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Books | The Asian Age

A historian and a painter chronicle the subcontinent

Olivia’s work is profoundly meditative and possesses immense power in its quietness.

22 Nov 2019 1:31 AM

What keeps ties between US and Pakistan ticking

The US decision to make Pakistan an ally and stand by it no matter what has often hurt India.

22 Nov 2019 1:26 AM

Executed for 500 bucks: Tihar’s sorriest hanging

Justice Kochchar was a visibly distressed man when he signed the black warrants for the two brothers — Kartar and Ujagar Singh.

22 Nov 2019 1:23 AM

A musical tale

Author Pushpak Sarkar’s debut novel The Songwriter documents the bittersweet journey of a young musician trying to make it big.

20 Nov 2019 12:56 AM

Of loss and resilience

Young or old, every reader can find a warm hug hidden in the pages of this graphic novel Nadya.

20 Nov 2019 12:54 AM

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A multi-generational food trail that doesn’t shy from hard facts

Warrier writes simply and impactfully, moving seamlessly across time to spin a multilayered tale slow cooked like a good biryani.

17 Nov 2019 2:21 AM

How ethnic Bihari Thackerays championed Marathi pride

The uncle was a demagogue and a fiery orator. Raj too is a good orator, charismatic and aggressive while Uddhav is more reserved.

17 Nov 2019 2:14 AM

The evolution of Elton John, with his music, drugs, family

Rock ‘n’ roll arrived as the great disruptor of the times, so loud and raucous it was “a bomb that wouldn't stop going off”.

17 Nov 2019 2:11 AM

Is your reading carnal or spiritual, for wisdom or comfort?

The emphasis therefore should be on the ‘content’ of reading and not on its format.

15 Nov 2019 2:07 AM

Full and fancy life of a Fijian who found his roots in Delhi

Films were a passion in his life from his very young days and it is a passion that still continues.

15 Nov 2019 1:59 AM

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‘Nunchi’: Korean tips to make your life better

Let’s imagine you have just started a new job at a big company, and you’re invited to a party where you want to make a great impression.

15 Nov 2019 1:56 AM

Tender little moments

The Truth about Magic is a collection of poems that evocatively highlights life in all its hues.

14 Nov 2019 8:05 AM

Names that are impactful

20 Indians Who Changed The World is a well-researched book that highlights the most promiment people who have impacted society.

14 Nov 2019 7:25 AM

How bots are making life easier for mankind

The fatal flaw in such speculation is the assumption that there is a defined Platonic best in everything.

08 Nov 2019 1:33 AM

Balancing grief & gaiety, private & public, art & commerce

The Sky is Pink is an important film for many reasons — a must-watch!

08 Nov 2019 1:29 AM

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Turning dreams to reality

Kartik and Ravi Sharma’s book DareDreamers: A Start-up of Superheroes, aims to inspire people to follow their dreams.

07 Nov 2019 1:03 AM

Japan-ease way of business

The country may have been simplified, but it has never appeared so familiar.

07 Nov 2019 12:59 AM

How orators pioneered women’s rights, Indian freedom movement

Though Roy’s early death prevented him from pursuing the medium, Dwarkanath revelled in it in several public meetings.

03 Nov 2019 2:13 AM

Karna’s #MeToo moment cries out for a reckoning

Desai did devote a few words to Karna’s state of mind when Draupadi was dragged into the court like a slave after all the dice games were lost.

03 Nov 2019 2:09 AM

Saving the world from the bottom upwards

All three apply the experimental method of randomised control trials (RCT) from the physical sciences to social science.

03 Nov 2019 2:04 AM

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