While 'Banaras: Of Gods, Humans and Stories' by Nilosree Biswas and Irfan Nabi involves a visceral and sensuous mapping of the ancient city, it misses answering some imperative questions.
The long history of the author's abuse of the women in his life often gets buried when juxtaposed with the dazzling triumph of a Nobel prize and knighthood.
In her book 'The Light of Days', historian Judy Batalion writes about women who smuggled weapons, sabotaged German railways, died in combat and more.
The ongoing case against SciHub is a case against the freeing of imprisoned knowledge.
Account of the murders written by Thomas More was based more in fact than fiction.