Lifestyle  /  Published 14.06.22

Why worshipping impermanence brings grief?

Selvadurai’s prose is haunting and memorable in its veracity and easiness. His language, for instance, right in the beginning of our meeting with Yashodhara, when she has been married for a very...
By Julie Banerjee Mehta

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

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 11.05.22

Ayanna Lloyd Banwo’s debut novel 'When we were birds'

Julie Banerjee Mehta is the 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 U...
By Julie Banerjee Mehta

Events  /  Published 03.05.22 arrived in Kolkata with their unique Lock The Box event!

Post-pandemic, a new problem was identified by the Bookchor team –– people do not have a place to sell their pre-loved books. So to be able to give readers a scope to sell theirs, Bookchor...
By Shrestha Saha


Books  /  Published 02.05.22

New reads coming your way in May

Mean Baby: A Memoir of Growing Up by Selma Blair As an infant, Blair was known as a mean baby, thanks to a scowl and a judgmental, scrutinizing face. In this autobiography, Blair — known for ro...
By Joumana Khatib

Books  /  Published 29.04.22

Shelves and selves

“The library in the daytime is an organised place,” Suresh Menon remembers the Canadian polymath, Alberto Manguel, telling him once, “but at night you can imagine the books talking t...
By Debnita Chakravarti

Books  /  Published 29.04.22

Divine apathy

God moves in mysterious ways. In “inspirational author” Mitch Albom’s latest book, The Stranger in the Lifeboat, God is pulled out of the water into a lifeboat. To clear all confusio...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Books  /  Published 28.04.22

Bonnie Garmus’s novel 'Lessons in Chemistry'

It is difficult to tell that Bonnie Garmus’s novel Lessons in Chemistry is a debut by the author. All set to be a raging commercial success, this book is made up of a lethal combination of sharp...
By Shrestha Saha

Lifestyle  /  Published 27.04.22

Must read books for May

In the Language of Remembering: The Inheritance of Partition by Aanchal Malhotra (HarperCollins India) Oral historian Aanchal Malhotra’s 2017 book Remnants of Separation was applauded for its ...
By Shrestha Saha


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