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Grace is all about celebrating life's victory over battles of heart, says debut author Supreeta Singh

Novel touches upon human psychology, but above all remains testament of affections, affectations and a journey that simply goes on.

30 Jun 2018 2:16 PM

India’s national security: An integrated view

Section V dwells on strategic concerns directly affecting India’s defensive and offensive capabilities in warfare.

29 Jun 2018 1:43 AM

IT guy who found his métier in writing

A positive feedback from a Chennai-based film director gives further life to his story.

29 Jun 2018 12:32 AM

A young writer’s food for the soul

She realised her urge to tell food stories after finishing her training as a journalist.

27 Jun 2018 12:47 AM

High on haibun

Rochelle Potkar’s Paper Asylum is a refreshing reinvention of a unique Japanese form of writing.

27 Jun 2018 12:46 AM

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Of dreams and vision, hopes and desires

And so I commend these poems and perhaps they might move others, as they have moved me.

24 Jun 2018 2:24 AM

A little more humour would have done the trick

The depiction of Priya and Chirag’s deathly dull and boring marriage works well, though.

24 Jun 2018 12:41 AM

Reading a cinematic masterpiece, literally

The only way the novelised Nayak can find readers is by reviving the enthusiasm that one might have felt when one first saw the film.

24 Jun 2018 12:39 AM

How Alice in Wonderland came into being

Even Macmillan was not prepared for the reception the public accorded to Alice in Wonderland.

22 Jun 2018 1:11 AM

‘It’s delightful to capture N-E faces’

The book took a decade to shoot, and the idea of the book kept floating in and out of my creative senses for nearly two years

22 Jun 2018 1:00 AM

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Understanding the disturbed mind

What doctors want for patients of maniac depression is a placid, calm and harmonious state.

22 Jun 2018 12:59 AM

Voices that must be heard!

I want our voice to be heard as strong women who demand justice in this inhuman social structure,” she signs off.

20 Jun 2018 12:47 AM

She’s a flawless feminist

himamanda Ngozi Adichie needs no introduction for literary lovers.

20 Jun 2018 12:47 AM

A bookish affair

Megha hopes the hashtag TheCoffeeExchange will help drive support for the initiative.

20 Jun 2018 12:39 AM

Unravelling the mystery around Bhagwan Rajneesh

Sheela eventually plea-bargained a 39-month prison sentence, and after that was served, shifted to Europe to pull her life together post Rajneesh.

17 Jun 2018 1:41 AM

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Definitely not an edge of the seat thriller

The slow pace of the book is a big letdown as are the innumerable characters who flit in and out of the story.

17 Jun 2018 1:38 AM

An authentic take on how most Pakistanis feel about terrorism

The Army termed the matter as a threat to national security while the journalist who wrote the piece was banned from travelling.

15 Jun 2018 1:24 AM

Turning recorded experience into fiction

The Last Email is less a work of the imagination than an experiment at turning recorded experience into fiction.

15 Jun 2018 1:21 AM

Transit Lounge: A techie’s account of travelling to 30 countries

In conversation, author Sunil Mishra talks about the book, and talks about how travelling as an overall experience, has changed over years.

14 Jun 2018 8:44 PM

Retelling history: Walking with the warrior-king Samudragupta

Yoddha, according to author Rajat Pillai is a ‘saga on the human condition and how true leaders emerge out of extreme adversity.’

13 Jun 2018 9:13 PM

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