In the creative writing of puranic fiction genre S L Bhyarappa reigns supreme. Amongst books in this sub-genre, Parva stands the tallest. Parva can only be described as a magnum opus. At the start of the book, Bhyrappa describes the motivations behind writing this novel and spent close to 5 years visiting the various sites mentioned in the epic and engaged in serious research on “the economic, political, religious and social life” in that era.
The late Shri R.S. Narayanaswami has written ‘Beyond The Veil: A History of Bharatavarsha’ – that covers the entire panorama of the subcontinent’s history from the Vedic Age to Independence.
Individual Rights in a Civilisational State: A New Idea of India by Harsh Madhusudan and Rajeev Mantri is an attempt to present an idea of India. The authors’ idea of India is in sharp contrast to the idea of India that has dominated the intellectual space, both in theory and in practice, in post-colonial India.
How a country’s ability to construct, sustain, and control narratives, at home and abroad, enhances its strength and position.
The Mahabharatha is a profound source for understanding the idea of Dharma and the dilemmas of Leadership.
In The Anarchy Part I, we had presented a list of questions against which this book must be reviewed. Most of the questions have been answered in the above sections indirectly.
मनीष श्रीवास्तव “श्रीमान” की पुस्तक “मैं मुन्ना हूँ” की समीक्षा।
Antharjanam – Memoirs of a Namboodiri Woman – is the English translation of essays by Devaki. It is published by Oxford University Press.
Sākṣī – ಸಾಕ್ಷಿ by S.L. Bhyrappa: This powerful novel questions what it means to be a witness—in a courtroom, before the gods, to the lives of others, or finally to one’s self.
Ramanjaneya Sharaph’s review of Uttarakanda, a retelling of the final chapter of the Ramayana by S. L. Bhyrappa.