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A Cut above the rest

The bestselling author explores the urban Naxal identity with her latest book Cut.

12 Jan 2019 2:36 AM

A library can be a boon for Afghanistan’s children

The history of imperial conquests shows that one of the first places of attack of the invading Army is the library.

11 Jan 2019 12:50 AM

Book Review: Don't Tell The Governor, a tale of deceit, money and a quest for power

A fast paced edge-of-the-seat ride through the world of banking, finance and politics.

07 Jan 2019 6:23 PM

The Classic case of classics

Penguin Classics’ creative editor and an author Henry Eliot reveals what classic literature entails and what’s in store for the future.

02 Jan 2019 12:07 AM

For those epic women

What do we know about the women in the Mahabharata? Author Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan decided to explore this with her series.

02 Jan 2019 12:07 AM


Reversing the order

Author Nitya Prakash’s new book takes an age-old tale of love and turns it around in a 21st century setting.

02 Jan 2019 12:06 AM

In the aftermath of Bhuj Earthquake, two attempt discover the epicentre of their bond

I never thought to write about it, until it became my class assignment - Ishita Deshmukh.

29 Dec 2018 3:35 PM

A sting op on a hacker who had a noble aim

The young ambitious journalist and the idealistic young citizen in me were in a tussle.

28 Dec 2018 5:50 AM

When love leaves an ache!

An unusual romance between two people who met a decade after they break up.

27 Dec 2018 8:13 AM

Romanticising Romance

This collaborative book offers a collection of 250 stories out of 11,000 entries from India.

27 Dec 2018 8:09 AM


Modern sexual aesthetics meet ancient India

Light, breezy and witty, “Kama’s Last Sutra” is an enjoyable book to curl up with.

23 Dec 2018 1:01 AM

When giving up is not an option

‘Being Reshma’ is a book about by a young girl who rose from being just a victim of an acid-attack.

23 Dec 2018 12:57 AM

Battle between Kartikeya and Surapadma

The child, Kartikeya, son of Lord Shiva and Parvati, struggling with the mysteries of life.

16 Dec 2018 12:10 AM

A #MeToo story, but not exactly sparkling

Anshu, the heroine, is a strong woman, a successful businessperson, a woman who’s been through pain and loss.

16 Dec 2018 12:09 AM

A wake-up call on the growing threat to India from China

The Chinese threat has not receded and the Chinese leadership still looks to Mao for guidance, the author argues.

14 Dec 2018 12:34 AM


Shaping young minds

Sudha Murty has built a repository of literature to celebrate mythology.

13 Dec 2018 12:26 AM

All manner of tragedies

Much like his acclaimed 2011 novel, The Sisters Brothers, though, this latest book too is haunted by death.

13 Dec 2018 12:25 AM

Why are Vishnu’s avatars, Ram and Krishna, opposites?

Krishna married eight women and gave protection to 16,100 women.

09 Dec 2018 12:58 AM

The many shades of Jehangir, a quirky Emperor

The third Mughal Emperor, Akbar the Great, built an empire which “grew so large and so rich that it might have toppled the balance of the world”.

09 Dec 2018 12:57 AM

Book review: Voice of the Runes by Manjiri Prabhu, chilling tale of love and deceit

Author cleverly captures readers’ imagination all the while dropping hints at what maybe that what everything really appears to be.

08 Dec 2018 2:11 PM