Jharkhand  /  Published 13.10.20

Comic book on Galwan martyr on the cards

The cover page of a comic based on the life of soldier Ganesh Hansda, who martyred in a clash between Indian and Chinese troops at Galwan Valley on June 15, was released on his birth anniversary from ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Jamshedpur

Books  /  Published 09.10.20

A Puja-time reading list

Final Cut by S.J. Watson (Penguin; Rs 699) Alex is a film-maker who arrives at Blackwood Bay to shoot her film but the sleepy town is suspicious of her. And why not when there is hardly anything ...
By Shrestha Saha in

Calcutta  /  Published 02.10.20

Ananda eBooks for popular titles

Ananda Publishers on Friday announced the launch of a range of eBooks for its most popular titles through its e-commerce site and apps on the Chrome platform for the desktop and the A...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 01.10.20

Tracing Gandhi through books

We end with a more personal yet scholarly book, The Good Boatman: A Portrait of Gandhi by acclaimed biographer Rajmohan Gandhi, who is also Gandhi’s grandson. By examining in detail the dominant...
By Richa Burman in

Books  /  Published 24.09.20

Lest we remember

Databases, first set up and then commandeered by the Memory Police, become a new source of terror. Such commandeering is often shrugged off by citizens: there is an ease or even a determination with w...
By Sajni Mukherji in

Books  /  Published 21.09.20

Books scheduled for 2021 that have us excited

Some of us have cancelled 2020 in our minds and become prone to imagining a time ‘when all of this is over’, effortlessly. Since the mind is already wandering into 2021, why not add a list...
By Shrestha Saha in

Books  /  Published 18.09.20

Ken Follett on his sensational new prequel

A dramatically-shot video with an upright Ken Follett striding through cathedrals of humbling sizes, speaking about his latest offering The Evening and The Morning (Pan Macmillan India), welcomed some...
By Shrestha Saha in

Books  /  Published 14.09.20

Agatha Christie’s vicious villains

We bet you can’t guess the villain in this masterly, convention-breaking novel. As readers, our instincts are inclined towards trusting the narrator of the story. But, surprise, surprise! The se...
By Hia Datta in

Books  /  Published 31.08.20

Emile Guimet longlist features Prajwal Parajuly

France’s Emile Guimet Prize is given every year to an Asian author whose book has been translated into French and this year, Calcutta’ Prajwal Parajuly is on the coveted list with his 2013...
By Shrestha Saha in

Science Tech  /  Published 30.08.20

A bookshelf called iCloud

I have registered my BSNL mobile number with the do-not-disturb (DND) registry, but I continue to get unwanted messages from marketers. Prasun Sarkar To stop getting unwanted commercial messages on ...
By Surit Doss in


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