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book review 2022

Book Review | Ambitious sci-fi certain to entertain

A system developed to end corruption and ruin ironically ends in chaos

12 Jun 2022 2:48 PM

Boom Review | Editor’s memoir uncovers large-scale media rot

Banerjee’s Editor Missing manages to hold the mirror to Indian media

12 Jun 2022 2:45 PM

Book Review | Writer turns diarist, maps his own matrix of thoughts

It’s a small book, sprinkled lightly with insight, with moments of intimacy and of honesty

12 Jun 2022 2:42 PM

Book Review | Articulating India’s dance vocabularies of desire

Captivating photographs add value to this volume

05 Jun 2022 11:49 AM

Book Review | Warm and funny portrayal of the strifes that bind

While things fall apart during the course of the novel, they come together again in a manner that is a bit too pat.

05 Jun 2022 11:08 AM


Book Review | G.N. Saibaba’s testimony of agony and hope

This book is not a legal scrutiny of the unfair verdict

05 Jun 2022 10:46 AM

Book review | Diamantaire’s fragmentary memoir tells of his resolve & humanity

Diamonds are Forever, however, has its appeal despite its shortcomings

29 May 2022 6:26 AM

Book review | Women need the facts on how to identify a Parsi

The DNA ancestry report of Parsis in India differs considerably from those of Iranians and Iranian Zoroastrians, reveals the author

29 May 2022 1:37 AM

Book Review | Why the ‘hardest’ journalism is exactly what matters most

Rather than fix our data collection problems, the pandemic only made them worse

29 May 2022 12:49 AM

Book Review | History of Indian nation-building from the standpoint of Rahul Bajaj

There are three ways to understand the country’s journey — textbooks, history books and biographies of well-known personalities

22 May 2022 1:20 AM


Book Review | Of death’s grim reapers, their wishes, hurts and revelations

James' 7th novel, and 2nd to be translated into English, is a deep meditation on time and the chaos that ensues when it is annihilated

22 May 2022 1:04 AM

Book Review | Chronicle of a ‘normal’ murder, foretold staggeringly

While the theme may seem predictable, crime & retribution, it unfolds in surprising ways and that ultimately, is the strength of this novel

15 May 2022 12:41 AM

Book Review | Soulful debut holds mirror to fragile mom-daughter tie

The mirror is not just a something to see one’s reflection in, it’s also symbolic of looking deep into one’s soul

08 May 2022 11:59 AM

Book Review | Joining the dots to complete Partition puzzle

Whatever it resulted in was a course of events for which India is dearly paying till date

01 May 2022 12:55 AM

Book Excerpt | How visiting Antwerp and keeping my word transformed my life

Before it was known for its diamonds, Antwerp was the most important trading and financial centre in Western Europe

01 May 2022 12:35 AM


book Review | Relook at Netaji, the inconvenient one who made all the hard choices

After all, he did more in two decades than most other heroes achieved in a lifetime

01 May 2022 12:26 AM

Book Review | Biography of AMU reflects quest of the Indian Muslim

The book’s everlasting impact on a young reader like me lies in the part that describes the struggles for any creative mind

01 May 2022 12:23 AM

Book excerpt | Walking through the Indo-Malaysian rainforests infested by humans

Deben knew there was a strange trust between them, and he was secretly pleased when the villagers teased him about his elephant

24 Apr 2022 12:57 AM

Book Review | Good journalism shows difference between history, Hindutva legend

Jha traces the journey of Gandhi’s killer from the latter’s childhood in a story-telling format

24 Apr 2022 12:57 AM

Book Review | Lesbian girl’s family drama let down by plot device

Nawaaz Ahmed has a gift for the language that will likely brighten with usage, as he grows in simplicity and wisdom

24 Apr 2022 12:43 AM