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Books | The Asian Age

Mythological fantasy thriller that is rich in imagery

The story starts with a gruesome triple homicide in a suburb of Mumbai which keeps the Mumbai police force guessing as to the identity of the killer.

21 Apr 2019 9:16 PM

A call to arms for Gandhi’s Hindus

As time moves forward, Hindu Rashtra will take its rightful place as a well-researched attempt to explain the unfolding of the Modi years.

21 Apr 2019 7:59 PM

Of Sangh personalities in power

The orthodoxy that holds together Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay’s 11 doesn’t always translate into liberal economics.

21 Apr 2019 6:38 PM

‘All decisions in life are made from the head or the heart’

Raghav spent the next week overcoming his jet lag and answering questions every few hours on what would he like for his meals.

19 Apr 2019 7:31 AM

A ticket to read: The joy of reading in one’s travels

As far as books are concerned, the e-book revolution has converted a section of readers who only read from a device and not from print.

19 Apr 2019 12:14 AM

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A true love saga

Steps Taking Backward is a step taken to bring a love story to the next level, where nothing can stop two people in love from uniting.

18 Apr 2019 11:56 PM

‘Start-up’ something like love

Author Sheila Kumar’s new book Our Start-Up Affair shows us how beautiful love can be even in metropolitan city.

18 Apr 2019 11:51 PM

When rivalry trumped decorum in the highest court

One can discern a note of despair in the title of Fali Nariman's book, God Save the Hon'ble Supreme Court.

14 Apr 2019 4:59 AM

Communalism couldn’t hold back this ‘Sarkari Mussalman’

Adopted by his mother’s sister, Zameer spent his first five years with her and his maternal grandfather, from whom he learnt horse riding.

12 Apr 2019 2:05 AM

A Riveting Read

Filled with interesting anecdotes and well known truisms, former US Attorney Preet Bharara’s debut book Doing Justice dishes out good advice.

10 Apr 2019 12:20 AM

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Persuasive argument against death penalty

In India, from the time of Raja Nand Kumar’s case (1775) to the decision of the Supreme Court in the Bachan Singh case (1980).

07 Apr 2019 3:47 AM

Scholarly, racy: Twin retellings of Bloody Baisakhi

Udham Singh, a Sikh orphan who was radicalised by the massacre, spent his life hunting down the man he held ultimately responsible.

07 Apr 2019 3:38 AM

Goodbye Dhanesh Jain, Ratna Sagar’s gentle giant

The received wisdom then and even now was that return on investment was better in textbook publishing and best in school textbooks.

05 Apr 2019 1:12 AM

The weight of sheer numbers in changing history’s course

nyone even slightly interested in the story of humankind's continuing evolution must read it.

05 Apr 2019 1:09 AM

A tale from Bihar of 90s

Author Abdullah Khan’s debut novel Patna Blues delves into the life of a civil service aspirant Muslim boy in Bihar.

03 Apr 2019 1:40 AM

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An epic retelling

Amit Majmudar’s novel narrates the saga of a popular epic in a gripping manner.

03 Apr 2019 1:40 AM

‘World is the best teacher’

Kartikeya Ladha is travelling through Southwest India on foot to meet people and write his second book.

01 Apr 2019 12:34 AM

Knowing India through festivals and recipes

It is both no-nonsense and entertaining, and put together with a great deal of care and humour.

31 Mar 2019 4:49 AM

Otherness and unbelonging in the Northeast

The focus of the Partition of India has for too long been on the line drawn on India’s western border, through Punjab.

31 Mar 2019 4:43 AM

Boldly questioning the climate status quo

The Arctic, Russia, the Nordic countries and Canada would be temperate, safe havens, which survivors would fight to access.

31 Mar 2019 4:38 AM

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