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Book Review | Doughty subaltern teen beats trafficking, shows community new future

There is intrigue, excitement, suspense and action.

20 Aug 2023 12:27 AM

Book Review | Secrets & surprises: Oral testimonies of India’s contemporary history

What Chowdhury unfolds is an engrossing narrative of event, turns out to be a political thriller.

20 Aug 2023 12:15 AM

Book Review | A family’s quest amid shifting sands of identity

The author has dedicated the book to the rootless, separated, identity-less people, victims of war and Partition.

20 Aug 2023 12:08 AM

Book Review | An English garden opens window to healing

Odd though it may seem, this sadness that you don’t expect to find in a feel-good book is what makes it work so well.

13 Aug 2023 12:05 AM

Book Review | Why India forgot Syud Hossain, its first ambassador to Cairo

For those seeking to understand the context of the Khilafat Movement, the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, look no further.

13 Aug 2023 12:05 AM


Book Review | White is might in opium memoir that unmasks Britain, America

In Smoke and Ashes, his new book of nonfiction, Ghosh returns to opium.

06 Aug 2023 12:16 AM

Book Review | 3 generations of family grapple with curse

Nothing in this novel sets off a yawn because we meet people from all walks of life.

06 Aug 2023 12:12 AM

Book Review | A literary thriller parsing corruption and class

Age of Vice is about Ajay, a dalit from an Uttar Pradesh village who is trafficked at the age of eight to work as a servant in the mountains

30 Jul 2023 12:10 AM

Book Review | In defence of living things, big and small

The story has a powerful message that renders its effect both long-lasting and satisfying.

30 Jul 2023 12:10 AM

Book Review | What we don’t talk about when we talk about China

The book is designed to explain China’s past and present in a succinct, step-by-step manner which makes it easy to comprehend.

30 Jul 2023 12:05 AM


Book Review | Politician’s debut flags caste in Sikh diaspora

The novel examines ways of configuring human relationships with empathy and kindness.

23 Jul 2023 12:14 AM

Book Review | Even nostalgia has its limits in this science fantasy on decades past

Time Shelter is, perhaps, one of the most brilliant books of our time.

23 Jul 2023 12:08 AM

Book Review | How to rehumanise the workplace in the era of cyborgs

The fear is, machines could become sentient in the not-too-distant future.

23 Jul 2023 12:04 AM

Book Review | When Oman ruled Indian Ocean and how Dar es Salaam copied Bombay

This book is an important contribution for those who want to understand slave trade in the Indian Ocean.

16 Jul 2023 12:30 AM

Book Review | How BSF was the first to launch the war to liberate Bangladesh

The book is dotted with the untold story of BSF heroes who were the first to extend the hand of friendship to the rebels against Pakistan.

16 Jul 2023 12:07 AM


Book Review | Jagadish Bose, idealist who shone against odds

Wan is strong at delineating the overwhelming odds Bose had to overcome all through his life.

16 Jul 2023 12:01 AM

Book Review | What pooped on my step and other whodunits

This is a book that would be anagreeable gift for young daughters and sons or nieces and nephews.

09 Jul 2023 12:15 AM

Book Review | American slams J&K policy but doesn’t factor Islamist militancy

It took the author 15 years to rustle up a book on his Kashmir experiences.

09 Jul 2023 12:05 AM

Book Review | T.N. Seshan enforced the rulebook, gave EC its formidable reputation

Many believe that Seshan put the fear of the Election Commission in the hearts of politicians.

09 Jul 2023 12:05 AM

Book review | Slow & lovely dive into a middle class Indian girl’s young angst

The entire book is about secrets. Secrets held by Mallika, the protagonist

03 Jul 2023 1:04 AM