April 12, 2021

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Review: Capital: A Portrait of Twenty‑First Century Delhi

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Rana Dasgupta has produced a vivid and haunting account of the ‘new India’: The Guardian

capitalParis, Vienna, New York: every capital city has its moment of modernist euphoria. An era – often fleeting, enjoyed by some more than others – when new ideas and technologies and economic systems burst into view. When things that were solid start to melt. When the future is at once thrilling and terrifying – and seems to have landed suddenly in the present.

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