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Book Review
Books  /  Published 01.07.22

Heart’s tales

Book: Going: Stories of kinship Author: Keki N. Daruwalla Publisher: Speaking Tiger Price: Rs 499 Keki N. Daruwalla’s latest collection of stories, Going, would leave readers with an ac...
By Nandini Bhattacharya

Books  /  Published 01.07.22

Cough, blood, despair

Books: Phantom Plague: How tuberculosis shaped history Author: Vidya Krishnan Publisher: Viking Price: 799 From Thomas Mann’s  The Magic Mountain to Ritwik Ghatak’s ...
By Shaoli Pramanik

Books  /  Published 01.07.22

Verbose reflections

Book: The Commissioner for Lost Causes Author: Arun Shourie Publisher: Viking Price: Rs 999 Arun Shourie’s memoir fills a gap in the prolific writing already available on some of India&rsquo...
By K.P. Nayar

Books  /  Published 01.07.22

Dissolving the margins

Book: In the Margins: On the pleasures of reading and writing Author: Elena Ferrante Publisher: Europa Price: $14.99 Elena Ferrante is the pseudonym of a novelist whose real-life identity, despite...
By Supriya Chaudhuri

Books  /  Published 29.06.22

Mujib’s colleague recalls the country of their dreams

Book: Untranquil Recollections: Nation Building in post-Liberation Bangladesh Author: Rehman Sobhan Publisher: Sage, New Delhi, 2021 Price: Rs 595 It would require a Greek trag...
By Mani Shankar Aiyar

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Books  /  Published 24.06.22

Enlightened feet

Book: Six Walks: In The Footsteps Of Henry David Thoreau Author: Ben Shattuck Publisher: Tin House Price: $22.95 Henry David Thoreau, the American naturalist, essayist and philosopher, was fond o...
By Ishita Mukherjee

Books  /  Published 24.06.22

Stories of those in chains

Book: My Pen Is The Wing Of A Bird: New Fiction By Afghan Women Author: Afghan Women Publisher: Quercus Price: ₹599 My Pen Is the Wing of a Bird is likely to be considered a historically s...
By S.D. Chaudhuri

Books  /  Published 24.06.22

Reimagining the rural

Book: A History Of Sriniketan: Rabindranath Tagore’s Pioneering Work In Rural Reconstruction Author: Uma Das Gupta Publisher: Niyogi Price: ₹450 For most of us, Rabindranath Tagore is prim...
By Samantak Das

Books  /  Published 24.06.22

Dark justice

Book: Nettle & Bone Author: T. Kingfisher Publisher: Tor Price: $25.99 Nettle & Bone begins as no fairy tale would: Marra, a thirty-yearold princess, is in a cemetery, desecrating graves a...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Books  /  Published 17.06.22

Hidden truth

Book: The Palace Papers: Inside The House Of Windsor — The Truth And The Turmoil Author: Tina Brown Publisher: Crown Price: $35 The scandals surrounding the unhappy House of Windsor have bee...
By Sohini Chakraborty


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