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Books

Writeful reinvention

Pakistani author Sarvat Hasin takes the classic Little Women and sets it in the 1970s Pakistan, in her debut novel This Wide Night.

18 Jan 2017 12:41 AM

Tales from the battleground

Aditya Iyengar’s debut novel, The Thirteenth Day, explored the Kurukshetra War through the eyes of Yudhishthira, Karna and Abhimanyu.

18 Jan 2017 12:40 AM

Book review: A world full of Nakuls, Vidurs and Narads

Dvarca’s world is separated from our own only by a small stretch of the imagination.

15 Jan 2017 2:03 AM

Book review: Just the right dose of wit, laughter

The book starts with Heffley, who has seen a movie as a little kid about a man whose whole life is secretly filmed for a TV show

15 Jan 2017 1:56 AM

A brilliant chronicle of racist thinking

The book’s title comes from a speech by Jefferson Davis, given the year before he became president of the Confederate states.

13 Jan 2017 2:00 AM

A holistic view of India’s security

The chapter on internal security situation analyses the relevant factors for sustenance of various outfits.

13 Jan 2017 1:49 AM

Mind is ultimate weapon in thriller set in Mohenjo Daro

This is in the end a thriller dominated by women — with the mind acting as the ultimate weapon in a patriarchal male dominated society.

11 Jan 2017 12:26 AM

Heroine-ism

There have been warriors, rulers and leaders among women, but only a handful remain in our memories.

11 Jan 2017 12:24 AM

2017 Reading order

2017 is an exciting year for books in India. Arundhati Roy, Kamila Shamsie and Mohsin Hamid will return with new offerings.

08 Jan 2017 3:56 AM

Bose: A case of what could have been

Gandhi put him under Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das, whom Bose later acknowledged as his political guru.

06 Jan 2017 12:51 AM