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Books

How Tibet lost its independence and India its gentle neighbour

It relates to the sequence of events and the role of KM Panikkar, the Indian Ambassador in China, during the weeks after the invasion of Tibet.

23 Mar 2018 12:41 AM

A unique book on Indira

Indira by Devapriya Roy and Priya Kuriyan is an intriguing work on the life of Indira Gandhi.

22 Mar 2018 12:19 AM

Indian publisher lands in fix for featuring Hitler as ‘great leader’ on cover

Organisation questioned publisher B Jain’s Pegasus division of incorporating picture and asked them to pull book from stores and site.

21 Mar 2018 4:26 PM

‘The busier I am, the luckier I get at cracking plots’

Speak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov. So suffused as it is with sensory images that I can read and be dazzled by it over and over.

21 Mar 2018 12:15 AM

Bollywood on a list

One of Diptakirti’s favourite nuggets in his latest offering is what he likes to call songs of separation.

21 Mar 2018 12:14 AM

Cracking symbols the Dan Brown way

The stakes are high — a terrorist group is plotting to destroy India’s most significant and recognisable symbol of Mughal architecture.

18 Mar 2018 1:42 AM

A tale not for the faint-hearted

Jasoda begins stoic and remains so going about the business of living life the best she can.

18 Mar 2018 1:41 AM

A bit of science, innovation and a lot of story telling

A bit of science, innovation and a lot of story telling

16 Mar 2018 9:28 PM

The man who beat Hawking at more than table tennis

Hawking had posed a query and this was clarified by Narlikar, saying that Hawking had missed the “non-linear” character of his presentation.

16 Mar 2018 1:22 AM

‘I get so mad when people say they are not feminists’

Kiran started her journey to fame with her much-appreciated blogs, but they have changed drastically since she started blogging.

11 Mar 2018 12:38 AM