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Books

An artist under the burka

Acitivist Kirthi Jayakumar’s recent book, The Doodler of Dimishq, is set in Syria amidst the war.

21 Oct 2017 1:03 AM

A journal for wandering and wondering

There are blank spaces where the reader can also put down his/her thoughts along with my words,” says Bond.

18 Oct 2017 12:40 AM

The geek shall inherit the Earth

In Origin:Number 5, Dan Brown captures today’s conspiracy theory-ridden world, in which young people dominate through the power of digital jargon.

18 Oct 2017 12:39 AM

A 100-episode saga running on steroids

Girls Don’t Cry is strongly recommended for readers who enjoy sniffling over saccharine sentimentalism.

15 Oct 2017 12:44 AM

‘Researching for the book was like solving a mystery or puzzle’

The prognosis remains fraught because Pakistan feels it is about to achieve the strategic depth it has long sought in Afghanistan.

13 Oct 2017 12:46 AM

Calling the ‘cursed’ Durand Line what it is

Everything suggests the manner in which the Durand agreement was signed constitutes a dark chapter in Afghan history.

13 Oct 2017 12:42 AM

A requiem for Macaulay

A quiz question in school could be to ask the children to name the books associated with these authors.

13 Oct 2017 12:35 AM

In times of social media, are we all listening?

In his book, Arun Maira talks about how communications have become shallower.

11 Oct 2017 12:51 AM

Relationships in digital era

Parul A. Mittal’s third novel, Let’s Have Coffee, is a refreshing and witty take on what love means to the millennial generation.

11 Oct 2017 12:49 AM

Love is more complex than biryani

he novel begins in the thick of action with Aliya, the protagonist, arranging a dish. She can’t wait to click a picture of it.

08 Oct 2017 6:49 AM