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139th Day Of Lockdown

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  Books

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Laughter, emails and adventures of young girlfriends

If at all you’re floundering in sadness, read To Night Owl From Dogfish. I guarantee it’ll get you laughing again.

14 Jul 2019 7:58 AM

The Chennai deluge: Reflections, reportage, love and tragedy

New love blooms, despite the fact that some vested interests used the social media to spread rumours and magnify their religious prejudices.

14 Jul 2019 7:53 AM

Writers are being marginalised: Amitav Ghosh

Acclaimed author Amitav Ghosh talks about his latest book Gun Island, the role of fiction, and the threats against the independence of writers.

14 Jul 2019 2:20 AM

Being Abhimanyu

The book, a modern adaptation of the Mahabharata, retells the epic tale from the perspective of Abhimanyu.

10 Jul 2019 2:15 AM

On a bicycle named Quest…

The new non-fiction novel titled Grit, Gravel and Gear tells the tale of cyclist and author Dhruv Bogra’s 400-day adventure.

10 Jul 2019 2:15 AM

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Demystifying Bitcoin to harness it for change

I wanted to write a book that would simplify and demystify these complex subjects for the lay person, says Rachna Singh.

08 Jul 2019 4:00 AM

Seven wordsmiths work the magic of the poetic tongue

Subtle turns of phrase and immediacy in her verse draw the unsuspecting readers into her intimate worldview.

05 Jul 2019 1:39 AM

Reinventing Kabir in an age of bigotry and unreason

The 15th century Kabir has perpetually remained an enigma. His faith, religion and beliefs were all suspect.

05 Jul 2019 1:30 AM

Where Nehru failed, Vajpayee excelled

The admiral reveals how a statesman-like Prime Minister took pains to gain insights into its diverse Armed Forces.

05 Jul 2019 1:20 AM

Forbidden Love

A coming of age story from Afghanistan, the book takes you on a journey of two teens and their star-crossed paths.

03 Jul 2019 1:03 AM

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Secure, serene and sinister

No Trespassing puts everyday life in elite gated spaces under the microscope and finds the dangerous organisms that thrive in that environment.

03 Jul 2019 1:03 AM

Lid off Bollywood secrets, gritty cancer battle in Lisa’s story

Insanely wealthy Indian men do not exactly shine in her recollections.

30 Jun 2019 7:49 AM

An anthropologist works out what it is to be a Maoist

The Central Committee leader she was to meet was the soft spoken and urbane Gyanji (name changed), a much-wanted man on the police list.

30 Jun 2019 7:46 AM

‘In a democracy, know how to win gracefully’

Altogether 4,412 representatives will be chosen for these various Legislatures.

28 Jun 2019 2:00 AM

Is Rajat Gupta indeed the ‘unluckiest man in the world’?

Rajaratnam had been under federal investigation for some time and his calls were being wire-tapped.

28 Jun 2019 1:52 AM

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Art thriller studies the obsession to possess a soul

A grand temporary structure called the Crystal Palace is being built for the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations.

23 Jun 2019 7:22 AM

Fear, humour mix in sadly prescient saga of our times

Not just a love between people but a love for an idea that is right, that is humane, that is a counter to hate, anger and violence.

23 Jun 2019 7:16 AM

Did you know that laughter is the secret of leadership?

Call us snobs, but the only cards we accept are our own.

21 Jun 2019 3:46 AM

Gentle, urgent, sensual offerings of fine fiction

Some of the others I have read and come across in various journals and magazines, such as the Granta, Berlin Quarterly and Open.

21 Jun 2019 3:43 AM

A light tale of hope and compassion

Uzma Jalaluddin’s Ayesha at Last weaves a romantic comedy that validates the experiences of the South Asian-Muslim diaspora in Canada.

19 Jun 2019 12:08 AM

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