Meena Arora Nayak has added flesh, bones, and a magnetic personality to Sultan Razziat in this enthralling work of historical fiction
17 Apr 2022 12:31 AM
Best Intentions is a fairly realistic and witty depiction of contemporary upper-class urban India
03 Apr 2022 12:24 AM
The story is as disturbing as the schisms in Naga society
06 Feb 2022 2:57 AM
Vidhie’s mother, Indrani, was arrested for allegedly murdering her sister, Sheena Bora
07 Nov 2021 10:08 AM
In some cases, the bonds between pets and masters were so strong that even death could not separate them
23 May 2021 11:26 AM
Red Pill is a novel for our times—it captures the anxiety of ordinary citizens over growing racism and nationalism
17 Jan 2021 10:58 AM
This starts as a fascinating story and turns farcical and loses its warmth, but never its fun—the characters are delightful
09 Mar 2020 5:41 PM
Before you think we’re treading into Jane Austen’s Persuasion where old flames meet after years, the answer is a firm no as well.
27 Oct 2019 3:02 AM
Two more sets stood a merciful distance away. Ten bodies on each, long dead, missing limbs and most of their faces.
08 Sep 2019 2:32 AM
Set in the English Department of a sprawling university in Pune known as the Oxford of the East, we meet the most idiosyncratic faculty ever.
01 Sep 2019 3:26 AM
Insanely wealthy Indian men do not exactly shine in her recollections.
30 Jun 2019 7:49 AM
A grand temporary structure called the Crystal Palace is being built for the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations.
23 Jun 2019 7:22 AM
The survivors have not only lived to tell their tales, they have learnt to cope and lead relatively happy lives despite periodic setbacks.
02 Jun 2019 2:55 AM
Light, breezy and witty, “Kama’s Last Sutra” is an enjoyable book to curl up with.
23 Dec 2018 1:01 AM
Most of the characters are terribly unpleasant and seem to dislike each other as well.
23 Sep 2018 1:56 AM
It was something you were born to, if you were a woman, and embedded in you from girlhood.
12 Aug 2018 12:44 AM
Goodbye Freddie Mercury is a truly enjoyable read — young, fun and marvellously irreverent.
22 Jul 2018 1:54 AM
The depiction of Priya and Chirag’s deathly dull and boring marriage works well, though.
24 Jun 2018 12:41 AM