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Books

Democracy past its prime, but still resilient

Finally there is the fear of a technological takeover. Current-day unintelligent but super-efficient machines already have the ability to learn.

16 Sep 2018 12:11 AM

Reviving the Maratha glory

The author shares that he had to deal with writer’s block while writing the novel.

13 Sep 2018 6:04 AM

A young girl’s Partition account

Veena Hiranandani’s The Night Diary views the trauma of the Partition through the eyes of a 12-year-old.

13 Sep 2018 5:58 AM

The gods bestow a favour

Raja Rao had started his literary career at the age of 15 initially in Kannada and later in English.

13 Sep 2018 12:42 AM

Gulzar: Lyricist, director and a doting father

Written beautifully, Because he is… is a must read for Bollywood fans, Urdu lovers and young parents!

09 Sep 2018 12:15 AM

A lovely story, but feels unreal

It would be a book firmly anchored in place and time, solid as only a feast can be.

09 Sep 2018 12:13 AM

‘It’s wrong of parents to presume they know better’

The book has also been translated in Hindi by Yashwant Vyas as Woh Jo Hai.

05 Sep 2018 12:31 AM

Do give a damn, for the right reasons!

Choose your battles wisely and make informed decisions is what the author advocates, albeit in a nonchalant manner.

05 Sep 2018 12:31 AM

A racy read with lots of laugh-out-loud moments

The story is extremely readable, the credit for it goes to the decent writing style.

02 Sep 2018 12:10 AM

Immensely readable, but only about Atal

Some explanations are rather too pat, some observations are superficial, but it is that sort of a book.

02 Sep 2018 12:10 AM