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Nov 26, 2017
Origin book review: Dan Brown's latest thriller finds Robert Langdon unspooling a mystery in BarcelonaThe Da Vinci Code, this is not. Angels and Demons, this is not. Hell, even Deception Point (one of my favourite Brown novels), this is not. For Dan Brown fans, Origins is just a good one-time read.
Nov 22, 2017
Artemis book review: Author Andy Weir takes readers to the moon in his follow-up to The MartianWeir takes readers on an exploration of the colonization of Earth's nearest neighbor in outer space, and it's not too far into the future.
Nov 16, 2017
Men Without Women book review: Haruki Murakami explores jazz music, alienation and moreThe book is typical Murakami. The women are strong, cats make an appearance, there's jazz music, whisky, sex and adultery, a sense of loss and most of all — alienation.
Oct 28, 2017
Black money and tax havens: With Rs 65 lakh cr stashed abroad, is India biggest victim of ill-gotten wealth in the world?In the book, the author seems to suggest that India hasn’t done enough so far to address the problem of black money in tax havens.
Oct 28, 2017
Orhan Pamuk's The Red-Haired Woman reiterates his strong hold over melancholic oeuvreOrhan Pamuk's latest translated novel, The Red-Haired Woman, tells the story of Cem, a 16-year old student from Istanbul, apprenticed to a traditional well-digger
Sep 10, 2017
Man Booker Prize 2017 long-list reading guide: Emily Fridlund's History of WolvesHistory of Wolves is Emily Fridlund’s fictional debut
Sep 09, 2017
Man Booker Prize 2017 long-list reading guide: Mike McCormack's Solar Bones, reviewedReading Mike McCormack's hypnotic new novel, Solar Bones, one is struck with an overwhelming sense of awe. Taking place in the course of an hour and written in a single unbroken sentence, the book is every bit as extraordinary as its premise.
Sep 03, 2017
Man Booker Prize 2017 long-list reading guide: On Colson Whitehead's The Underground RailroadThe Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead chronicles the gruesome brutality of American slavery, and the beauty of one woman’s courage
Sep 02, 2017
Man Booker Prize 2017 long-list reading guide: George Saunders' Lincoln in the Bardo, reviewedGeorge Saunders' Lincoln in the Bardo begins with the 1862 state dinner hosted by Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln
Aug 26, 2017
Man Booker Prize 2017 long-list reading guide: Reviewing Sebastian Barry's Days Without EndThere lurks a sense of unease in the majestic landscape of Sebastian Barry's Days Without End. The air is charged with violence and fear, the smell of blood and death hangs heavy.