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Rajat Ubhaykar's Dilettante Diaries

This blog attempts to reconcile the divorced disciplines of
the humanities and the sciences and also ponder upon pop
culture, politics and history.

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  • Updated 5 Years Ago

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Book Review: From Plassey to Partition and After by Sekhar Bandyopadhyay
Book Review: From Plassey to Partition and After by Sekhar Bandyopadhyay
From Plassey to Partition and After: A History of Modern India by Sekhar Bandyopadhyay My rating: 5 of 5 stars ‘From Plassey to Partition and After’ is that rare unbiased book on modern India. Obj...
5 Years Ago
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Book Review: Land of the Seven Rivers by Sanjeev Sanyal
Book Review: Land of the Seven Rivers by Sanjeev Sanyal
Land of the Seven Rivers: A Brief History of India’s Geography by Sanjeev Sanyal My rating: 1 of 5 stars The Land of Seven Rivers is an oversimplified, inaccurate history of India with a pron…...
6 Years Ago
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Book Review: Neon Noon by Tanuj Solanki
Book Review: Neon Noon by Tanuj Solanki
Neon Noon by Tanuj Solanki My rating: 4 of 5 stars It is difficult to review a book as unabashedly experimental and self-indulgent as Neon Noon, so rare is it in the annals of Indian English litera…...
6 Years Ago
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Book Review: A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth
Book Review: A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth
A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth My rating: 5 of 5 stars I don’t even know where to begin gushing about this one, so panoramic is its scope and so delightful its literary charms. Vikram SethR…...
6 Years Ago
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The United States is Helping China Buy Gold
The United States is Helping China Buy Gold
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6 Years Ago
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[Fiction] The Quiet Man
He was a quiet man. He sat there, stroking the rim of his nose absent-mindedly, his face modestly contorted in a frown which lent his personality an air of concentrated disgust. His face was scarre…...
6 Years Ago
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