Madras Talkies – Reading List

Titles from the Sarmaya library that will draw you further into the heart of Tamil Nadu’s culture through music, architecture, photography and art

The man behind History Men

In this interview with the author of ‘History Men’ TCA Raghavan, we talk about the ways in which history has been written, understood and shaped in the Subcontinent

Spell Binding

A delightful peek into book-binding technology from the 16th and 17th centuries that let you open one book in up to six different ways! The featured book is from the National Library of Sweden and it’s a stunner in more ways than one. Find a close-up below and for more pics, click here

By The Book

The five most compelling portraits of Delhi as drawn by some of its best known writers, artists and historians