Book Review
Books  /  Published 27.05.22

Quiet reflections on the tidal wave

Book: Lost & Found: A Memoir Author: Kathryn Schulz Publisher: Picador Price: £14.99 In his essay, “Our Attitude Towards Death”, Sigmund Freud attributes “our current s...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

Books  /  Published 27.05.22

When India’s numbers lie

Books: Whole Numbers and Half Truths: What Data Can And Cannot Tell Us About Modern India Author: Rukmini S. Publisher: Context Price: Rs 699 Data, or their absence — in the times of search ...
By Deeptanil Ray

Books  /  Published 27.05.22

Green bonds

Book: What’s Left Of The Jungle: A Conservation Story Author: Nitin Sekar Publisher: Bloomsbury Price: Rs. 799 A 2010 Government of India task force report claimed that more than 400 laboure...
By Shaoli Pramanik

Books  /  Published 27.05.22

Geographies of death

Book: The Devil’s Atlas: An Explorer’s Guide To Heavens, Hells and Afterworlds Author: Edward Brooke-Hitching Publisher: Simon & Schuster Price: Rs 1,199 Shakespeare’s Hamlet...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Books  /  Published 25.05.22

All about Beth O’ Leary’s latest book The No-Show

Beth O’ Leary’s new novel The No-Show (Hachette India; Rs 699) is a package to reckon with. The bright yellow of the cover with a two-people table with a single seat occupied screams rom-c...
By Shrestha Saha


Books  /  Published 20.05.22

Find the exotic in the mundane

But instead of fireworks, gentle — occasionally puckish — humour ensued as these technically perfect works alluded to icons from world culture and stood conventions and traditions on their...
By Soumitra Das

Books  /  Published 20.05.22

Entwined lives

Book: The Sovereign Lives of India and Pakistan: Post-Partition Statehood in South Asia Author: Atul Mishra Publisher: Oxford Price: Rs 1,495 The Sovereign Lives of India and Pakistan engages in a...
By Sutanuka Ghosh

Books  /  Published 20.05.22

Sufferings, old and new

Book: The Sentence Author: Louise Erdrich Publisher: Hachette  Price: ₹799 Some lives are mired in greater absurdity than others, be it because of their own foolishness or the horrors ...
By Sohini Chakraborty

Books  /  Published 20.05.22

Iridescent yarn

Book: A Venetian At The Mughal Court: The Life and Adventures of Nicolo Manucci Author: Marco Moneta Publisher: Vintage Price: ₹699 A phantom boatman in one of Premendra Mitra’s stories fr...
By Hia Sen

Books  /  Published 13.05.22

Barred voices

Hope Behind Bars: Notes From Indian Prisons Edited by: Sanjoy Hazarika and Madhurima Dhanuka Publisher: Pan Macmillan Price: Rs 599 Both as an experience and subject, incarceration, generally spe...
By Nabanipa Bhattacharjee


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