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In this podcast, National Books Editor Manjula Narayan tells you about books, authors and their journeys. This is a Hindustan Times production, brought to you by HT Smartcast

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In this podcast, National Books Editor Manjula Narayan tells you about books, authors and their journeys. This is a Hindustan Times production, brought to you by HT Smartcast

    19: In conversation with Ira Mukhoty, author of Akbar: The Great Mughal (Part-2)

    19: In conversation with Ira Mukhoty, author of Akbar: The Great Mughal (Part-2)

    Continuing the conversation, Manjula Narayan talks to Ira Mukhoty, author of the book "Akbar: The Great Mughal". The author now unravels some lesser-known facts about the relationship of the king with his family members.

    • 12 min
    18: In conversation with Ira Mukhoty, author of Akbar: The Great Mughal (Part-1)

    18: In conversation with Ira Mukhoty, author of Akbar: The Great Mughal (Part-1)

    Manjula Narayan, National Books Editor at Hindustan Times, talks to Ira Mukhoty author of the book "Akbar: The Great Mughal". Listen in as the author talks about how the book delves deep into India's history from food, textiles, architecture, and more. 

    • 13 min
    17: TM Krishna, author of Sebastian & Sons (Part2).

    17: TM Krishna, author of Sebastian & Sons (Part2).

    TM Krishna's new book on mridangam makers highlights the central role of these dalit master craftspersons in Carnatic music, and examines the complex relationship they share with upper caste mridangam players.

    • 10 min
    16: TM Krishna, author of Sebastian & Sons (Part1).

    16: TM Krishna, author of Sebastian & Sons (Part1).

    TM Krishna's new book on mridangam makers highlights the central role of these dalit master craftspersons in Carnatic music, and examines the complex relationship they share with upper caste mridangam players.

    • 11 min
    15: Rajat Ubhaykar on his book 'Truck De India- A Hitchhiker's Guide to Hindustan' (Part-2)

    15: Rajat Ubhaykar on his book 'Truck De India- A Hitchhiker's Guide to Hindustan' (Part-2)

    Dhaba food, blingy truck bodies, infernal heat, the generosity of truck drivers, and the ubiquity of corruption, Rajat Ubhaykar's book combines sociological and cultural insights with anecdote and reportage to give you a vivid picture of the lives of Indian truckers.

    • 6 min
    14: Rajat Ubhaykar on his book 'Truck De India- A Hitchhiker's Guide to Hindustan' (Part-1)

    14: Rajat Ubhaykar on his book 'Truck De India- A Hitchhiker's Guide to Hindustan' (Part-1)

    Dhaba food, blingy truck bodies, infernal heat, the generosity of truck drivers, and the ubiquity of corruption, Rajat Ubhaykar's book combines sociological and cultural insights with anecdote and reportage to give you a vivid picture of the lives of Indian truckers.

    • 6 min

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