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Book Review: Dark Blossom - probing the human mind and relationships

Book Review: Dark Blossom - probing the human mind and relationships

Book: Dark BlossomAuthor: Neel MullickPublisher: Rupa Pages: 214; Price: Rs 295Prof Shiv Sethi‘Dark Blossom’ is a debut novel by Neel Mul...Read More

Book Review: Flawed: The Rise and Fall of India's Diamond Mogul Nirav Modi

Book Review: Flawed: The Rise and Fall of India's Diamond Mogul Nirav Modi

Title: Flawed: The rise and fall of diamond mogul Nirav ModiAuthor: Pavan C. LallPublisher: Hatchette-India.Price: Rs 300Pages: 272Nirav ...Read More

Book Review: The Nickel Boys - A school of horror

Book Review: The Nickel Boys - A school of horror

The Nickel BoysAuthor: Colson WhiteheadPublisher: HachettePages: 211; Price: Rs 599 This book is not for the faint-hearted. The Arthur G ...Read More

Book Review: A Short History of Indian Railways

Book Review: A Short History of Indian Railways

Book: A Short History of Indian RailwaysAuthor: Rajendra B AklekarPublisher: Rupa Publications IndiaPages: 248Price: Rs 295After reading ...Read More

Book Review: Remarkable Minds, true to its name

Book Review: Remarkable Minds, true to its name

Remarkable Minds: A Celebration of the Reith LecturesAuthor: BBC Radio 4Publisher: HeadlinePages: 336; Price: Rs 899If Remarkable, is wor...Read More

Book Review: A thriller that rests on a knife’s edge

Book Review: A thriller that rests on a knife’s edge

Book: KnifeAuthor: Jo NesboPublisher: Harvill SeckerPages: 531 Price: Rs 599If you love Nordic noir then I don’t need to tell you about a...Read More

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Here are four books released just now

Fifteen-year-old Simran Sangha comes from a long line of Indian matchmakers. When she sets up her cousin, her family is thrilled that she...Read More

Fervour to be Free Book Review: Anatomy of happiness

Fervour to be Free Book Review: Anatomy of happiness

“Money,” the driver said spontaneously, mischievously adding: “Can I add a girlfriend to the list?” A primordial need of all living forms...Read More

Kaifi Azmi-Poems/Nazms Book Review: The book just passes muster

Kaifi Azmi-Poems/Nazms Book Review: The book just passes muster

Sudeep Sen’s Kaifi Azmi is one such book containing rather humdrum renditions of Kaifi’s very fine poetry in Urdu.

Who is Bharat Mata? Writings by and on Jawaharlal Nehru Book review: Reading Nehru’s mind

Who is Bharat Mata? Writings by and on Jawaharlal Nehru Book review: Reading Nehru’s mind

As a reader, one comes across many such references in this book, which makes it a collector’s copy, to understand the past while scriptin...Read More

Morarji Desai Book Review: The ethical Prime Minister

Morarji Desai Book Review: The ethical Prime Minister

Although Desai had a prominent role to play in India’s freedom struggle and thereafter, he is a much forgotten leader.

For the love of a man Book Review: A woman's plight

For the love of a man Book Review: A woman's plight

For The Love of A Man is one of the most poignant works by Amrinder Bajaj, a renowned gynaecologist by profession and a writer by passion...Read More

Capturing the epic fallout

Capturing the epic fallout

This is the answer to the question why there was a fight between Tata and Mistry.

Not a lot of sex, but there’s definitely spunk

Not a lot of sex, but there’s definitely spunk

From the writer who gave us the most fierce, honest, bold and relatable women in prose, comes another honest memoir on the lines of Sex i...Read More

Breathtaking & blood-spattered race through Paris

Breathtaking & blood-spattered race through Paris

An Israeli passenger disappears with a blonde woman in red less than two hours after alighting from his flight at Charles de Gaulle airpo...Read More

Makes for a nice weekend read

Makes for a nice weekend read

The title intrigues you. There is no doubt about it. And like the title, the book itself is quite a read if you are fond of a good mix of...Read More

A gripping narrative, keeps you hooked

A gripping narrative, keeps you hooked

Raj Kamal Jha, Chief Editor of The Indian Express is back with his latest novel, The City and The Sea.

Too open-ended to be called a thriller

Too open-ended to be called a thriller

The Phoenix is a mystery thriller about a very powerful enemy of the world, Athena Petridis, who is rising to power to reclaim her crimin...Read More

In defence of Duryodhan

In defence of Duryodhan

History often glorifies the victorious and vilifies the vanquished.

India will reunite with Pakistan, predicts Katju

India will reunite with Pakistan, predicts Katju

This book, like Katju’s earlier books, will rank high on the Flesch-Kincaid readability index, which tests how readable and simple a text...Read More

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