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Stars in the august House: From Nargis to Rekha

Nehru invited Prithviraj Kapoor to his house for dinner, but he turned it down because the other crew members were not invited.

11 Nov 2018 12:45 AM

Zusak’s stories within stories delight, thrill, hurt

The Murderer now lives by the banks of a river. The old bridge across the river has been washed away; he wants to build a new bridge.

04 Nov 2018 12:33 AM

India’s freedom struggle told through the life of a little girl

A story relevant for all times. A book I would urge people to read, a book worthy of being read more than once.

28 Oct 2018 12:57 AM

A love story of two boys told simply

This is a book about how relationships are formed, what it takes to sustain them, and how to keep them going even when the future is uncertain.

28 Oct 2018 12:54 AM

Our democracy lies in the freedom of our institutions

Every institution that upholds a healthy and vibrant democracy needs to be fostered and cared for by the government of the day.

28 Oct 2018 12:51 AM

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Tripping on solo jaunts

This girl’s anecdote-rich account of her travels across the globe as a traveller has gotten many readers inspired.

24 Oct 2018 12:20 AM

‘Win’eet’s tryst with history

CEO, entrepreneur and story seeker, Vineet Bajpai’s relationship with books is replete with myths and rich prose.

24 Oct 2018 12:20 AM

A devil’s advocate who speaks to power

Karan Thapar’s book impresses that there once was a journalist who dared to speak to authority.

21 Oct 2018 12:19 AM

Why Sharif endorsed Pervez’s Kargil misadventure

Zehra writes, had not factored in the “critical problems of logistical stretch.”

21 Oct 2018 12:17 AM

The earnest storyteller

Divya Prakash Dubey’s Musafir Café reminds us that there’s more to life than to-do lists.

17 Oct 2018 12:52 AM

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Love in the time of war

Daman Singh speaks about setting World War II as the backdrop for her novel Kitty's War.

17 Oct 2018 12:52 AM

Kolkata, where slowness of life clangswith happily insane chaos

Excerpt from the book Calcutta Then, Kolkata Now published by Roli Books.

14 Oct 2018 1:31 AM

Discovering the Queen’s love for books

One of the highlights in the Queen’s itinerary was the inauguration of the Indo-British Participation and Summit Meeting at Pragati Maidan.

12 Oct 2018 12:26 AM

Letters to the dead

Keki Daruwalla’s latest offering touches upon the topics of dissent and McCarthyism.

10 Oct 2018 12:37 AM

A tender tale of romance

A poignant love story between a Kashmiri man and Muslim woman, who lives across the border, is what this book is about.

10 Oct 2018 12:37 AM

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Vineet Bajpai’s Harappa trilogy is a perfect mix of history, fiction and crime

India, with its rich culture and unmatched heritage has a veritable treasure of stories just waiting to be told.

05 Oct 2018 3:21 AM

This tome will come in handy for fans

Books seem almost old-fashioned these days, but they need to be on the shelves of every book lover as well as cricket lover.

02 Oct 2018 12:57 AM

A touching story of love, longing and sacrifices in showbiz

The book falls short of a literary masterpiece and that is not because of its flawed heroine.

30 Sep 2018 1:42 AM

Gendered resistance meshes myth

The novel is of 242 pages, out of which 115 pages are devoted to myth only.

30 Sep 2018 1:41 AM

The circumstance and pomp of magic

Zubrzycki focuses on magic and its derivates as entertainment, and has brought to life the history of the art in India.

30 Sep 2018 1:39 AM

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