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Non Fiction
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

Culture  /  Published 13.03.22

The tales we thought we’d tell of us

Of the 300 publishers who participated in the 45th edition of the Calcutta Book Fair that ends today, 40 were relatively new and small-time concerns with lyrical names such as Dhansere, Aranyamon, Sri...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Books  /  Published 04.02.22

Doomsday dissected

Book name: The Nutmeg’s Curse: PARABLES FOR A PLANET IN CRISIS Author: Amitav Ghosh Publisher, price: Allen Lane, Rs 599 Amitav Ghosh’s latest non-fiction is a brilliant read. It i...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda

Books  /  Published 31.12.21

Page turners of 2021: Non-fiction

Packing in complex layers of political theory, legal discourse and forensic technicalities, The Truth Machines’ exhaustive documentation and new frameworks expose the “scaffold of rule of ...
By The Telegraph

Lifestyle  /  Published 28.12.21

Non-fiction reads of 2021

8. My Life in Full: Work, Family, and Our Future by Indra Nooyi (Hachette India) When the first woman of colour to lead a Fortune 50 company writes about her life, you listen! In her memoir, Nooyi wh...
By Shrestha Saha

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Books  /  Published 24.12.21

A saint revisited

Significantly, Agrawal not only explores the words and lines of the Kabir archives but examines and provides fresh meaning to those of his disciples too — for instance, Anantdas. The author deli...
By Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

Books  /  Published 17.12.21

That irrepressible, luminous lady

At least three extraordinary individuals may be said to have substantially contributed to the making of Zohra, the artist and the human being, her forceful attitudes and her never-say-die aspirations....
By Vidyarthy Chatterjee

Books  /  Published 17.12.21

An ode to honesty

Lavasa’s family follows a decidedly middle-class script. His father marries a girl chosen for him and eventually invests himself fully in the education of his children who, by Lavasa’s own...
By Akshat Agarwal

Books  /  Published 17.12.21

A death in the life of China

The historian, Bryna Goodman, has taken this tragic story and turned it into a fascinating and thoughtful analysis of the changing mores of a turbulent but lively period — the early 1920s &mdash...
By Rana Mitter

Books  /  Published 03.12.21

Maydays, past and present

Besides the Introduction and Conclusion, the volume is divided into 11 chapters. Chapter 8, “The Fractal Geometry of Disaster”, is the most readable, the narrative riveting and the details...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda


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