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May 24, 2017
Chandraswami: The rise and fall of the 'shaman-shyster' is traced in this book on India's godmenDid Jayaprakash Narayan, counted among the most reverential politicians, write a personal letter to his friends to introduce Chandraswami, who eventually turned out to be India’s most dubious godman?
Mar 19, 2017
To be a tree, or not to be: Sumana Roy’s first book takes you on an incredible meditative journeySumana Roy’s first book, How I Became a Tree (Aleph Book Company), is perhaps, that tilt in the bridge.
Mar 19, 2017
Jerry Pinto's Murder in Mahim is well-intentioned but story takes a backseat to preachingI found myself asking that question repeatedly as I flipped through Murder in Mahim — Jerry Pinto’s whodunit/mystery novel set in Mumbai.
Jan 11, 2017
Lenovo Yoga Book review: It's an expensive, eye-catching indulgence, but nothing moreWith the Lenovo Yoga Book, it’s hard to describe a device that doesn’t adhere to any conventions. How does this unusual device fare in our tests, however?
Dec 15, 2016
28 Days’ Data: Ahead of India ODIs, new book charts how England have gone from dull to dashingAs thoughts turn towards the India-England ODI series, a new book charts how the latter have gone from dull to dashing in limited overs cricket.
Dec 15, 2016
Driven - The Virat Kohli Story: Anecdotes make Vijay Lokapally's book a memorable readIn Driven, he recounts how Kohli, son of a lawyer, grew up in west Delhi where the jostling for space and recognition fostered a fiercely competitive culture
Dec 11, 2016
The High Priestess Never Marries: Sharanya Manivannan's debut short story collection reviewedFor all its poetic indulgences, The High Priestess Never Marries bySharanya Manivannan is ultimately about finding salvation in oneself. Lovers come and go, but it is you who is a constant, it seems to say.
Dec 10, 2016
'Faith, Unity and Discipline: The ISI of Pakistan' reveals the agency's clandestine dynamicsA book on the ISI is hitting the stands, which exposes every detail of the ISI setup and its functioning
Nov 26, 2016
Twinkle Khanna's fiction book `The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad' is old-fashioned yet occasionally hilarious"Twinkle Khanna is likely to write more fiction and I suspect it will get better because she seems like someone who likes to think about how to tell a story."
Nov 13, 2016
My Sunset Marriage review: Hoshang Merchant's collected poems make for enjoyable readingHoshang Merchant is known commonly as India’s “first openly gay poet”, a serviceable label that's also served him criticism