What I’m Reading

Lawrence Wright – Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin and Sadat at Camp David Rohini Mohan – The Seasons of Trouble: Life Amid the Ruins of Sri Lanka’s Civil War Arjun Appadurai – Modernity At Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization Steven Pinker – The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the … Continue reading

Paul McGarr: The Cold War in South Asia: Britain, the United States and the Indian Subcontinent, 1945–1965

Paul McGarr: The Cold War in South Asia: Britain, the United States and the Indian Subcontinent, 1945–1965 As South Asia ascends in geopolitical importance and as a terrain of major power involvement, so does the coverage accorded to the region. A litany of books on India, Pakistan and Afghanistan now adorn bookshelves. Major works on … Continue reading