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book review 2022

Book Review | A treat for literary fiction lovers set in turn-of-century Bombay

Tatya’s story traverses the textile industry in India during the First World War

17 Dec 2022 1:15 PM

Book Review | Not your typical desi-goes-to-America novel

Teenage angst ingrained in the story makes it all the more hilarious and annoying

17 Dec 2022 1:10 PM

Book Review | Hefty and immersive, whydunit leaves questions in wake

Review of 'Lady Joker, Volume One' by Kaoru Takamura

11 Dec 2022 1:40 AM

Book Review | Folk heroes take precedence over icons, wording of title still curious

Review of 'Bravehearts of Bharat' by Vikram Sampath

11 Dec 2022 1:40 AM

Book Review | How Anglo-Indians transformed India

The book covers much more than the things I’ve described, of course. It is as comprehensive as any book about any community can be

04 Dec 2022 8:09 AM


Book Review | Bose revisited: Whose Netaji is he anyway?

Krishna Bose was an authority on Netaji’s life and times and is the author of several books on him

04 Dec 2022 8:03 AM

Book Review | Understanding the beef over cow politics

The author laments that the National Crime Records Bureau has nothing on lynching, cow slaughter crimes and crimes registered for beef ban

04 Dec 2022 7:57 AM

Book Review | Was Ambedkar Gandhi’s best critic or worst?

Review of 'Ambedkar: A Life by Shashi Tharoor'

06 Nov 2022 1:58 AM

Book Review | A frothy retelling of the journey of Pak & the world in last 8 yrs

Review of 'Between You, Me and the Four Walls' by Moni Mohsin

06 Nov 2022 1:55 AM

Book Review | Ambitious sci-fi certain to entertain

A system developed to end corruption and ruin ironically ends in chaos

12 Jun 2022 2:48 PM


Boom Review | Editor’s memoir uncovers large-scale media rot

Banerjee’s Editor Missing manages to hold the mirror to Indian media

12 Jun 2022 2:45 PM

Book Review | Writer turns diarist, maps his own matrix of thoughts

It’s a small book, sprinkled lightly with insight, with moments of intimacy and of honesty

12 Jun 2022 2:42 PM

Book Review | Articulating India’s dance vocabularies of desire

Captivating photographs add value to this volume

05 Jun 2022 11:49 AM

Book Review | Warm and funny portrayal of the strifes that bind

While things fall apart during the course of the novel, they come together again in a manner that is a bit too pat.

05 Jun 2022 11:08 AM

Book Review | G.N. Saibaba’s testimony of agony and hope

This book is not a legal scrutiny of the unfair verdict

05 Jun 2022 10:46 AM


Book review | Diamantaire’s fragmentary memoir tells of his resolve & humanity

Diamonds are Forever, however, has its appeal despite its shortcomings

29 May 2022 6:26 AM

Book review | Women need the facts on how to identify a Parsi

The DNA ancestry report of Parsis in India differs considerably from those of Iranians and Iranian Zoroastrians, reveals the author

29 May 2022 1:37 AM

Book Review | Why the ‘hardest’ journalism is exactly what matters most

Rather than fix our data collection problems, the pandemic only made them worse

29 May 2022 12:49 AM

Book Review | History of Indian nation-building from the standpoint of Rahul Bajaj

There are three ways to understand the country’s journey — textbooks, history books and biographies of well-known personalities

22 May 2022 1:20 AM

Book Review | Of death’s grim reapers, their wishes, hurts and revelations

James' 7th novel, and 2nd to be translated into English, is a deep meditation on time and the chaos that ensues when it is annihilated

22 May 2022 1:04 AM