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Book Review | Discovering the Oz author who was lawyer for Rani of Jhansi

In his short life of 48 years, John Lang produced 23 novels, one travelogue, some plays and five volumes of poetry

20 Nov 2021 7:57 PM

Book Review | Crouching Elephant, Hidden Dragon: This history is not to be repeated

The resulting shortcomings in dealing with the Chinese have cost India dearly in terms of its security and progress

20 Nov 2021 7:55 PM

Book Review | Truths about M. Karunanidhi & perspectives on Tamil politics

One of the key takeaways in the book is the articulation of Karunanidhi’s position vis-a-vis the Sri Lankan Tamil issue

20 Nov 2021 7:52 PM

‘A week’s plan works for me’

An inspirational story of three people who refuse to give up on themselves

21 Oct 2021 10:48 AM

Book review | All Roads Lead North

A handshake across Himalayas, amid Terai rumblings

21 Jun 2021 11:48 AM

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Book Review | An Odia literary star’s fine vignettes, wicked wit and social insights

While the book deals with dark subjects, the hand that writes it is beautifully light, and gives you many occasions to laugh out loud

20 Jun 2021 12:30 AM

Book Review | The eloquent outsider, lovingly remembered...

Guru Dutt had the rare ability of being loved and commanding the loyalty of those who came in contact with him

20 Jun 2021 12:20 AM

Book Review | Fantasy beats autofiction, but ‘magic realism’ trounced by fact

Salman contends that publishing today favours the revealing, racially, sexually and culturally situated autobiography

20 Jun 2021 12:10 AM

Book Review | Bookseller’s love story in wartime Paris shows past is never behind us

Fast paced, the book, though a work of fiction, has been well researched and with historical sources cited

06 Jun 2021 9:27 AM

Book Review | Hobsbawm’s choice: When logic rejects nationalism...

Britain’s best-known historian, Eric Hobsbawm, traverses a similar path in his writings on Nationalism

06 Jun 2021 9:18 AM

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Book Review | An insider’s view on elite publishing in Indian Right’s shadow

The book gives us an opportunity to have an insider’s view of the Indian publishing world

06 Jun 2021 9:11 AM

Reality bites for these folks

This 2019 best seller is a fascinating read that delves into the lives of anxious strangers trapped in a strange hostage situation

17 Nov 2020 6:30 PM

Narendra Modi's letters to 'Mother India' to come out as a book in June

Modi had developed a habit of writing a letter to ‘Jagat Janani’ every night before going to bed, as per the publisher.

30 May 2020 10:41 PM

Deft and stylish debut explores the Malayali American

Occasionally, Verghese lapses into cliché, the writing can come across as uneven and hurried.

15 Dec 2019 6:37 AM

Book that serves as an outlet for libido and imagination

Licensed to thrill: Bond author's steamy letters go on sale.

13 Nov 2019 9:45 AM

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Comic book 'Adventures of the GST Man' to demystify GST rules

Srinivas Kotni says he wanted to simplify understanding of GST and make it exciting by using caricatures and cartoons.

27 Jun 2019 3:34 PM

Fatima Sana Shaikh chooses books for a social detox; find out why

Fatima Sana Shaikh, who is known for her brave and bold choices has planned to take some time off social media.

20 Jun 2019 4:24 PM

In the aftermath of Bhuj Earthquake, two attempt discover the epicentre of their bond

I never thought to write about it, until it became my class assignment - Ishita Deshmukh.

29 Dec 2018 3:35 PM

5 books you should gift your kids this Children’s Day

Jawaharlal Nehru, who was fondly called Chacha Nehru or simply Chachaji, was known for his love for children.

14 Nov 2018 3:51 PM

Beyond the horizons

Travel blogger Shivya Nath is forever on ‘workation’ mode.

09 Sep 2018 5:33 AM

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