Thriller with a blunted edge

The hook to the story is the protagonist being incriminated himself...

The sultan speaks

This memoir is a candid revelation of events in the complex and turmoil-laden world of Pakistan cricket...

The man behind the icon

In penning down her life with Ambedkar, the writer affords readers a rare and close glimpse into Ambedkar the ...

Inside Ayodhya

In the chapter titled “Ram’s Protégé”, Mukherjee profiles some of the key players in the temple moveme...

Unexpected connections

Kloeble introduces us to Bartholomew’s story through peek into brutalised conditions of his life in orphanag...

Glimpses of a period of flux

Principal appeal of book lies in its close examination of some of complex circumstances and anxieties that wer...

Books  /  Published 10.03.23

Neither pulp nor fiction

In the book, Tarantino makes fun of others, in films or outside them, sometimes in an underlying, serious sort of way...
By Vidyarthy Chatterjee

Books  /  Published 10.03.23

Moment’s bliss

Even though Patti Smith remains underrated as a visual artist, this volume shows that she can leverage the form to create subtle or implied visual and/or thematic connections...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Culture  /  Published 05.03.23

Books, shelved

Bengal hosts close to 50 book fairs every year, and yet this is the same state where public libraries are dying. The Telegraph tries to make sense of the contradiction...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Books  /  Published 03.03.23

Lines redrawn

Sanjeev Chopra's book is not just a map-based look at India’s past divisions but a valuable insight into how the nation has rearranged itself and may continue to redefine its territory and democracy...
By Priyank Patel

Books  /  Published 03.03.23

The felling and fall of liberalism

The book hands us a great opportunity to bridge the widening gap between intellectual rigour and popular opinion...
By Iman Kumar Mitra

Books  /  Published 03.03.23

In the dark

Louise Penny seems more invested in fleshing out her characters and the ambience rather than in her plot...
By Kajori Patra

Books  /  Published 03.03.23

Rain of black butterflies

What triggered the conceptualisation of the book — the most fragile of human inventions, yet one that makes us who we are?...
By Deeptanil Ray

Books  /  Published 01.03.23

Goutam Ghose launches Bridging Lines and Roots

Bridging Lines and Roots, a voluminous semi-biographical manual replete with pictures of iconic buildings in the city and beyond that he has designed over 50-plus years...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 25.02.23

Penguin to publish Roald Dahl originals

After criticism from Salman Rushdie and Rishi Sunak, the children's author's stories will stay in print unaltered, too...
By Deutsche Welle

Books  /  Published 24.02.23

Yearning for the familiar

At end of book, Ramadan and Baes discuss difficulties of translating La Vie Tranquille which required usage of harshest synonym ...
By Sohini Chakraborty


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