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Books

A young writer’s food for the soul

She realised her urge to tell food stories after finishing her training as a journalist.

27 Jun 2018 12:47 AM

High on haibun

Rochelle Potkar’s Paper Asylum is a refreshing reinvention of a unique Japanese form of writing.

27 Jun 2018 12:46 AM

Of dreams and vision, hopes and desires

And so I commend these poems and perhaps they might move others, as they have moved me.

24 Jun 2018 2:24 AM

A little more humour would have done the trick

The depiction of Priya and Chirag’s deathly dull and boring marriage works well, though.

24 Jun 2018 12:41 AM

Reading a cinematic masterpiece, literally

The only way the novelised Nayak can find readers is by reviving the enthusiasm that one might have felt when one first saw the film.

24 Jun 2018 12:39 AM

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How Alice in Wonderland came into being

Even Macmillan was not prepared for the reception the public accorded to Alice in Wonderland.

22 Jun 2018 1:11 AM

‘It’s delightful to capture N-E faces’

The book took a decade to shoot, and the idea of the book kept floating in and out of my creative senses for nearly two years

22 Jun 2018 1:00 AM

Understanding the disturbed mind

What doctors want for patients of maniac depression is a placid, calm and harmonious state.

22 Jun 2018 12:59 AM

Voices that must be heard!

I want our voice to be heard as strong women who demand justice in this inhuman social structure,” she signs off.

20 Jun 2018 12:47 AM

She’s a flawless feminist

himamanda Ngozi Adichie needs no introduction for literary lovers.

20 Jun 2018 12:47 AM

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A bookish affair

Megha hopes the hashtag TheCoffeeExchange will help drive support for the initiative.

20 Jun 2018 12:39 AM

Unravelling the mystery around Bhagwan Rajneesh

Sheela eventually plea-bargained a 39-month prison sentence, and after that was served, shifted to Europe to pull her life together post Rajneesh.

17 Jun 2018 1:41 AM

Definitely not an edge of the seat thriller

The slow pace of the book is a big letdown as are the innumerable characters who flit in and out of the story.

17 Jun 2018 1:38 AM

An authentic take on how most Pakistanis feel about terrorism

The Army termed the matter as a threat to national security while the journalist who wrote the piece was banned from travelling.

15 Jun 2018 1:24 AM

Turning recorded experience into fiction

The Last Email is less a work of the imagination than an experiment at turning recorded experience into fiction.

15 Jun 2018 1:21 AM

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Transit Lounge: A techie’s account of travelling to 30 countries

In conversation, author Sunil Mishra talks about the book, and talks about how travelling as an overall experience, has changed over years.

14 Jun 2018 8:44 PM

Retelling history: Walking with the warrior-king Samudragupta

Yoddha, according to author Rajat Pillai is a ‘saga on the human condition and how true leaders emerge out of extreme adversity.’

13 Jun 2018 9:13 PM

Fourth book of Pranab's political memoir series to talk of Rashtrapati Bhavan days

The Presidential Years is slated for released in December to coincide with Mukherjee's birthday on December 11.

12 Jun 2018 6:44 PM

Comey calls Trump unfit, ‘A mafia warlord’

Comey narrates the story of his entire life as a principled fight against bullies, without sounding preachy or unreal.

10 Jun 2018 1:26 AM

‘I have tried to clear, straighten the record over the politics around 2G’

But that fair value has to be contrasted with the social justice objective that has to be achieved.

08 Jun 2018 12:40 AM

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