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Rupa Gulab

Book review | Unbearable old secrets from a desi mom’s diary

While real life diaries are fascinating, fictional diaries can be just as engrossing

15 Aug 2021 2:52 AM

Book Review | An Odia literary star’s fine vignettes, wicked wit and social insights

While the book deals with dark subjects, the hand that writes it is beautifully light, and gives you many occasions to laugh out loud

20 Jun 2021 12:30 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

Of missing wife and a newfound second love

The Unseeing Idol of Light is a nice story that could have been better with a ruthless editor.

27 May 2018 2:46 AM

No blood and gore, fists don’t fly either

If you pretend that this book is not part of the Millenium series, it’s absolutely fine.

22 Oct 2017 6:08 AM


Book review: Ephron’s Harry and Sally get a desi, modern twist

Matters reach a head when Dimple realises that after this course she goes to Stanford and Rishi’s off to MIT.

13 Aug 2017 2:01 AM

Book review: Elegant prose, piercing portraits

Just a handful of them rise above their small-mindedness, but this is as true a picture of average Indians as any.

23 Jul 2017 2:50 AM

Keeping faith and living life on your own terms

The sex is great, and while the mandatory shower and shampoo after it is terribly tedious, she follows the rituals nonetheless.

02 Jul 2017 3:47 AM