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Book Review | Talking Indo-Pak peace on the back channel with open eyes

The special thing is that from the facts before him, Lambah has produced a new way of seeing.

28 May 2023 12:46 AM

Book Review | So many reasons to love these proud women of Jasmine Villa...

Wajid puts her heroines through emotional turmoil. The writing is decent with good surprise twists in the plot that take the readers unaware

28 May 2023 12:10 AM

Book Review | Krishnagopal Mallick, an unsung literary pioneer

The credit for ‘discovering’ Krishnagopal Mallick goes to university professor and novelist Niladri R. Chatterjee

28 May 2023 12:10 AM

Book Review | Trump’s strong right arm packed a punch when it came to China

Pompeo admits that his China policy was not as successful as he might have hoped & maintains the efforts to contain China must be continued.

21 May 2023 12:33 AM

Book Review | Poignant trip across friendships, philosophies and ties that bind...

Wry humour runs in and out through the stories, lifting the mood, sometimes even in a macabre manner at a funeral!

21 May 2023 12:16 AM


Book Review | Stoically observing the faults and follies of India’s first ‘Teflon PM’

The challenge that Prabhakar faces is how to shame a government for its forgivable & unforgivable lapses because of its propaganda din.

14 May 2023 12:24 AM

Book Review | A sex worker’s son navigates his dilemmas in this compelling debut

It effortlessly covers a substantial part of history, and the lives of many people.

14 May 2023 12:20 AM

Book Review | Kolkata ex-cop in Brick Lane finds redemption

The knottiness of the plot and the swelling, sustained suspense alone are worth the price of admission.

14 May 2023 12:17 AM

Book Review | An insightful biography of a Hindi thought pioneer

The book is both an inner quest and a critical history.

07 May 2023 1:07 AM

Book Review | 1980s: The decade of kitsch and melodrama in Bollywood cinema

The author of this engrossing book was in college at that time and cinema was his passion.

07 May 2023 1:03 AM


Book Review | Too many frivolous details spoil a cleverly conceptualised spy thriller

Mehrishi does a good job of bringing all the strands of the story together at the end, and throws in a bonus surprise as well.

07 May 2023 1:00 AM

Book Review | Rising beyond personal losses

The three-part book invites you to discover each of the three entwined phenomena of grief, growth and grace.

06 May 2023 12:36 AM

Book Review | Entrepreneur couple promotes physical literacy in picture book

The book is on Toori Mamas’ path to fitness and the invaluable lessons he learns in this journey.

06 May 2023 12:15 AM

Book Review | A groundbreaking history of Indian public policy & entrepreneurship

The world of startups focusses on India’s major achievements: The launching of over 65,000 startups with multifold increase in investors.

30 Apr 2023 12:57 AM

Book Review | Pashtuns: One race, two nations; a bloody present but proud past

The book brings the reader up to date on the developments related to the Pashtuns both in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

30 Apr 2023 12:49 AM


Book Review | The cut-throat world of momfluencers

Raichand has taken a contemporary theme, that of the fiercely competitive world of social media influencers, and weaved a neat story.

30 Apr 2023 12:15 AM

Book Review | None too comfortable revelations from a Congress Party manager

In Azad’s telling he and Sonia Gandhi had a great working equation.

23 Apr 2023 12:51 AM

Book Review | Culture wars (in a US varsity) and the price of clarity

10 days after I closed the book, I still feel as though it ran me over with a lorry.

23 Apr 2023 12:47 AM

Book Review | Surrealistic pieces crafted inexactly

Against this predictability and contrivance stand the occasional rhythm to the words, the touches of whimsy, a few flights of imagination.

23 Apr 2023 12:01 AM

Book Excerpt | How Mufti hijacked mandate, outflanked Congress to be CM in 2002

Excerpt from 'Azaad: An Autobiobiography' by Ghulam Nabi Azad.

16 Apr 2023 12:55 AM