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Books

A book born out of curiosity over spices

Reshii eventually solved the kalpasi mystery, but it is her descriptions of situations like this that make her book so very engaging.

03 Dec 2017 1:02 AM

Celebrating Jane Austen’s world in modern society

Sukhera puts it down as being the relevance of Austen’s works even in contemporary world.

01 Dec 2017 2:58 AM

Say no more

In the 1980s, two of the greatest book collections in history were auctioned at astronomical values.

01 Dec 2017 1:03 AM

Capturing Kashmir from reel to real life

We talk to Karan about his new innings as a writer and how he researched for the book.

29 Nov 2017 3:34 AM

Spilling the beans

Anita Kumar, who has come up with a brilliant book exploring confessions over coffee, talks about what inspires her.

29 Nov 2017 3:33 AM

A seedy saga of coke, lust and crime

The author tries to portray him with shades of grey, when in reality, Avinash is a white character.

26 Nov 2017 1:39 AM

Idolising hagiography that fails to take off

This book, in particular, reads like a public relations job.

26 Nov 2017 1:38 AM

Indian goddesses: Legends, realities

Local ideas of the Goddess are examined in the chapters on Vidhyavasini, Bhagavati, Sati and Seranvali.

26 Nov 2017 1:37 AM

Doing better in maths: Chinese tips

Malcolm Gladwell in his book The Outliers states we have different number-naming systems in Western and Asian languages.

24 Nov 2017 12:10 AM

Eavesdropping on old scandals

There’s something comforting about his story telling style — it is so nostalgically old fashioned.

22 Nov 2017 2:51 AM