

Book Review: Coming Out As Dalit A Memoir By Yashica Dutt

Book Review: Coming Out As Dalit A Memoir By Yashica Dutt

Mar 16, 2021 Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

‘Coming out as Dalit a memoir by Yashica Dutt’ is a vital and extensively researched commentary not only...

Book Review:  JP To BJP: Bihar After Lalu And Nitish By Santosh Singh

Book Review: JP To BJP: Bihar After Lalu And Nitish By Santosh Singh

Feb 26, 2021 Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

As a new government takes office in Bihar, the book JP to BJP: Bihar after Lalu and Nitish looks closely at...

Book Review: The Commonwealth Of Cricket By Ramachandra Guha

Book Review: The Commonwealth Of Cricket By Ramachandra Guha

Feb 15, 2021 Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

Following the narrative of his life intertwined and in love with the sport, Ramachandra Guha captures the...

Keshava Guha's 'Accidental Magic': Impressive, Interesting And Imaginable

Keshava Guha's 'Accidental Magic': Impressive, Interesting And Imaginable

Jan 09, 2021 Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

Guha’s debut novel attempts to delve into the murky ground between the virtual and the real, literary and...