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Kashmir has been written about for centuries. Off late, owing to the peculiar situation Kashmir is in, almost every south Asian scholar has written a book on Kashmir. This section offers detailed reviews of the Jammu and Kashmir related books, interviews and profiles of the authors, besides, vital excerpts from the books written recently and in past.

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On Akhter Mohiuddin

One of the Kashmir’s most prominent short-story writer Akhter Mohiuddin was tallest amongst his contemporaries, writes Ghulam Nabi Khayal The…

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‘The Day of Exile’

“You may embarrass yourself. Writers usually take years before starting to write this book,” Deeksha, the daughter, told her father…

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Self-publishing Errors

As more and more writers resort to self-publishing their works, it damages the works and the process of credible publishing.…

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Identity In Early Kashmir

A trained cultural historian, Dr Shonaleeka Kaul is currently an Associate Professor at the Centre for Historical Studies of the…

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Interlocutor Tales

At the peak of 2010 unrest, Dr Manmohan Singh government appointed three interlocutors led by Editor Dilip Padgaonkar, with academic…

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Begar In Kashmir History

The forced labour was part of Kashmir’s centuries’ old economic exploitation that killed generations in the service of the despots.…

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Silk Since 1846

Kashmir has seen various ups and downs in managing the silk as an industry and an economy for the state…

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Book Within

A little girl and her father met an accident and she knew many months later that he did not survive.…

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Behind Broken Glasses

Inspired by the seminal work of James Joyce, Feroz Rather creates magic in his book The Night of Broken Glass.…

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Baba Chamliyal

A shrine of a popular saint was caught in the time wrap and is literally located on the Redcliff Divide…

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The Courage of Choice

Doctors Girija Dhar and Syed Naseer Ahmad Shah was one of Kashmir’s most talked because they retained their faiths after…

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Inking An Accord

The intellectual Congressman Jairam Ramesh, when not in power, writes books. His sixth book in four years is about P…

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Re-engaging With History

Congress set up a committee to read Prof Saifuddin Soz’s book as its release triggered a sort of crisis on…

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