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Anjana Basu

A dream world more real than reality

Instead, Manisha, like many urban working wives, shuts out the world through a bottle.

28 Mar 2018 12:30 AM

Diva in the kitchen

Recipes from Shilpa Shetty Kundra’s kitchen that are a carnival of happy flavours, and celebrate food both nutritious and delicious.

28 Feb 2018 1:03 AM

Memories weighed down by grief

Short stories about the longings and frustrated desires of women who hope for a great deal out of life but end up confronting dysfunctionalities.

10 Jan 2018 12:11 AM

Eavesdropping on old scandals

There’s something comforting about his story telling style — it is so nostalgically old fashioned.

22 Nov 2017 2:51 AM

Fatal attraction

Tangled tales of young love, heartbreak, perversion, bitterness, sexual predators and a serial killer on the hunt.

15 Nov 2017 12:10 AM


A bookful of shivers from an assortment of authors

Shinie Anthony has gathered together a bookful of shivers from an assortment of authors.

08 Nov 2017 12:54 AM

Wild and gorgeous

Bina Kak’s book of photographs has the advantage of being a minister of tourism to its credit apart from Kak’s dab hand with the camera.

01 Nov 2017 12:38 AM

The geek shall inherit the Earth

In Origin:Number 5, Dan Brown captures today’s conspiracy theory-ridden world, in which young people dominate through the power of digital jargon.

18 Oct 2017 12:39 AM

Quirky sleuth on hunt for serial killer in surreal thriller

Arjun Chandra Kathpalia is 16 and has all the 16-year-old’s tropes.

20 Sep 2017 2:41 AM

Fantasy, superpowers and the power of awakening

The three girls have all been genetically modified at some point so that eventually they can combat the alien powers that threaten the universe.

13 Sep 2017 12:45 AM


The taste of Bengal through different seasons and festivals

Not that any of these influences really changed the Bengali’s main food focus, which was fish and vegetables.

06 Sep 2017 12:28 AM

Djinns, fire and the earthly world of human beings

Wahid is teen in Karachi who has the ability to see creatures in the night with eyes of fire

30 Aug 2017 9:15 PM

Demystificating the strength and glory of the mighty forty

The text is attributed to Tulsidas who also wrote the Ramcharitamanas, another beloved book of wisdom.

16 Aug 2017 12:13 AM

Bloody trail of a psychopath

The story of a slum where the girls, all aged around 6, go missing until their mangled remains are returned to their parents in newspaper parcels.

26 Jul 2017 12:22 AM

Broken hearts, betrayals and hushed secrets

Kate’s business is doing well and she has four children, who cut across different occupations and social issues.

12 Jul 2017 12:28 AM


Love and food build a shared connection for diverse cultures

It also brings in more unusual memories like that of her baby calling out for Mama from her womb.

07 Jun 2017 10:35 PM

Serenity amids turbulence

A charming and heartbreaking novel that captures the lush beauty of Dehradun during the turbulent times of the Emergency.

24 May 2017 12:14 AM

Baker Street ladies team-up to solve Doyle-esque case

Birkby apparently read her first Sherlock Holmes book at the age of 13 and it shows.

17 May 2017 12:24 AM

A brand called Virat

Behind him is a team handling his presence on social media and guiding him in areas of social responsibility as well.

03 May 2017 12:21 AM

Corruption and passion in the world of politics

Dangerous Games however takes a step out of the woman of substance world into Trump times.

05 Apr 2017 12:17 AM