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Books to read in monsoons

1. Monsoon Feelings: A History of Emotions in the Rain by Imke Rajamani, Margrit Pernau, Katherine Butler Scho...

Metrical dissonance

Book: Jungle Nama:A Story of the Sundarban Author: Amitav Ghosh Publisher: Fourth Estate Price: Rs 699 I...
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Where mystery meets nostalgia

Book: The Forest Beneath the Mountains Author: Ankush Saikia, Publisher: Speaking Tiger Price: Rs 49...

Beneath the mask

Book: Red Pill Author: Hari Kunzru Publisher: Scribner Price: Rs 599 I’ve had my eye on Hari Kunzr...

The woman behind the man

Book: Ruttie Jinnah: The Woman Who Stood Defiant  Authors: Saad S. Khan and Sara S. Khan Publisher: Ebury...

Anubha Yadav on debut novel The Anger of Saintly Men

Art is meant to disturb the comfortable, we are told, and Anubha Yadav’s debut novel The Anger of Saintl...

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Books  /  Published 23.11.18

Why we are living in an age of walls

Has there ever been a time when the world has not been divided by walls is the question that the title of Tim Marshall’s latest book, Divided: Why We’re Living in An Age of Walls, immediately brin...
By Navras J. Aafreedi

Books  /  Published 11.06.20

Knowing what the future holds

Toni Morrison’s first death anniversary — it is on August 5 — approaches us at a time when the racial tensions in American society that she astutely criticized in her works have come to head. As...
By Nayantara Mazumder

Books  /  Published 11.06.20

The melody of discordant notes

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By Argha Kr Banerjee

Books  /  Published 08.06.20

Future of literature fests

Freytag’s dramatic structure, if marked against the backdrop of our current state of being, would suggest that we are in the climax of our very own Shakespearean tragedy. We were ‘introduced’ to...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 25.04.20

Marketing lessons from HUL

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By Sudhir Sitapati

Books  /  Published 11.10.18

Bookshops are not always romantic

Neil Gaiman once said, “a town isn’t a town without a bookstore. It may call itself a town, but unless it’s got a bookstore... it’s not foolin’ a soul.” In theory, Gaiman should be pleased...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Books  /  Published 23.04.20

Lessons on tolerance from the great Mughal

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By Raziuddin Aquil

Culture  /  Published 11.10.18

Unauthorised biographer unearths Bolly secrets

Years ago, as a Bollywood-obsessed teenager, I realised books on popular Hindi film actors offered only sanitised versions of their widely reported lives. When I set out to write about stars, I wanted...
By Yasser Usman

Books  /  Published 06.10.18

Roaring twenties

Recap: While Vik and Tilottama are well entrenched in Jampot — the latter lording over the management school, it appears — the city turns out to be somewhat of a dampener for Pixie as well as her ...
By Devapriya Roy

Books  /  Published 15.08.19

Nomi Ali is an ambitious project

In the Acknowledgments section of her novel, The Miraculous True History of Nomi Ali, the author, Uzma Aslam Khan, recalls a visit to a library that was inspired by a quote by a British politician who...
By Sujaan Mukherjee


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