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Book review

Book Review | China standoff at LAC to boomerang on itself

China’s LAC stand-off may actually be a nightmare for its never-tested-in-battle troops

09 Jun 2024 12:04 AM

Book Review | India, essentially liberal? If not, should we celebrate the death of its promise?

The author is a retired corporate honcho and a marketing wizard

27 Apr 2024 1:30 PM

Book Review | Manifesto of Indian citizen shows constant vigil must for democracy

This is a remarkably simple but effective method of reminding citizenry that a fight for democratic rights and privileges is ongoing

20 Apr 2024 12:47 PM

Book Excerpt | How Telugu films celebrate folk heroes and NTR created Bobbili sub-genre

Folk stories are also where Telugu cinema draws its method of exaggerated emotions from.

31 Mar 2024 12:05 AM

Book Review | Nature the teacher in land of renunciation

The book is many-layered as it moves between the past and the present. Memory and its sister recollection imbue the lives of the characters.

30 Mar 2024 11:05 PM


Book Review | Old-fashioned heist thriller goes down to the wire

Can the thieves get the better of the police or will the police force outsmart them?

07 Jan 2024 12:00 AM

Book Review | An obtrusive storyteller’s fascinating project

A series of Indian scents takes the reader on a journey far and wide

07 Jan 2024 12:00 AM

Book Review | Roman lives curiously radiate that sinking feeling

Jhumpa Lahiri is an acquired taste

17 Dec 2023 2:17 AM

Book Review | Heady Mughal thriller combines intrigue and art

There’s a good story here. With a little more research, much more depth, and mature telling, it could have been a masterpiece

17 Dec 2023 1:59 AM

Book Excerpt | India’s growth story diverges from the pan-Asian narrative

Excerpted with permission of the publisher from 'Breaking the Mould: Reimagining India's Economic Future'

17 Dec 2023 1:44 AM


Book Review | Spectres and spirits of Bengal past

Sucheta Dasgupta has carefully selected and translated six of Mukhopadhyay's stories in the folk/fairy tale and fantasy genre

17 Dec 2023 1:35 AM

Book Review | Of crookedness, conscience and a spoofy tour of Harlem

Carney is determined to beg, steal, or borrow, but none of his friends or old contacts in the criminal world can help

10 Dec 2023 12:00 AM

Book Review | Ode to Bollywood, memory and the power of cinema

A Bollywood State of Mind is a biography punctuated and headlined, quite literally, by Hindi film titles, songs, trivia, and dialogues

10 Dec 2023 12:00 AM

A Jamaican survivor chronicles Americana

People who burn themselves up in pursuit of survival — rarely survive anyone or anything

22 Oct 2023 12:00 AM

Provocative analysis inspires fresh look at Sino-US power strife

The writer underplays China’s aggressiveness in South and East China Seas and across Line of Actual Control (LAC) between India and China

08 Oct 2023 12:00 AM


Is anonymity extinct? What about privacy

Duplicate software have come out in the wake of Clearview which is still highly controversial

08 Oct 2023 12:00 AM

Cozy murder mystery begs for a sequel

A person in great need of a psychologist herself, and a most irritating individual to boot

08 Oct 2023 12:00 AM

Book Celebrating Jogathi Hero Cuts Corners

The book, From Manjunath to Manjamma, has been written by Harsha Bhat, a journalist and former senior sub-editor of Swarajya

01 Oct 2023 12:00 AM

Politics, Pakistan were the two fatal attractions of Aiyar’s life

Do we really believe all Pakistanis are jihadis

24 Sep 2023 12:00 AM

Book Review | Salim Ali: An unlikely beginning, a great end

It’s the author’s well-founded belief that Salim Ali’s life offers today’s children a role model.

27 Aug 2023 12:05 AM