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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.
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
Oct 22, 2016
Before The Fall: Fargo creator Noah Hawley gives a lesson in suspense writing in new bookBefore the Fall is Noah Hawley’s fifth novel, and the Fargo showrunner may well have a masterpiece with this one
Oct 15, 2016
Amitav Ghosh's The Great Derangement shows dangers of denial, inaction on climate changeThe Paris Agreement is a plan to maintain global inaction on climate change and not a plan to mitigate its adverse effects or to prevent further impacts due to temperature rise, as Amitav Ghosh has concluded in his new book, The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable