Impressions – White Mughals by William Dalrymple

My bright, young friend Imaduddin¬†has written this excellent, terse review of the engaging book White Mughals. Yesterday when he emailed me this text, I…

The Irreverent Hero Islam Forgot

Tehelka magazine has this story on how magic and adventure render the Hamzanama the most popular oral epic of the Islamic world. WILLIAM DALRYMPLE…

Dalrymple’s The Last Mughal

I was introduced to William Dalrymple when I read the City of Djinns a decade ago. What struck me was the fluid style of…