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Romanticising Romance

This collaborative book offers a collection of 250 stories out of 11,000 entries from India.

27 Dec 2018 8:09 AM

Modern sexual aesthetics meet ancient India

Light, breezy and witty, “Kama’s Last Sutra” is an enjoyable book to curl up with.

23 Dec 2018 1:01 AM

When giving up is not an option

‘Being Reshma’ is a book about by a young girl who rose from being just a victim of an acid-attack.

23 Dec 2018 12:57 AM

Battle between Kartikeya and Surapadma

The child, Kartikeya, son of Lord Shiva and Parvati, struggling with the mysteries of life.

16 Dec 2018 12:10 AM

A #MeToo story, but not exactly sparkling

Anshu, the heroine, is a strong woman, a successful businessperson, a woman who’s been through pain and loss.

16 Dec 2018 12:09 AM

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A wake-up call on the growing threat to India from China

The Chinese threat has not receded and the Chinese leadership still looks to Mao for guidance, the author argues.

14 Dec 2018 12:34 AM

Shaping young minds

Sudha Murty has built a repository of literature to celebrate mythology.

13 Dec 2018 12:26 AM

All manner of tragedies

Much like his acclaimed 2011 novel, The Sisters Brothers, though, this latest book too is haunted by death.

13 Dec 2018 12:25 AM

Why are Vishnu’s avatars, Ram and Krishna, opposites?

Krishna married eight women and gave protection to 16,100 women.

09 Dec 2018 12:58 AM

The many shades of Jehangir, a quirky Emperor

The third Mughal Emperor, Akbar the Great, built an empire which “grew so large and so rich that it might have toppled the balance of the world”.

09 Dec 2018 12:57 AM

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Book review: Voice of the Runes by Manjiri Prabhu, chilling tale of love and deceit

Author cleverly captures readers’ imagination all the while dropping hints at what maybe that what everything really appears to be.

08 Dec 2018 2:11 PM

‘He was clearly a man in a hurry,’ claims new book on Narendra Modi

Creative Disruptor - The Maker of New India is written by former Organiser editor R Balashankar.

07 Dec 2018 10:16 AM

End hostilities, antagonism to live in peace

The book is a valuable addition to the literature on India Pakistan relations.

07 Dec 2018 4:54 AM

Life & times of Bhishma

Here is an epic that treads a different path.

06 Dec 2018 12:19 AM

Ode to the Deccani art

The rich art and craft heritage of the plateau is the focus of this historical book.

06 Dec 2018 12:19 AM

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Didi: Her turf, on her terms

Mamata emerged from her one-room house with shouts of “Mamata Banerjee zindabad”.

02 Dec 2018 1:40 AM

Gilkey, whose love for books became an obsession

Gilkey committed his first crime at the age of nine or 10 where he quietly shoplifted a baseball catcher’s mitt.

30 Nov 2018 1:03 AM

Martial law & Dyer’s raj of terror: Amritsar 1919

On the evening of 14 April, the attempt to terrorise the residents of Amritsar continued with the arrival of Dyer at the Kotwali.

30 Nov 2018 1:00 AM

A journey beyond words

The fictional account of Naddiyaa’s life sensitively highlights the dynamics of family relationships.

29 Nov 2018 12:18 AM

Catcher in the fry

When it comes to audio books and podcasts... there is a brand new world waiting to be unearthed.

29 Nov 2018 12:18 AM

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