William Dalrymple

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  • ‘It gives me most pride to see kids so energised each time’

    ‘It gives me most pride to see kids so energised each time’

    When it comes to the written word, William Dalrymple barely needs any introduction. Author of books such as In Xanadu (1989), City of Djinns (1994), The Age of Kali (1998), White Mughals (2002) and Nine Lives: In Search of the......

    December 25, 2016
  • 'UK made Kohinoor world's most famous diamond'

    'UK made Kohinoor world's most famous diamond'

    Noted historian and writer William Dalrymple says it was the "British bragging" and the way the Kohinoor was projected by them, that made the gem world's most famous diamond. Dalrymple, in his new book titled, 'Kohinoor: The Story of the World's......

    December 15, 2016
  • Kohinoor wasn't gifted but looted by British, say authors

    Kohinoor wasn't gifted but looted by British, say authors

    Kohinoor was not gifted to the British but they took it away by force from India, says historian and author William Dalrymple, who has written a new book with journalist Anita Anand on the "rock star gem" that has a......

    December 11, 2016
  • Sister's Alipur home

    Sister's Alipur home

    In all the excitement over Mother Teresa's canonisation one thing overlooked was William Dalrymple's association with her. The author started his tryst with India at the Missionaries of Charity home in Alipur Road, Delhi, in the 1960s as a young......

    September 19, 2016