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‘The spoils of separation, the price of disentangling’

Simplicity of language and phrase making are the hallmarks of Malachi Edwin Vethamani’s poetry.

02 Aug 2019 1:40 AM

Young, restless and bold

But things took a pleasant turn when she met Aditya.

31 Jul 2019 1:42 AM

Unravelling the Tata Mistry

Financial journalist Deepali Gupta talks about her fascination with the boardroom battle between Ratan Tata and Cyrus Mistry.

31 Jul 2019 12:03 AM

Unique verses

US based poet Preeti Vangani’s poetry book, Mother Tongue Apologize, delves into grief, sexuality and gender violence in India.

31 Jul 2019 12:02 AM

Bittersweet, if solipsistic, musings on mortality

Iyer explains what he's doing with his newest manuscript in his usual roundabout style.

28 Jul 2019 3:33 AM

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Nostalgia sip from a Cup that changed all

The most memorable one is Kapil Dev’s tongue-in-cheek reply after his 175 versus Zimbabwe.

28 Jul 2019 3:26 AM

A master at the height of his craft presents curious bouquet of styles

The story however is not just another “History Lesson” but a completely different type of historical narrative.

28 Jul 2019 3:23 AM

How a corporate slave finds the secret of enlightenment

Anyway, apparently, my divine intervention was operating without any intervention of will or faith (or quality check) from my end.

26 Jul 2019 1:18 AM

Of Centre-state dynamics and finding ex-governor a home

A number of these issues have been highlighted in Y.V. Reddy’s recent book, Indian Fiscal Federalism.

26 Jul 2019 1:11 AM

The dance of life

Anmol Arora’s The Last Dance is about the life of a refugee in Delhi who becomes a Bharatanatyam dancer.

24 Jul 2019 12:41 AM

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Stepping out of the shadows

Gay Icons of India celebrates 22 extraordinary personalities from the queer community who have resisted injustices through their art.

24 Jul 2019 12:38 AM

Murder mystery set in the 1,600-year-old kingdom of an able but forgotten queen

The Curse of Anuganga is a historical fiction that transports readers to 403 CE and that too without a time-machine.

21 Jul 2019 3:30 AM

Racy, pacy Bitcoin origin saga is seesaw battle of billionaires vs billionaire

Note the characters are not fictional and so this book is also about cryptohistory in motion.

21 Jul 2019 3:25 AM

Snapshots of an Indian literary summer in Ireland

Mahatma Gandhi’s granddaughter Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee provided the keynote addresses.

19 Jul 2019 1:04 AM

An insider navigates the power corridors

One would imagine that this would be a humdrum account of a torpid life focused on files and rule books.

19 Jul 2019 1:01 AM

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Hold on to the HOPE!

Author Para H’s Adrift makes for an interesting read due to its gripping storylines and its narrative.

17 Jul 2019 12:11 AM

Twisted tales of life

With disturbing yet humane portrayals, Prakash Bal Joshi’s short stories are left open to interpretation.

17 Jul 2019 12:11 AM

Cricket history comes alive with humour and off-the-record tidbits

Bose floats the theory that Pataudi’s mother wrote to Prime Minister Nehru that her son was from the minority community and hence denied captaincy.

14 Jul 2019 8:03 AM

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

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