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Books | The Asian Age

Top ten books of the week

Here are the top 10 books across fiction and non-fiction

03 Jul 2020 4:56 PM

Cast in a magical spell

A brilliantly woven fantasy novel that takes you on a spectacular journey into the a fictious world inspired by Vedic India

25 Jun 2020 7:27 PM

Top Ten Books

Here are the top ten books you must try reading

25 Jun 2020 6:40 PM

Perumal Murugan's debut novel to be translated to English

The novel 'Eru Veyyil', translated and published as 'Rising Heat', is expected to hit the stands by July 6

19 Jun 2020 1:54 PM

Top ten books

Here's the top 10 books across fiction and non-fiction this week

13 Jun 2020 7:16 PM

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Narendra Modi's letters to 'Mother India' to come out as a book in June

Modi had developed a habit of writing a letter to ‘Jagat Janani’ every night before going to bed, as per the publisher.

30 May 2020 10:41 PM

Pictorial 'Coronavirus: A Book for Children' provides key info on Covid19

The book attempts to answer questions like what is coronavirus, how one catches it, is there a cure and what is going to happen next

30 May 2020 7:15 PM

Polyphony: The call of Bengal, the idea of Bengal

Four very different books that are equally engaging for the stories they tell and how they choose to tell them

27 Mar 2020 5:04 PM

‘No feeling is final’ in this string of 12 gripping war stories

In these stories you come face to face with post-traumatic disorders: disorientation, hallucination and relentless insomnia

22 Mar 2020 8:47 PM

'My award will help regional writing’

Malayalam author Benyamin's new novel is set in the aftermath of the Arab Spring in an unnamed Middle Eastern city

22 Mar 2020 11:12 AM

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Mumbai cop’s memoir exonerates him

Let Me Say It Now is a monumental memoir from the former Mumbai top cop

22 Mar 2020 6:44 AM

Once lured by Canadian dream, a ‘good wife’ grows up

As the personal journey of author Samra Zafar shows, 'real women' decide their own purpose

15 Mar 2020 4:52 PM

The immigrant’s eternal question: Do good or do well?

Arvind Adiga’s novel feels pertinent and timely in a moment when the immigrant experience has become the story of our time

15 Mar 2020 3:36 PM

Francesc Miralles: Your ikigai may change over time, but having a purpose is key

Books on emotional intelligence like ‘Ikigai’ promote the idea that we don’t need to be monks to live a harmonious life

15 Mar 2020 2:45 PM

Being a wannabe, being a writer, being a bit or a lot of both

Namita Gokhale writes this novel with a gaze that is remarkably dispassionate, throwing open a literary cocoon to artful scrutiny

15 Mar 2020 2:14 PM

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Manoranjan Byapari: ‘I haven’t written my best story yet'

A conversation with a working class hero and a man of many adventures

14 Mar 2020 11:14 PM

Shreya Sen-Handley becomes the first Indian woman to write opera

Through six stories written by writers from diverse backgrounds, the Welsh National Opera explores the highs and lows of migration

11 Mar 2020 7:59 PM

Tesu Calcutta spills its secrets in racy birth mystery

This starts as a fascinating story and turns farcical and loses its warmth, but never its fun—the characters are delightful

09 Mar 2020 5:41 PM

Pidgin and all goth, Djinn goes where others daren’t

Deepa Annapara has tried to do something extremely difficult: write a story for grown-ups in the voice of a child.

09 Mar 2020 5:07 PM

A blast from the past can bring people together

It later transpired that he had attended the same school though in a different section of the same class.

06 Mar 2020 2:53 AM

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