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Join the dots to find the answer

Ever been at a crossroads and wondered how to proceed? Joining the dots with the aid of a self-help book could be the answer!

20 Jan 2021 3:00 PM

A behind-the-scenes look into the mad ad world

The novel based on the advertising world was produced in a unique way, making it a World Record contender

20 Jan 2021 12:27 PM

Book REVIEW | A middle-aged writer navigates an alt-right world

Red Pill is a novel for our times—it captures the anxiety of ordinary citizens over growing racism and nationalism

17 Jan 2021 10:58 AM

Book REVIEW | A captain’s frank perspective on an unjust and devious war

A Ridge Too Far is a catchy but apt title reminiscent of A Bridge Too Far authored by Cornelius Ryan and made into a movie

17 Jan 2021 9:37 AM

Book REVIEW | What happens to women in a matriarchy, and other secrets

Mouthwatering descriptions of food have become a requisite for such novels but Gazi adds a twist to her descriptions

17 Jan 2021 8:03 AM

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Top 10 Indian Best Selling Books: Fiction and Non Fiction

Ultimate guide for book lovers

07 Jan 2021 4:14 AM

BOOK REVIEW | What are the books we are excited about in 2021?

So many frills, thrills and spills! Reading good literature will help survive this pandemic

03 Jan 2021 4:53 AM

Book REVIEW | The importance of being earnest in a villainish and banal world

The Impeccable Integrity of Ruby R. is not a political novel. It’s a novel set in politics, but it’s about Ruby and no one else.

20 Dec 2020 8:21 AM

Book REVIEW | A maverick cop’s gripping autobiography

The heart of the book is gripping not on account of any juicy, lazy gossip about key people

20 Dec 2020 7:41 AM

‘Even forthright women can be submissive’

Around the time she asked me to translate her book we had grown quite close, without really realising it - Shahana Raza

06 Dec 2020 10:52 AM

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Book REVIEW | How Mowgli grew up, grew old and loved his mothers

The book chronicles Daniel’s journey in life, from the jungle to civilisation, from childhood till his sixties

06 Dec 2020 10:03 AM

Book REVIEW | Will social distances widen or reduce in a post-Covid world?

Serious Men by Manu Joseph is about a pair of opposites: a brahmin scientist, Arvind Acharya, and his dalit assistant, Ayyan Mani

06 Dec 2020 9:20 AM

Book REVIEW | The good doctor’s submissions

The book’s many, well-researched papers dealt with the larger issue of the state of healthcare in India

06 Dec 2020 9:16 AM

BOOK REVIEW | Marwari housewife’s sexcapades end on a surprisingly flat note

This book started out with promise, if only because of the dysfunctional family Srilaa grew up in

22 Nov 2020 12:00 AM

BOOK REVIEW | Preachy tone mars this quirky history of local pilgrimages

If you are familiar with Pattanaik’s earlier books, you will also note that this book is not quite in his usual style

22 Nov 2020 12:00 AM

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BOOK REVIEW | A whitewashed portrait shorn of biases, insights

For this reviewer, the fact that a book has been written about V.P. Menon is insufficient.

03 Nov 2020 1:47 AM

BOOK EXCERPT | Saeeda Bano, 1st female Indian radio jockey, meets Akhtari Bai

Here is an excerpt from Saeeda Bano's biography

03 Nov 2020 1:13 AM

Towards an Indian realism

'The India way' is a clarion call to play the game of realpolitik

18 Oct 2020 7:58 PM

Telling the India story, one dream at a time

'A Burning' is an intimate and clear-eyed rendering of the lives and dreams of three people

18 Oct 2020 7:57 PM

Top 10 books

Here's the top ten books of the week

03 Oct 2020 7:44 PM

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