The Dire Straits story, courtesy John Illsley

A band is blowing Dixie Double four time You feel alright When you hear the music ring That’s the secon...

America’s wonder years

Book: The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War Author: Louis Menand, Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giro...

Everest beckons

Book: The Hunt for Mount Everest Author: Craig Storti Publisher: John Murray Price: Rs 699 The peak that...

The long road to equality

Book: Owning Land, Being Women: Inheritance and Subjecthood in India Author: Amrita Mondal Publisher: De Gruyt...

Gold without glitter

Book: Gold Diggers: a novel Author: Sanjena Sathian Publisher: HarperCollins Price: Rs 599 Middle-class ...

A beauty in braids

Book: The Braided River: A Journey along the Brahmaputra Author: Samrat Choudhury, Publisher: HarperColli...

Books  /  Published 22.11.21

Dancing With The Gods launched at London’s Nehru Centre

To exemplify this exposition, I played a scintillating video from Sohinimoksha’s performance for the President of India at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas. I wanted to show this discerning audience ...
By Sunita Bhuyan

Books  /  Published 21.11.21

An offer and a gentleman

Riva Razdan is a New York University graduate and currently working as a screenwriter and author based in Mumbai. Her debut novel Arzu was published by Hachette India in 2021 ...
By Riva Razdan

Books  /  Published 20.11.21

Pulp fiction tag team

Yes, people are really hitting the ball out of the park with book promotions these days with social media playing a large role. This brings me to my next question, what are your personal relationships...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 19.11.21

Man beats machine

Thus, Larson contends, AI may be a useful and sophisticated tool to perform a wide variety of functions but it can take all of us this far and no further. He firmly believes that AI is “both bad...
By Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

Books  /  Published 19.11.21

Loosening the knots

Part 1 — The Past — deals with the period from India’s Independence up to the period of globalization, from P.V. Narasimha Rao’s privatization drive to Manmohan Singh’s m...
By Frank Rausan Pereira

Books  /  Published 19.11.21

Travels across a linguistic terrain

Mohan impresses that ergativity exists in all languages, as she moves on to explore the caravan of Marathi, Bhojpuri, Balochi, Punjabi, Sindhi and many more tongues. In the process, she bursts the bub...
By Papia Sengupta

Books  /  Published 19.11.21

A beauty in braids

The two Sections which comprise Choudhury’s travels in Lower Assam and Bangladesh are informed by erudite accounts of Ahom and Kamrup dynasties and their battles, archaeological heritage and rui...
By Priyank Patel

Books  /  Published 17.11.21

Resolved tells Ban Ki-moon’s inspirational story of leading the United Nations

Ban Ki-moon is a South Korean diplomat and former foreign minister who served as the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 2007 to December 2016. His book Resolved: Uniting Natio...
By Ban Ki-moon

Books  /  Published 17.11.21

Celebrity cookbooks that go beyond recipes

Chrissy Teigen It’s been a tough year, to say the least, for the American model and television personality, not because anything has changed in her personal life but her past behaviour on socia...
By Mathures Paul

Books  /  Published 14.11.21

The Blind Matriarch plunges into our memories of early Covid days

With intricate details that help add colours to her narration, Gokhale’s approach to every individual begs for empathy from every reader. Shanta chances upon a memory of watching her mother get ...
By Shrestha Saha


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