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...

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...

Books  /  Published 25.02.20

Wealth management for the wealthy

Jayesh Parekh wears many hats, of which co-founding Sony Entertainment Television channel is just one. He has now added another feather to his cap by authoring a book What Shall We Do With All This Mo...
By Ravish Rizvi

Culture  /  Published 23.02.20

Sudeep Nagarkar: Balancing fiction and reality

A teenager walks up to Sudeep Nagarkar with a big smile and a pile of his books stacked in her arms all the way up to her head, almost obstructing her view. Her smile deepens as her favourite author s...
By Hia Datta

Books  /  Published 19.04.19

Novoneel Chakraborty on his new book

Novoneel Chakraborty’s latest novel Half Torn Hearts (Penguin) — a self-confessed semi-autobiographical book — is a coming-of-age tale of three individuals coming to terms with their first loss....
By Ushnota Paul

Books  /  Published 19.04.19

The socialist vision: Newer perspectives

The collapse of the USSR resulted in, among other things, a resurfacing of critical studies of Marxism going beyond the Cold War polarities. One part of that was a recovery of the wide spectrum within...
By Kunal Chattopadhyay

Books  /  Published 18.04.19

Books waiting to be rediscovered

Concealed in the shadows of old Barcelona and situated at the crossroads of memory and time lies a vast subterranean library of labyrinthine corridors, intricate passageways, spiralling arches and cur...
By Sonia Sahoo

Books  /  Published 13.04.19

A slice of Kashmir's troubled ties with Delhi

After winning a landslide victory in the 1977 assembly elections, the Sheikh continued to play the politics of manipulating popular political sentiment. To be fair to Abdullah, he never ceased to nurs...
By The Telegraph

Books  /  Published 11.04.19

Unruly Waters: Digging a watery grave

Unruly Waters: How Mountain Rivers And Monsoons Have Shaped South Asia’s History By Sunil Amrith, Allen Lane,Rs 799 ...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

Books  /  Published 17.02.20

Keshava Guha takes on the dark side of life

Those familiar with Cole Porter’s tongue-in-cheek songwriting would know that his timeless hit Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall in Love), is a humorous love song a la Porter style, replete with sexual in...
By Anannya Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.04.19

Rajat Gupta’s memoir: the biggest gamble

Gupta’s book, written over two years, tackles multiple themes. There is betrayal and hurt by close friends and institutions, particularly one, McKinsey & Co., the global consulting giant that he...
By D. N. Mukerjea

Books  /  Published 16.02.20

Toils of reaching the top of one’s career

Apurva Purohit is the president of the Jagran Prakashan group and when she is not managing the entire mandate for multiple media houses, she strives to help women reach the pinnacle of their career. S...
By Shrestha Saha


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