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In Episode 11 of his fortnightly column, Sarnath Banerjee takes us into the world of Promona Sengupta, living in a foreign land during the pandemic, battling anxiety and depression. As Promona Sengupta bides her days in exile, dealing with social …

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In Episode 10 of the fortnightly column, Sarnath Banerjee tells us how people in the Middle Ages coped with lockdown and social distancing. As covid-19 rages on, Sarnath Banerjee speaks to historian Julia Hauser about plagues and pandemics in history. …

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Illustration: Sarnath Banerje In Episode 9 of his fortnightly column, Sarnath Banerjee explores the trigonometry of social distancing, the geometry of isolation, and the algebra of infinite self-discovery. Sarnath Banerjee’s corona lexicon, created in collaboration with friends, comes to a …

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Illustration: Sarnath Banerjee The ‘corona lexicon’ from Sarnath Banerjee’s last episode continues to grow swiftly in this one.As the days of lockdown stretch on, we may be coming across characters like these every day, or turning into one of them. …

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Illustration: Sarnath Banerjee With the coronavirus introducing new words into our collective lexicon, Sarnath Banerjee profiles a range of distinct new character types that have emerged in this period of crisis. You may not have heard of these mouthful terms …

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