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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Non-violent encounter with leading literary thinker Pankaj Mishra

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 12:34am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Non-violent encounter with great mind Meeting Pankaj Mishra face to face was for me like my daughter going backstage to see Katy Perry. So a recent dinner ... The rest of the evening was provocative, as Mishra spoke to the group, with topics ranging over much of the contemporary social and political landscape in our globalised world: modernisation vs ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Never the twain shall meet

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... When Pankaj Mishra picked holes in historian Niall Ferguson's ode to imperialism, the Indian author kicked off a feud that has seen both antagonists call Hong Kong to the witness stand. Joanna Chiu steps into the fray Never thetwainshall meet Pankaj Mishra, Indian author and essayist, poses reluctantly for the photographer in a restored prison cell. Here, in Hullett ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books

    The day Japan became the rising sun for colonised East

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by MANREET

    ... The day Japan became the rising sun for colonised East From the Ruins of Empire: The Revolt Against the West and the Remaking of Asia by Pankaj Mishra Random House   Manreet Sodhi Someshwar Pankaj Mishra was in the news last year over a literary spat with British historian Niall Ferguson that threatened, momentarily, to overshadow the feud between Gabriel Garcia Marquez ...

  4. Romancing the tome

    Posted Feb 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... Pankaj Mishra may have discovered Arundhati Roy but publishing isn't always the glamorous career it's cracked up to be, he tells Annabel Walker Stories of new writers ... it is that Indian writer Pankaj Mishra sighs down the telephone line from New Delhi when asked about the success of his first novel, which he is said to have written in nine weeks, and his discovery ...

  5. Culture vulture

    Posted Mar 11th 2007, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... Indian writer Pankaj Mishra's latest travels took him to China- where he felt, he tells James Kidd, like an utter fool PANKAJ MISHRA has made a career of challenging received wisdom. ... these are its complexities, these are the individuals caught up in it'. Sometimes I realise it, sometimes I don't, but I want to keep trying.' Pankaj Mishra, Tue, 8am, Foreign ...

  6. Temptations of the West: How to be Modern in India, Pakistan and Beyond

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Reviewed by Tim Cribb Temptations of the West: How to be Modern in India, Pakistan and Beyond by Pankaj Mishra Picador, $144 This nine-essay anthology of travelogue, autobiography and journalism by Pankaj Mishra, mostly about India but journeying into Afghanistan, Tibet, Nepal, Kashmir and Pakistan, is a keenly observed and subtly argued analysis of modernity that tolls ...

  7. Temptations of the West: How to be Modern in India, Pakistan and Beyond

    Posted Aug 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Manreet Sodhi Someshwar Temptations of the West: How to be Modern in India, Pakistan and Beyond by Pankaj Mishra Picador, HK$195 Indians grow up with the idea of leaving India. The sought-after destinations are the US, Canada and Britain. The temptations of the west are too many and Pankaj Mishra should know, having grown up in provincial India and being based in London, from ...

  8. Butter Chicken in Ludhiana- Travels in Small Town India

    Posted May 27th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Butter Chicken in Ludhiana- Travels in Small Town India by Pankaj Mishra Picador, HK$144 When he was 25 years old, Pankaj Mishra set out on a six-month journey to small-town ... or its people. The travel was the easy part. Mishra notes in a new afterword for this paperback edition of his 1995 classic Butter Chicken in Ludhiana that the closest model he could find ...

  9. An End to Suffering: The Buddha in the World

    Posted Nov 14th 2004, 12:00am by Gillian Bickley

    ... Gillian Bickley An End to Suffering: The Buddha in the World by Pankaj Mishra Picador $195 In 1992, Pankaj Mishra moved to a small Himalayan village where he lived a simple bachelor's ... in the inner Himalayas, 'often... attracted by nothing more than a vague promise of some great happiness awaiting me at the other end'. Gradually, Mishra developed a career as a freelance ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - International Literary Festival

    Writers praise Mo Yan's Nobel win at Hong Kong literary festival

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 08:56pm by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Festival, which will run until Sunday. During Friday’s festival programme, notable writers Colm Tóibín, from Ireland and Pankaj Mishra, from India, praised Mo for his win. Tóibín, whose novels ... and everyone will pay attention. So it’s great.” Mishra, a journalist, novelist and travel writer who lives in London and India, responded to Chinese activists’ criticisms of Mo Yan’s win. “There’s ...




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