The Fabulist

26 June 2019

The Papers of JBS Haldane

When I read Haldane’s final essay, I still vividly held in my mind the letter he wrote at the excitable age of five to his granny, telling her about a meringue he’d eaten. No one who’d written a biography ever told me what a heartbreaking exercise it is.

21 August 2015

Anamika in the Library

No one in Anamika’s circle of family and friends knows that she has spent the past three and a half years in a library.