Telling the Truth, Taking Sides

Essays for N. Ram

Edited by V. K. Ramachandran and Madhura Swaminathan

Tulika Books

Telling the Truth, Taking Sides

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Pub Date: November 2018

ISBN: 9788193732922

256 Pages

Format: Hardcover

List Price: $27.00£21.00

Telling the Truth, Taking Sides

Essays for N. Ram

Edited by V. K. Ramachandran and Madhura Swaminathan

Tulika Books

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This book is a collection of essays written in tribute to N. Ram, journalist, writer, and person of the Left. Its title reflects Ram’s concern that journalism, and indeed intellectual endeavor, be both informative and credible and committed to the social good.

The contributors to the book are: Venkatesh Athreya, Wayne Barrett, C. P. Chandrasekhar, John Cherian, Noam Chomsky, P. Jacob, T. Jayaraman, Kumari Jayawardena, Prakash Karat, C. T. Kurien, Parvathi Menon, Prabhakara S. Motnahalli, Suresh Nambath, Prabhat Patnaik, V. K. Ramachandran, Alan Rusbridger, Nirmal Shekar, M. S. Swaminathan, and Romila Thapar.

About the Author

V. K. Ramachandran and Madhura Swaminathan are professors at the Economic Analysis Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Bengaluru.

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