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Books | The Asian Age

Sucheta Dasgupta | JLF 2021: Tharoor skewers Sandel

It’s not just about creative writing; the Jaipur Literature Festival is a festival of ideas

28 Feb 2021 4:35 AM

Mohan Ramaswamy | The ocean, not Himalayas: Presenting the South India story

It was most fascinating to pore over the book on modern South India which is a history from the 17th century right up to the modern times

28 Feb 2021 4:11 AM

Ranjona Banerji | How atavism became ideology and Hindutva ambushed India

'Our Hindu Rashtra' is more a presentation of our recent history from the perspective of democracy

28 Feb 2021 4:09 AM

Clever treatise marries economics, storytelling

Dr Sudipta Sarangi weaves anecdotes and economic incidents with fascinating studies in her book The Economics of Small Things

21 Feb 2021 4:15 AM

‘India’s diversity a fact of life that can’t be wished away’

The book is a recollection from memory, says Hamid Ansari on his autobiography

07 Feb 2021 12:45 PM


The suicide attempt: ‘Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam is the story of our lives’

It was while this movie shooting Guru Dutt and Geeta had grown further apart

07 Feb 2021 12:42 PM

Book REVIEW | Privilege-bound but absorbing study of rural Sri Lanka

A deeply absorbing novel of the old school, Beautiful Place is strongest when it portrays the worlds that the author is familiar with

07 Feb 2021 12:38 PM

That ‘Aladdin’s cave’ feeling

The book is a testament to the power and to the joy of reading

31 Jan 2021 12:14 AM

Exposing the Yes Bank crisis

Pavan C. Lall’s latest book, Yes Man: The Untold Story of Rana Kapoor, is a thrilling account of the rise and fall of Rana Kapoor

27 Jan 2021 5:40 PM

Join the dots to find the answer

Ever been at a crossroads and wondered how to proceed? Joining the dots with the aid of a self-help book could be the answer!

20 Jan 2021 3:00 PM


A behind-the-scenes look into the mad ad world

The novel based on the advertising world was produced in a unique way, making it a World Record contender

20 Jan 2021 12:27 PM

Book REVIEW | A middle-aged writer navigates an alt-right world

Red Pill is a novel for our times—it captures the anxiety of ordinary citizens over growing racism and nationalism

17 Jan 2021 10:58 AM

Book REVIEW | A captain’s frank perspective on an unjust and devious war

A Ridge Too Far is a catchy but apt title reminiscent of A Bridge Too Far authored by Cornelius Ryan and made into a movie

17 Jan 2021 9:37 AM

Book REVIEW | What happens to women in a matriarchy, and other secrets

Mouthwatering descriptions of food have become a requisite for such novels but Gazi adds a twist to her descriptions

17 Jan 2021 8:03 AM

Top 10 Indian Best Selling Books: Fiction and Non Fiction

Ultimate guide for book lovers

07 Jan 2021 4:14 AM


BOOK REVIEW | What are the books we are excited about in 2021?

So many frills, thrills and spills! Reading good literature will help survive this pandemic

03 Jan 2021 4:53 AM

Book REVIEW | The importance of being earnest in a villainish and banal world

The Impeccable Integrity of Ruby R. is not a political novel. It’s a novel set in politics, but it’s about Ruby and no one else.

20 Dec 2020 8:21 AM

Book REVIEW | A maverick cop’s gripping autobiography

The heart of the book is gripping not on account of any juicy, lazy gossip about key people

20 Dec 2020 7:41 AM

‘Even forthright women can be submissive’

Around the time she asked me to translate her book we had grown quite close, without really realising it - Shahana Raza

06 Dec 2020 10:52 AM

Book REVIEW | How Mowgli grew up, grew old and loved his mothers

The book chronicles Daniel’s journey in life, from the jungle to civilisation, from childhood till his sixties

06 Dec 2020 10:03 AM