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Books

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

Modern take on Lear

A debut novel adapts a Shakespearean tragedy and sets it in modern India.

22 Nov 2017 2:51 AM

Book review: It doesn’t leave you for days

Victor’s memories of school lead to memories of his life after school, as a speaker unafraid to share his opinions on any issue.

19 Nov 2017 1:31 AM

Book review: King Lear revisited ...in a business clan

There are other versions of the story of this mythological pre-Roman Celtic King Leir of Britain in which good actually trumps evil.

19 Nov 2017 1:28 AM

Where a book finds a shelf

The idea to create a platform for authors had been germinating in Lavanya’s mind for quite a while.

18 Nov 2017 1:08 AM

Hearing stories: Audiobooks may become next big thing

There is an interesting anecdote to the history of promoting audiobooks.

17 Nov 2017 1:09 AM

Fatal attraction

Tangled tales of young love, heartbreak, perversion, bitterness, sexual predators and a serial killer on the hunt.

15 Nov 2017 12:10 AM

Book review: It makes you fall in love with the hills

I want to explore the Himalayas with this book, just as the author did, not zip past them.

12 Nov 2017 1:13 AM