Book Review
Books  /  Published 03.06.22

Losing a beloved world

Book: The tombstone in my garden: Stories from Nagaland Author: Temsula Ao Publisher: Speaking Tiger Price: Rs 499 There is something dark about this collection of five short stories by Temsula Ao...
By Pradip Phanjoubam

Books  /  Published 03.06.22

A prodigiously long letter

Book: Violeta Author: Isabel Allende Publisher: Bloomsbury Price: Rs.599 Isabel Allende’s latest novel, translated by Frances Riddle, presents us with one hundred years of thronging company,...
By Debapriya Basu 

Books  /  Published 03.06.22

Dahlia Sen Oberoi’s debut book 'Ashramed'

That a journey of 30 days could be so exhilarating is evident in Sen Oberoi’s light tone and her ability to find humour in every situation. She chronicles in grave details her experience that of...
By Shrestha Saha

Lifestyle  /  Published 02.06.22

Why Memory Matters through Abhishek Parui’s new book

Julie Banerjee Mehta is an author of Dance of Life and co-author of the bestselling biography Strongman: The Extraordinary Life of Hun Sen. She has a PhD in English and South Asian Studies from the Un...
By Julie Banerjee Mehta

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


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