Before talking about the book The Fifth Gospel, we need to discuss two issues. First, the four commonly followed Gospels of Christianity, those of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John; and second, the Shroud of Turin.
Even after 20-odd years in journalism (and sometimes things can get very odd indeed), this is something I truly believe: that every person on this planet has a fascinating story.
Debutante author Zaarra Khader has hosted radio shows, produced TV shows and even written jingles for advertising campaigns, but the 29-year-old engineer tells us that her main interest was always in
Twenty-year-old author Bilal Siddiqi’s debut book is an espionage thriller with a protagonist as magnetic as Bond
Before reviewing Poonam Saxena’s English translation of Dharamvir Bharati’s novel Gunahon ka Devta, I decided to re-read the Hindi original, which I had last read in college. What I remembered was a hyper-romantic story about thwarted love, one so melodramatic that I had trouble believing any of it, even as a gullible undergraduate.
Reading Wallflowers, the impressive debut collection of short stories by Eliza Robertson, is a slightly painful experience. Not because of any fault in the prose, she is pitch perfect in the way she externalises her characters’ thoughts. Nor does it have to do with a flaw in pace or plotting.
Sujata Rajpal’s debut novel The Other End of the Corridor is the story about finding one’s strengths in adversities and staying steadfast about one’s dreams.
Room 000 is a non-fiction account of The Bombay Plague of 1896 which killed around 20 million people in the city in a span of two decades