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Book Review | Nayanima’s testimony of Kabul’s fall has a few what-ifs, some caveats

Two days before Kabul fell to the Taliban the journalist proposed to write a despatch predicting its imminent takeover

30 Mar 2024 9:27 PM

Book Review | An old woman’s odd quest to find her co-wives

Antony’s prose is so lyrical that it can be set to music

23 Mar 2024 1:44 PM

Exactly how do we bring in selfless leaders, redraft democracy?

In effect, what democracy and democratic institutions require is periodic review, reflection, audit and redesign

23 Mar 2024 1:42 PM

Book Review | At waltz of Dragon, Elephant, Lion, Eagle, Nehru’s prescience

On the whole, the book offers us a reminder that the present may be equally difficult to weather as the storms over China gather afresh

23 Mar 2024 1:38 PM

Book Review | Scientist plays God in laboured science fiction

The writing is patchy: It’s good most of the way, though often self-indulgent, sometimes turgid, and occasionally just plain wretched

17 Mar 2024 1:06 PM


Book Review | Sympathetic detective, lame whodunit

It’s only towards the fag end of the book that the author remembers he promised us a serial killer, and gets his act together

17 Mar 2024 12:54 PM

Book review | A writer’s diary is a repository of ideas

One thread that runs through Kumar’s Yellow Book is the pandemic

09 Mar 2024 8:49 PM

Book review | Edge-of-seat thriller on an Indo-Pak showdown

Written in a simple style, with some Urdu sprinkled here and there, makes the book a good read

09 Mar 2024 8:40 PM

Book Review | When the fiction is so gratifying, can journalism be ever enough?

They expose systematically love jiihad, population jihad and Muslim appeasement with facts and figures

09 Mar 2024 2:15 PM

Book Review | Textbook on government foreign policy, not juicy thesis on Bharat

Foreign Minister Jaishankar's insightful analysis of India's global standing, though dense, sheds light on the nation's diplomatic victories

03 Mar 2024 12:00 AM


Book Review: For good diplomacy don’t just manage anger, channelise it!

The bottomline of India and Pakistan relationship is that normalcy is not possible until Pakistan reconciles to the reality and existence of India

17 Feb 2024 1:55 PM

Book Review: A plunge into the grim history of those ‘Little Indias’ around world

The web of deception that promoted indenture in India had many facets, and many facilitators

17 Feb 2024 1:52 PM

Book Review: Celebrity grief memoir feeds into trauma industry

The book delves into scientific explanations of pain, misidentification of physical body, mind and character, the path to enlightenment,

17 Feb 2024 1:33 PM

Book Review | A reporter’s diary with thrilling stories only a newsman can tell

Mahendra recently celebrated his 75th birthday by penning his memoirs, @75 As I Saw It, a quintessential reporter’s diary

10 Feb 2024 12:20 PM

Book Review | Retro Indian heroine ticks off her milestones

Swallowing the Sun is about Malati who, along with her sister Kamala, is one of the only two girls going to school in Ratnagiri village

10 Feb 2024 12:16 PM


Book Review | Aiyar’s Rajiv proves that there’s no one way to judge a dynast

A meticulous exploration of Rajiv Gandhi's tenure, revealing controversies, achievements, and the man behind the Prime Minister

04 Feb 2024 12:00 AM

Book Review| A whitewashed portrait of Infosys’ first couple

A critical review of "An Uncommon Love" delves into the hagiographic portrayal of the Murthy couple

04 Feb 2024 12:00 AM

Book Review | Untold tales of Naga valour in our Stalingrad of the East

The narrative explores the treacherous terrain, power struggles, and the strategic contributions of the Nagas

28 Jan 2024 12:00 AM

Book Review | An American bride tells the Indian story

Catherine Ann Jones unveils a collection of 15 stories that beautifully celebrate India

28 Jan 2024 12:00 AM

Book Review | India almost middle-income, yet needs to become ‘thinking nation’

One of the reasons for India’s relatively slow growth, the authors argue, is the problem with manufacturing

20 Jan 2024 2:00 PM