THE BRIDGE HOME / Padma Venkatraman

Four determined homeless children make a life for themselves in Padma Venkatraman’s stirring middle-grade debut.… Read More… Continue reading THE BRIDGE HOME / Padma Venkatraman


THE NIGHT DIARY / Veera Hiranandani

It’s 1947, and India, newly independent of British rule, has been separated into two countries:… Read More… Continue reading THE NIGHT DIARY / Veera Hiranandani


Inglorious Empire: what the British did to India, by Shashi Tharoor

In the eighteenth century, India’s share of the world economy was as large as Europe’s.… Read More… Continue reading Inglorious Empire: what the British did to India, by Shashi Tharoor


The song of the shirt : the high price of cheap garments from Blackburn to Bangladesh, by Jeremy Seabrook

In April 2013 Rana Plaza, an unremarkable eight-story commercial block in Dhaka, the capital of… Read More… Continue reading The song of the shirt : the high price of cheap garments from Blackburn to Bangladesh, by Jeremy Seabrook




Satish Kumar on a visit to our school this week

Visiting Indian activist Satish Kumar, has been a Jain monk, nuclear disarmament advocate, pacifist and… Read More… Continue reading Satish Kumar on a visit to our school this week