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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sheela Reddy

Articles by Sheela Reddy

The Jinnahs, Gandhi And Khilafat

The Jinnahs, Gandhi And Khilafat

Feb 09, 2017 Sheela Reddy

The following excerpt from Sheela Reddy's new book gives a glimpse into the dynamics of the relationship...

‘Not President Or PM, I Prefer To Be A Teacher’

‘Not President Or PM, I Prefer To Be A Teacher’

Jul 02, 2012 Sheela Reddy ON A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Post or no post, the People’s President will never cease being the crusading ideas man

Along The Blood Meridian

Along The Blood Meridian

Jun 18, 2012 Sheela Reddy

Murders that fixed the nation in morbid fascination and stabbed at our verities

Galle Diary

Galle Diary

Apr 02, 2012 Sheela Reddy

You can tell the Sri Lankans have moved on. No more headlines of people being blown up in buses...

‘Incidence Of Cancer In India Is On The Rise And Smoking Is A Big Factor’

‘Incidence Of Cancer In India Is On The Rise And Smoking Is A Big Factor’

Feb 20, 2012 Sheela Reddy INTERVIEWS Siddhartha Mukherjee

The Pulitzer prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer speaks about the...

Sometimes, Silence Is Too Loud

Sometimes, Silence Is Too Loud

Feb 06, 2012 Sheela Reddy

Many a writerly brow stood furrowed over the Jaipur litfest turning Rushdie-centric

The Book Of Hours

The Book Of Hours

Dec 12, 2011 Sheela Reddy

Vikram Seth’s new book, a form-defying marvel, is shaped out of his life’s ephemera

‘I May Die Any Day Now’

‘I May Die Any Day Now’

Oct 24, 2011 Sheela Reddy

His zest is alive, but Khushwant puts his column-writing to rest

A Handspun Headiness

A Handspun Headiness

Sep 12, 2011 Sheela Reddy

Fathered by Gandhi, a potent symbol of the freedom struggle gets renewed life

1974... Is This Really As Real?

1974... Is This Really As Real?

Sep 05, 2011 Sheela Reddy

The raging storm for Anna has past parallels: in its flaring up, and probable blowing out

The Sacred Pyjama

The Sacred Pyjama

Aug 15, 2011 Sheela Reddy

Birkin bags? Nah. But our netas, even Gandhi, Nehru and the rest, understood dress and its import.

The Lo-Cal Literati

The Lo-Cal Literati

Jul 18, 2011 Sheela Reddy

These young professionals are giving vent to the book in them, sans any literary pretension

Objects In The Mirror Are Closer

Objects In The Mirror Are Closer

Jul 04, 2011 Sheela Reddy

Neither an ‘official’ history nor a party perspective. Just a hard lens on her rule.

Hill’s Angels

Hill’s Angels

Jun 06, 2011 Sheela Reddy

Bhutan’s litfest was a perfectly curated retreat

Sarla Razdan

Sarla Razdan

May 23, 2011 Sheela Reddy INTERVIEWS

Sarla Razdan on her mouth-watering debut, Kashmiri Cuisine Through The Ages.

God On A Phone Line

God On A Phone Line

May 09, 2011 Sheela Reddy

That is what our godmen are to most Indians: present on call

Blind Men Of Hindostan

Blind Men Of Hindostan

Apr 25, 2011 Sheela Reddy

Do we, the Indian middle class, see the corruption within us?

Confessions Of A Convert

Confessions Of A Convert

Apr 18, 2011 Sheela Reddy

I was smitten...smack into a one-night stand with the gentleman’s game.

Picture Of Gandhian Grey

Picture Of Gandhian Grey

Apr 11, 2011 Sheela Reddy

There was more complexity to the Mahatma than a simple reading of his correspondence would suggest

Ruskin Bond

Ruskin Bond

Apr 04, 2011 Sheela Reddy INTERVIEWS Ruskin Bond

Ruskin Bond on completing 60 years as a writer and his first role as film actor