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A memoir that mind maps a creative genius

But poets generally tend to have their own unique and unpredictable style, one that is both charming and disarming.

26 May 2019 5:59 AM

The Unspeakable

Author and professor Saikat Majumder writes about relationships that are yet to be completely accepted by our ‘progressive’ society.

23 May 2019 1:38 AM

Happily ever after parting ways

Swati Kumari, who writes about socially relevant topics, talks about her new book Happily Married Happily Divorced.

23 May 2019 12:47 AM

Predictable teen romance shaped by emigration, loss

The reason being Susan’s parents want to give her better chances in life which studying and living in Canada will provide their only child.

20 May 2019 6:35 AM

You are responsible for your worldview, keep it simple

The pieces in Mouth Full of Blood are categorised into three parts: the political, Black matters, and Morrison on her books.

20 May 2019 6:29 AM

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Reclaiming the ‘soul of India’ a tall task for next government

Sahay makes a pertinent and extremely worrying point virtually on the eve of the electoral season’s D-Day.

17 May 2019 1:19 AM

Plurality tradition flows from epics

A text like the Mahabharata will have to be understood in the specific cultural and historical context in which it was narrated and written.

17 May 2019 1:14 AM

Cut above the rest

Sreemoyee Piu Kundu’s latest book traces the journey of a small-time Marathi theatre artiste.

16 May 2019 12:10 AM

Science fiction all too preoccupied with political griefs

In the modern world driven by technology, self-interest and consumerism, even the sea can vanish overnight (Stealing the Sea by Asif Aslam Farrukhi).

12 May 2019 12:11 AM

Fake news and India’s tryst with post-truth politics

The book is divided into 13 chapters with each separately addressing an area that attracted the attention of the purveyors of fake news.

12 May 2019 12:10 AM

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Thoughts on how to raise India’s abandoned children

The new facilities have separate suites for Bibi’s married ‘daughters’ who frequently visit their adopted mother.

10 May 2019 1:48 AM

Annadamangal and Bengal’s tryst with the printed word

The book narrativises an evidenced historical journey without losing sight of the topicality and contemporaneity of its theme.

10 May 2019 1:28 AM

In delectable foursome, craft marries sensibility

Mee and Juhibaby (Speaking Tiger) is the acclaimed actress, Susmita Mukherjee’s debut novel.

10 May 2019 1:17 AM

Love that crosses borders

Author and screenwriter Arpit Vageria’s latest book Love Knows No LOC narrates the story of an Indian cricketer and a Pakistani pop-star.

09 May 2019 5:56 AM

A ghostly tale

An intriguing read, Warlock by author Vickram E Diwan traces the roots of Indian tantrik activities that lead to a belief in paranormal events.

09 May 2019 5:52 AM

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How a mosque became a temple and besieged a nation

Acharya Narendra Dev lost by 1,000 or so votes to Baba Raghav Das.

05 May 2019 6:20 AM

Ayushman Bharat not enough, focus on primary healthcare

The obvious alternative is to make use of the informal providers who do have access to the patient population.

03 May 2019 1:59 AM

The quests that bind the teacher and the taught

The impact that great teachers have on their students in schools, colleges and even universities is remarkable.

03 May 2019 1:51 AM

Seize the moment

Author of The Beauty of the Moment, Tanaz Bhathena, says her life inspired her to write this book.

02 May 2019 12:06 AM

Delving into a thrilling tale

Exploring the genre, authors Anshul Vijayvargiya and Debashish Irengbam have come up with the novel Tune For The Dead: A Detective Dhruv Mystery.

02 May 2019 12:03 AM

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