Saad Ghani writes on Books and Culture, for the daily Entertainment & Lifestyle supplement, HT City
Articles by Saad Ghani
The Mughals’ last stand
As the living heritage of Shahjahanabad slowly crumbles to dust, take a tour of those parts still standing
Updated on Jun 11, 2018 05:50 PM IST
In celebration of winter’s perfect dish, the mutton nihari!
A quintessentially Delhi dish, Nahari was originally meant to be eaten on an empty stomach in the morning in cold weather. Get out of bed and tuck in
Updated on Nov 04, 2017 09:36 PM IST
WH Auden and political poetry: The English bard who struck an idiosyncratic note
Born in historic walled city of England, York on September 29, 1907, WH Auden was a poet of general ideas, which were mostly political in nature but there was a discernible virtuosity in his verse.
Published on Sep 29, 2017 05:14 PM IST
Historian Pawel Ukielski: Possibility of quick victory was much more probable in WWII
Deputy director of the Warsaw Rising Museum, Dr Pawel Ukielski, talks about the role of Britain and France in WWII, Warsaw Uprising, and reconstruction process of Poland’s capital.
Updated on Sep 28, 2017 07:55 PM IST
Camera chronicles: The photographer who captured the historic revolution of Egypt
Egyptian photographer Laura El Tantawy, with her project, In the Shadow of Pyramids, has managed to capture the 18-day-long revolution in Egypt that resulted in ouster of president Hosni Mubarak.
Updated on Sep 25, 2017 07:06 PM IST
BySaad Ghani, New Delhi
Revisiting WWII: A photo exhibition in Delhi on destruction and revival of Warsaw
An exhibition called A Phoenix from the Ashes features 30 photographs that depict the tranquil pre-war Warsaw, its destruction at the hands of German Army during World War II and its post-war reconstruction.
Updated on Sep 29, 2017 05:06 PM IST
Book review: Enrique Vila-Matas presents life’s absurdities in Vampire in Love
Spanish writer Enrique Vila-Matas’ Vampire in Love is a surreal tale that compels the reader to confront the complexities of hopelessness and weariness, but with a touch of humour.
Updated on Sep 25, 2017 06:44 PM IST
Work-life blues: Here’s how to identify symptoms of burnout and deal with it
More and more employees are feeling the heat due to their hectic work-life and stiff competition. Here’s how to deal with it.
Updated on Sep 13, 2017 06:39 PM IST
DH Lawrence: The iconic English literary seer who stood apart from the herd
Born 132 years ago, on September 11, DH Lawrence is more relevant to our age than perhaps he was to his own.
Updated on Sep 11, 2017 05:01 PM IST
Book review: Ottessa Moshfegh’s stories explore human desires, self-deception
American novelist Ottessa Moshfegh’s Homesick For Another World — a collection of short stories — is filled with dark humour and explores the harsh realities of life.
Updated on Mar 27, 2017 09:12 PM IST
Homelessness under a roof: Residents of Punjabi Academy await justice
The families that live on the ground floor of Punjabi Academy — they were evicted from their homes six years ago — are still awaiting the court verdict, their entire existence in a limbo.
Published on Feb 16, 2017 09:17 PM IST
I think I experience writer’s block every day, says author Jerry Pinto
Author Jerry Pinto who has won Sahitya Akademi award 2016 talks about his creative process as a writer, occupational hazards of being a writer and why he chose mental health as the subject of his first novel.
Updated on Jan 05, 2017 08:00 PM IST
Bridging the gap: When art serves as the link between man and nature
This ongoing exhibition in the Capital explores the relationship between man and nature.
Updated on Nov 22, 2016 06:52 PM IST
Recreating gruesome reality of Iran’s past through the lens of the present
Iranian photographer Azadeh Akhlaghi recreates gruesome scenes through staged photograph from Iran’s history to give viewers a glimpse into the country’s atrocious past.
Updated on Oct 27, 2016 09:15 AM IST