Reader's Digest August 2018 - Page 3

Contents AUGUST 2018 42 Cover Story WHAT FREEDOM MEANS TO YOUNG INDIA How Free Are We? PARANJOY GUHA THAKURTA Voices for Liberty 52 TEAM RD THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR CARING A young man’s gratitude to his wife’s caregivers. PETER D e MARCO 56 CAN MEDITATION REALLY SLOW AGEING? The secret to a longer life may lie within us after all. JO MARCHANT 62 AN UNLIKELY CHAMPION OF PRESS FREEDOM The story of India’s first English newspaperman. ANDREW OTIS 70 Drama in Real Life TRAPPED INSIDE A GLACIER Seventy feet inside the ice with no way out. NICHOLAS HUNE-BROWN 90 IMPROVE YOUR MARRIAGE (IN JUST ONE DAY) Life’s tangles are no match for this relationship. GARRISON KEILLOR 94 THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF GIVING Can generosity make you a better person? AARTI MADHUSUDAN WITH ABHA SRIVASTAVA 102 CLANDESTINE IN DELHI Rediscover monuments from the capital’s long-lost past. 108 WHEN THE EKTARA FELL SILENT A seaman remembers an unforgettable voyage. S. K. MARWAHA 112 OF MOONS, STARS AND WINES A visit to Italy’s famed biodynamic vineyards. DANIELLE PERGAMENT 80 Everyday Heroes ENDURING LOVE SUCHISMITA UKIL Bonus Read 120 MY FAMILY’S SLAVE A typical, urban family hides a shameful secret. BETWEEN A MAN & A MOB RITUPARNA ALEX TIZON CHATTERJEE P. | 80 READER’S DIGEST | AUGUST 2018 | 3