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‘I’ll either come back after raising the Indian flag in victory or return wrapped in it’

The chief of the Army, Gen. V.P. Malik, personally telephoned Vikram for their battalion’s remarkable feat.

29 Jul 2018 2:08 AM

Book Review: Vinaya Bhagat’s The Trickster is a gripping tale of the fear of unknown

Vinaya Bhagat’s The Trickster takes readers on ride between realms of known, and unknown, merging myth with folklore and reality and crime.

27 Jul 2018 8:06 PM

Wings beneath their feet!

She took two and a half months to complete the book. Once the idea struck her, her next step was to mould Hudhud and his riveting journey.

27 Jul 2018 12:26 AM

The quest of that perfect home!

This former college lecturer’s debut novel highlights an individual’s quest to find a haven.

27 Jul 2018 12:25 AM

Book Review: Obsessed; a tale of love gone all wrong

Ruchi Kokcha’s novel Obsessed talks about sensitive issues, love, lust and a madwoman's aspirations.

23 Jul 2018 9:00 PM

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Young, fun & marvellously irreverent

Goodbye Freddie Mercury is a truly enjoyable read — young, fun and marvellously irreverent.

22 Jul 2018 1:54 AM

Desi Girl’s journey from Bareilly to New York

“He was seen smiling and in a second everything he had put me through flashed through my mind.”

22 Jul 2018 1:51 AM

Second to none

A unique second-hand book pop up shop offers book lovers an eclectic collection of titles including some rare finds.

22 Jul 2018 12:37 AM

Guardians of the Blue Lotus is journey of love, lust, spirituality: Anita Shirodkar

Out with the second instalment of her trilogy, Sitanshu sees a newly minted warrior discover the path to his own destiny.

20 Jul 2018 12:35 PM

The monk who had sold a fortune

The fans soon switched back to football and there they stayed. The football final match was symbolic.

20 Jul 2018 12:46 AM

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Hilarious and ultimately tragic lives of leaders who ruled Pak

Jinnah was convinced that he single-handedly had wrested Pakistan from the British Empire and that he alone would control its future.

20 Jul 2018 12:41 AM

A rising from the shadows of war

The book ends on a sweet and romantic note, with Juliet and Dawsey (who is a pig farmer on the island), falling in love and getting married.

19 Jul 2018 12:09 AM

Being Friend-zoned

A tete-a-tete with author Sudeep Nagarkar who has just come out with his new book.

19 Jul 2018 12:09 AM

Riveting, fast-paced and no-holds-barred

Politicians are also usually great raconteurs. In addition, they have an ear for gossip.

15 Jul 2018 6:07 AM

‘DeMo was a Tuqlaki idea’

Indira Gandhi was the original accidental Prime Minister: Jairam Ramesh

15 Jul 2018 6:00 AM

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A Deccan odyssey

Manu Pillai’s second book, Rebel Sultans, The Deccan From Khilji to Shivaji is a tribute to this region.

13 Jul 2018 1:00 AM

Spiritualism, not religion, is the true path for salvation

The author believes religion is a deal whereas spirituality is a journey.

08 Jul 2018 1:59 AM

Relationship between a person & her art

Fanning the hearth, or pounding at the pestle or beating the clothes on the stone they will try out what they have learnt.

08 Jul 2018 1:46 AM

Fikry, an eccentric bookseller and a doting father

At the end, Fikry is diagnosed with a rare form of cancer “glioblastoma multiforme”.

06 Jul 2018 12:23 AM

Koi Good News? The stork tells it all

She feels that in an extended Indian family and nosy society, one can see how hilarious and outrageous the journey of pregnancy can be.

04 Jul 2018 1:15 AM

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