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Book Review | Oh, the joy of the book hunt, the thrill of wishful contemplation

Can we be treated to a display and exhibition of Pradeep’s collection?

02 Apr 2023 12:52 AM

Book Review | A joyous romp that’s thought-provoking

Mathai’s collection is enviably varied and magical.

02 Apr 2023 12:48 AM

Book Review | Listen to your body, not your brain, when it comes to food!

Review of 'Gastronama: The Indian Guide to Eating Right' by Kalpish Ratna.

26 Mar 2023 12:16 AM

Book Review | Could our civil service be less rule-oriented, more efficient?

Review of 'Transforming the Steel Frame: Promise and Paradox of Civil Service Reform' edited by Vinod Rai.

26 Mar 2023 12:11 AM

Rupa Gulab | Bring on the intrigue amid Dhaka high life

Review of 'The Inheritors' by Nadeem Zaman.

19 Mar 2023 12:45 AM


Book Review | Masters and seekers unravel philosophy of the Himalayas

Review of 'Mystics and Sceptics: In Search of Himalayan Masters' edited by Namita Gokhale.

19 Mar 2023 12:43 AM

Book Review | A lively, intimate record of an epic cricket series

Cover photo of 'The Miracle Makers: Indian Cricket’s Greatest Epic' by Bharat Sundaresan with Gaurav Joshi

19 Mar 2023 12:06 AM

Book Review | VGS, Anil Ambani, Mallya, Goyal — four horsemen of the apocalypse

Review of 'Unfinished Business: Evolving Capitalism in the World’s Largest Democracy' by Nandini Vijayaraghavan

19 Mar 2023 12:04 AM

Book Review | Bouquet of surprises bound to change your outlook on conservation

Review of 'At the Feet of Living Things: Twenty-Five Years of Wildlife Research and Conservation in India'

12 Mar 2023 12:38 AM

Book Review | Naturalist’s whodunit is crisp and satisfying

Review of 'Death in Shambles' by Stephen Alter.

12 Mar 2023 12:36 AM


Book Review | India-US ties: Will a shadow fall between friendship & alliance?

Review of 'Friends with Benefits: The India-US Story' by Seema Sirohi.

12 Mar 2023 12:33 AM

Book Review | No room for atavism if India hopes to be a leading world power

The first distinction of importance is the definition of world powers and where India stands or seeks to stand

04 Mar 2023 11:38 PM

Book Review | Cong vs BJP: ‘Ideological’ analysis rings hollow sans class perspective

A study of ideology can hardly be divested from an enquiry into class, which is not undertaken here

04 Mar 2023 10:59 PM

Book Review | Premchand’s grandchild curates her memories

Only when I had the book in my hands did I realise that Sara Rai is the granddaughter of that great writer in Hindi, Premchand

04 Mar 2023 10:49 PM

Book Review | Policies that leverage behavioural economics can effect positive change

One of the important tasks the book accomplishes is the systematic dismantling of various myths that tend to divide post-Independence history

26 Feb 2023 1:41 AM


Book Review | Shocking study on drug regulation leaves us wiser

What Thakur and Reddy have done here is a public service: To carefully lay out the problems we face when it comes to drug regulation.

26 Feb 2023 1:39 AM

Book Review | Allegory for a civilisation in crisis an ode to undying power of words

Despite its serious subtexts, however, Victory City is, first and foremost, a joyous outpouring of the author’s bravura imagination.

26 Feb 2023 1:37 AM

Book Review | Sensuous, meditative, Pico falters around people, but not with places

Kashmir and Broome are the parts when The Half Known Life is at its best. It suffers when the people Iyer meets do not really come alive.

19 Feb 2023 12:49 AM

Book Review | A captivating account of India’s biggest museum heist

Review of 'The Hyderabad Heist' by Sharmishtha Shenoy.

19 Feb 2023 12:44 AM

Book Review | De does not flinch from baring deepest frailties, darkest fears

Review of 'Insatiable' by Shobhaa De.

12 Feb 2023 12:36 AM