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A well-researched compendium of the people who ran the Raj

David Gilmour, one of Britain’s most accomplished historical writers, has however decided to ignore all that and dive headlong into the subject.

23 Nov 2018 12:39 AM

Book review: The Queen of Jasmine Country, an ode to Andal’s poetic journey in love

Dreams, desires and love; Sharanya Manivannan’s debut novel celebrates womanhood like never before.

22 Nov 2018 8:37 PM

When age is just a number

Author Sudha Menon’s new book busts various myths one might have about turning 50.

22 Nov 2018 12:38 AM

An untold tale of love & Lust

Anand Neelkantan’s book opens up the world of epics to modern day literary enthusiasts with a humanistic approach to his characters.

22 Nov 2018 12:37 AM

‘Book hand-sellers are as rare as ivory-billed woodpecker in Arkansas’

The values inherent in books are not immediately discernible and it requires a book-lover to discover them.

16 Nov 2018 12:40 AM

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The write podcasts

Authors that speak about their mysteries, and hosts that speak on different genres, it’s time to pod away.

14 Nov 2018 12:17 AM

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

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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

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

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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

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

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