Desai did devote a few words to Karna’s state of mind when Draupadi was dragged into the court like a slave after all the dice games were lost.
03 Nov 2019 2:09 AM
A few weeks after I finished this book, I came across a social media post announcing an anti-feminist yajna in Karnataka.
06 Oct 2019 5:02 AM
And one brilliantly described encounter with the Badass Bandariyas later, you would certainly believe that it has.
25 Aug 2019 2:32 AM
Real life has no logic, I know. But good fiction does, and I found very little logic in the telling of this story.
18 Aug 2019 3:27 AM
Iyer explains what he's doing with his newest manuscript in his usual roundabout style.
28 Jul 2019 3:33 AM
If at all you’re floundering in sadness, read To Night Owl From Dogfish. I guarantee it’ll get you laughing again.
14 Jul 2019 7:58 AM
Puri’s mother is an anesthesiologist, and Sunita and her younger brother grew up in a household steeped in medicine.
16 Jun 2019 7:04 AM
The pieces in Mouth Full of Blood are categorised into three parts: the political, Black matters, and Morrison on her books.
20 May 2019 6:29 AM
All is well with Shui — or as well as life can be for a teenager — when a new girl joins the school.
03 Mar 2019 2:15 AM
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
Taylor’s proof that Victoria personally had a stronger influence on India than has ever been acknowledged before essentially lies in three things.
25 Nov 2018 12:36 AM
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
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
So it’s an apprehensive bunch of children who step off the train at the village.
23 Sep 2018 2:06 AM
It would be a book firmly anchored in place and time, solid as only a feast can be.
09 Sep 2018 12:13 AM
It’s hard to place a book like this. On the one hand, the point of the story is awesome.
19 Aug 2018 12:30 AM
Sheela eventually plea-bargained a 39-month prison sentence, and after that was served, shifted to Europe to pull her life together post Rajneesh.
17 Jun 2018 1:41 AM
But the story I most enjoyed — and this is personal — was “Possessed”, about Prof.
03 Jun 2018 2:18 AM
The book is Dev Sen’s diary-ish account of her 1977 trip to Tawang.
13 May 2018 6:16 AM
The first few stories in the book were not what I expected at all. They were amusing...
29 Apr 2018 1:22 AM