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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 26.12.19

The page turners of 2019: Fiction

Quichotte by Salman Rushdie, Hamish HamiltonRushdie turns the idea of the quixotic quest on its head in this layered novel. The knight errant loses his mind watching TV and sets off across America wit...
By The Telegraph

Books  /  Published 19.01.19

The Grim Reapers

The Karni Bharni paintings from 18th and 19th century Jain manuscripts illustrate hell with its mindboggling variety of sufferings. Karni in Hindi means deed and bharni would translate as returns. The...
By Upala Sen

Books  /  Published 19.01.19

An eye on the world

The release of Gun Island, the new book by Amitav Ghosh, is still about five months away, but curiosity about it is already running high. His first work of fiction after The Ibis Trilogy, the last of ...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 16.01.19

Many shudder but I don't care: Reshma Qureshi

She is a vlogger, has walked the ramp and is an youth icon. She is also an acid attack survivor. Reshma Qureshi talks of the attack that changed her life, her journey from depression and her book, Bei...
By Chandreyee Ghose

Books  /  Published 20.12.19

Not a very merry Christmas for one and all

Christmas is not the happiest time of the year, especially in literature. While a lavish Dickensian feast may be the first image that a literary Christmas brings to mind, it could be instructive to as...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Books  /  Published 09.05.19

Portrait of the artist as a traveller

The Vincent Van Gogh Atlas By Nienke Denekamp and René van Blerk with Teio Meedendorp, Yale/Van Gogh Museum, $22.50...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Books  /  Published 04.05.19

Ira Mukhoty on retelling history the right way

Sit with author Ira Mukhoty for a few minutes, and you’re sure to get transported to another century, a different era. t2oS caught up with Ira for an exclusive chat during the Jaipur Literature Fest...
By Ushnota Paul

Books  /  Published 27.02.20

Dark light: Women in 17th-century England

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By Nayantara Mazumder

Books  /  Published 27.02.20

Stories rooted in reality

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By Kamalika Basu

Books  /  Published 02.05.19

Echoes from a quieter past

Ayodhya: City of Faith, City of Discord By Valay Singh, Aleph, Rs 799 ...
By Shaikh Mujibur Rehman


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