Hmmm. Hautboys are high-pitched wind instruments, so perhaps they should be sounded, not flourished. (Hot boys are what Germaine Greer’s been very publicly demanding the right to lust after.)
Ramachandra Guha on M Krishnan: “Krishnan was an ecological patriot, who believed that the essence of Indian-ness lay in the species and habitats distinctive to the land.”
Outlook’s web edition has tributes to Bhisham Sahni from Nirmal Verma and others.
Amit Chaudhuri in Germany: part two of a three-part article in The Telegraph.