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An unflinching look at death, celebrating beauty amid loss

They are trying to show their past avatars as functional members of society.

22 Sep 2019 2:54 AM

Thriller as a parable of PM Modi’s India

The book, as the title suggests, is based in the national capital.

22 Sep 2019 2:49 AM

Would you date Alexa if she had a mind of her own?

In the last two decades, both artificial intelligence and robotics have developed significantly and seem to permeate all aspects of our lives.

20 Sep 2019 2:19 AM

Grim, moving stories alter your worldview

The trouble is that India has never really known how to address poverty by delivering quality education to the poor.

20 Sep 2019 2:12 AM

Agents anonymous

Author Anup Vijay cooks up a RAW thriller with his audiobook in Hindi — Zero to Bravo.

18 Sep 2019 12:09 AM

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For the thrill of crime fiction

Rajesh Shankaran’s second crime thriller, Switch in Time, is inspired by women who defy old patriarchal norms.

18 Sep 2019 12:07 AM

Emergency, scrutinised through the female gaze

It is too easy to just set it in the Emergency or in India and the world of the 1970s.

15 Sep 2019 1:32 AM

A searing portrait of how NRC has Assam locked in a time warp

A considerable amount of the work is also finessed by her own networks of family and friends as well as professional contacts built up over the years.

15 Sep 2019 1:28 AM

One filmmaker’s campaign for nature, children of soil

The following year, the filmmaker went back to Netarhat to zoom in on the issue of deforestation; seven films came out of the workshop held in 2017.

13 Sep 2019 1:02 AM

Curated evenings for poetry connoisseurs

Initiatives like ‘Poetry under the Pilkan Tree’ offer poets a warm, appreciative, environment with an engaged audience of literary aficionados.

13 Sep 2019 12:55 AM

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Coming-of-age page turner!

Whether you have grown up in Delhi or not, Yashodhara Lal’s new novel will transport you to your childhood.

11 Sep 2019 1:05 AM

Chilling to the core

Ex-Naval officer Kulpreet Yadav and actor Sushant Singh have co-authored Queens of Crime.

11 Sep 2019 1:05 AM

Platonic or corporeal? What Jawaharlal Nehru shared with Edwina

At first, they had written to each other every day, but within a year it was weekly and by 1954, it was fortnightly.

08 Sep 2019 2:42 AM

Kashmir’s still waters run deep

Doing so, he feels, would create the positivity needed to allow the new arrangements to reflect the spirit of the people of Kashmir.

08 Sep 2019 2:36 AM

Witty historical fantasy sadly loses the plot

Two more sets stood a merciful distance away. Ten bodies on each, long dead, missing limbs and most of their faces.

08 Sep 2019 2:32 AM

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Whistle-blower vs Ranbaxy saga asks disturbing questions

New York-based journalist Eban’s 482-page book is truly an eye-opener.

08 Sep 2019 2:28 AM

What happened to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose?

The supposed funeral of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was held on September 18, 1945, in the cold darkness of a wintry Japanese night.

06 Sep 2019 1:36 AM

Beware of that book on your shelf!

The book on one’s shelf at home, somewhat innocuous and a source of pride and joy, is no longer so.

06 Sep 2019 1:28 AM

A wicked view of the Indian uni experience

Set in the English Department of a sprawling university in Pune known as the Oxford of the East, we meet the most idiosyncratic faculty ever.

01 Sep 2019 3:26 AM

Who were the three guardian angels in Anupam Kher’s life?

Prime Minister Indira Gandhi imposed internal Emergency on 25 June 1975, which lasted till end-March 1977.

01 Sep 2019 3:22 AM

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