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In Pak, the more things change, the more they stay the same

If there’s one point the book drives home, it is that little ever changes in Pakistan.

28 Sep 2018 4:57 AM

Turning on the rustic charm

Manu Bhattathiri’s new novel, The Town, just like his collection of short stories, will be set in Karuthupuzha.

26 Sep 2018 12:06 AM

In search of self

Twinkle Khanna’s novel is a light-hearted read, is laced with wit and has its moments of sensitivity.

26 Sep 2018 12:05 AM

A nostalgic touch to children’s adventures

So it’s an apprehensive bunch of children who step off the train at the village.

23 Sep 2018 2:06 AM

A mature thriller rooted in an unforgiving setting

Most of the characters are terribly unpleasant and seem to dislike each other as well.

23 Sep 2018 1:56 AM

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Trailer talk

Book trailers — a product of the West — have gradually made their way into Indian literary circles. But is the trend here to stay?

22 Sep 2018 1:03 AM

‘It’s not lonely anymore for poets’

I can’t really say I wanted to be a writer— I wanted to be a nurse.

19 Sep 2018 12:12 AM

For the love of fantasy novels

Khyati Agrawal’s upcoming book comes as a relief for those bored of western fantasy novels.

19 Sep 2018 12:11 AM

A great composer’s musical journey

All in all, S.D. Burman is an excellent and welcome addition to the existing oeuvre of scholarly books about Bollywood.

16 Sep 2018 12:13 AM

Democracy past its prime, but still resilient

Finally there is the fear of a technological takeover. Current-day unintelligent but super-efficient machines already have the ability to learn.

16 Sep 2018 12:11 AM

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Reviving the Maratha glory

The author shares that he had to deal with writer’s block while writing the novel.

13 Sep 2018 6:04 AM

A young girl’s Partition account

Veena Hiranandani’s The Night Diary views the trauma of the Partition through the eyes of a 12-year-old.

13 Sep 2018 5:58 AM

The gods bestow a favour

Raja Rao had started his literary career at the age of 15 initially in Kannada and later in English.

13 Sep 2018 12:42 AM

Gulzar: Lyricist, director and a doting father

Written beautifully, Because he is… is a must read for Bollywood fans, Urdu lovers and young parents!

09 Sep 2018 12:15 AM

A lovely story, but feels unreal

It would be a book firmly anchored in place and time, solid as only a feast can be.

09 Sep 2018 12:13 AM

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‘It’s wrong of parents to presume they know better’

The book has also been translated in Hindi by Yashwant Vyas as Woh Jo Hai.

05 Sep 2018 12:31 AM

Do give a damn, for the right reasons!

Choose your battles wisely and make informed decisions is what the author advocates, albeit in a nonchalant manner.

05 Sep 2018 12:31 AM

A racy read with lots of laugh-out-loud moments

The story is extremely readable, the credit for it goes to the decent writing style.

02 Sep 2018 12:10 AM

Immensely readable, but only about Atal

Some explanations are rather too pat, some observations are superficial, but it is that sort of a book.

02 Sep 2018 12:10 AM

A litany of Imran’s failings and sins, or Reham Khan’s?

Reham is careful to describe her own unquestionable piety, unwavering faith in the tenets of the Quran and her devotion to her marriage.

02 Sep 2018 12:10 AM

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