Join us as we go back in time and get a rare peek into the life and times of the great King Krishnadevaraya who took the Vijayanagara Empire to its height. We talk to author Srinivas Reddy whose book Raya covers decades of research into contemporary sources and the literary works of Krishnadevaraya himself.
One is a household name, a folk hero. The other was sidelined just a couple of decades after her participation in India's First War of Independence. In this episode of #LHIBookClub, historian Rudrangshu Mukherjee joins us to talk about the lives of two remarkable women - Rani Lakshmibai and Begum Hazrat Mahal.
From glamourous receptions with Queen Victoria to a scandalous Muslim marriage with an English chambermaid; from Bengal tiger hunts to sheep farming in the harsh Australian outback, Lyn Innes recounts her ancestors' extraordinary journey from royalty to relative anonymity.
The great stupas of Pakistan's Sindh, Punjab, Afghanistan and beyond tell the tale of how Buddhism travelled and then spread along the ancient Silk Route. Join us for a rare journey along this stretch with Sunita Dwivedi, the author of 'Buddha in Gandhara', who has been travelling the old Silk Route for the last decade!
Get access to weekly Live events, experiences and an exclusive repository of films, articles and books