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  Books

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‘Don’t believe in death penalty, even for Nirbhaya rapists’

The death penalty has no place in a civilised society. A civilised society does not exact revenge on a convict, says Sunil Gupta.

15 Dec 2019 6:44 AM

Deft and stylish debut explores the Malayali American

Occasionally, Verghese lapses into cliché, the writing can come across as uneven and hurried.

15 Dec 2019 6:37 AM

Autobiography of a journalist provokes, informs, entertains

In fact, a plethora of journalists (both English and Hindi) of yore and present in India have lived life by Marxist convictions.

15 Dec 2019 6:32 AM

Drama in Madurai: The importance of feelings in learning

The great advantage with Father was that none of his workshops were ever the same, he always brought something new and innovative to each one.

13 Dec 2019 2:20 AM

Short and lively first look at Jaipur 2020

The festival began with the launch of Namita’s novel, Jaipur Journals.

13 Dec 2019 2:17 AM

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Done in bursts, a suggestive & elegant portrait of Japan

A Beginner’s Guide to Japan in most parts is written in short bursts.

13 Dec 2019 2:14 AM

Serendipity is the secret of my craft: Isha Singh

Isha Singh teaches at Lucknow University and specialises in writing short stories in the genre of horror.

08 Dec 2019 3:28 AM

As coming-of-age meets nostalgia, life is synonymous with happiness

Noe accompanies Christy as he heads off every day to ensure every villager has signed up for electricity.

08 Dec 2019 3:23 AM

Ruminations on echo chambers and writing

By extension possibly, those who are deeply connected to the world of movies, wherever they may live.

08 Dec 2019 3:20 AM

Of trauma and unsaid truths, real and magical

The English-language literati, however, operates in its own bubble.

08 Dec 2019 3:16 AM

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Indians rhyming in English have come such a long way

In the last two decades, Indian poetry in the English language has developed by leaps and bounds.

06 Dec 2019 4:20 AM

Sikh heritage brought to life in 229 great photos

The first step to such protection lies in proper documentation; we cannot preserve what we do not know exists.

06 Dec 2019 4:17 AM

Maximising the bare minimum

Sarah Berry’s new book is a compilation of poetry in three different languages.

04 Dec 2019 12:47 AM

From rags to rollers

Jayashree Shetty narrates celebrity hairstylist Shiva’s heart-wrenching story in her latest biography.

04 Dec 2019 12:45 AM

Liberation songs: Freda and the theris were not to be deterred

Gotami willingly accepted all the conditions and joined the Sangha happily thus beginning a long line of women monks that endures to this day.

29 Nov 2019 2:33 AM

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War of Karmapas has divided the Himalayas

The Dalai Lama and China had recognized Ogyen Trinley Dorje as the true Karmapa and not Trinley Thaye Dorje.

29 Nov 2019 2:30 AM

Those teenage wonder years

An interesting book that delves into the world of adolescence, highlighting the typical teen problems.

27 Nov 2019 12:25 AM

A quest for happiness

Nirvana’s style combines elements of TV shows, books and movies which Runjhun enjoys the most.

27 Nov 2019 12:23 AM

Sharp economics offers glimpse of Swamy we never had

Reset is a well-crafted and articulated study of what ails the India economy.

24 Nov 2019 8:16 AM

The power and pathos of Sonagachi’s mysterious world

Golapi’s husband and in-laws sold her off to an agent so that he could marry a woman who would bring in a hefty dowry.

24 Nov 2019 8:14 AM

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