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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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Fresh Narrative

by Shujaat Bukhari Christopher Snedden’s latest book Kashmir: The Unwritten History not only gives a twist to the cause of…

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Geelani’s Autobiography

Sara Wani reviews the first volume of Syed Ali Geelani’s autobiography, Wular Kinaray Syed Ali Geelani’s autobiography Wular Kinaray (On…

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New Book, New Revelations

That Poonch rebellion and not the tribal raids were fundamental to the slicing of erstwhile Kashmir state is an established…

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Reliving the Past

Even as tens of books were published this season, Kashmir read only two books in huge numbers – one by…

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Wronged Hostages

A recently released book ‘The Meadow’ shines the light on some of the darkest days in Kashmir’s contemporary history. In…

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Celebrating books

The Jaipur Festival has become a huge literary affair with writers coming from all over the world to discuss literature.…

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Meanings of The Collaborator

Sometimes fiction tells a truth more comprehensively than elements of truth put together as anything else. Zamir Ahmed writes about…

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Shakespeare In Kashmiri

Translating classics from any language to any other language not just enriches the realm of language but the culture of…

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Window To My City

A prose poem about the city of Srinagar. It grew as response to Louis Borges’s poem about his beloved city…

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Words On Paper

Australian artist Alana Hunt was moved by the ban on pre-paid cellphone and text messaging in Kashmir. She created paper…

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HARUD CONTROVERSY

The first proposed litfest in Kashmir generated controversy amid concerns raised by a group of individuals and extreme Facebook-reaction to…

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Memories of a Pandit boy

Siddhartha Gigoo wanted to write a novella, but could not stick to the word count. In a freewheeling interview with…

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In love with Kashmir

Justine Hardy is a journalist, a writer and an aid worker, working in the area of  mental health in Kashmir.…

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