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Like India: Profound, mundane, exciting

Alas, it was a mixed fare. Like India itself, the book is profound and mundane, in parts, in parts exciting, edgy, but at others, clichéd and trite.

20 Aug 2017 2:57 AM

An evocative, nostalgic look at old Kolkata

The book happily mixes travel writing with story telling for children.

18 Aug 2017 1:14 AM

Demystificating the strength and glory of the mighty forty

The text is attributed to Tulsidas who also wrote the Ramcharitamanas, another beloved book of wisdom.

16 Aug 2017 12:13 AM

Visions of a nation

Historian and politician Sugata Bose stresses on the need for freedom of speech and expression and the right to quality education.

16 Aug 2017 12:12 AM

Books for the people, by the people

A Mumbaikar has created a free online library on a social media platform. On his off days, he delivers books all over the city for free.

14 Aug 2017 12:04 AM

Book review: Ephron’s Harry and Sally get a desi, modern twist

Matters reach a head when Dimple realises that after this course she goes to Stanford and Rishi’s off to MIT.

13 Aug 2017 2:01 AM

Book review: Walking through Kabul, in the shadow of war

As someone who spent her childhood there, and who is distressed when Afghanistan is imagines as a forsaken wilderness populated by masked bandits,

13 Aug 2017 2:00 AM

Book review: Gripping tale of 25-year-old journo

It was basically divided into a recipe mode: ingredients, batter, heat, eating, coffee and a cig which on hindsight suited Kitty’s culinary passion.

11 Aug 2017 12:30 AM

The love-making scene of the gay couple was a challenge, says Isha Inamdar

The book revolves around NJ, an aspiring DJ, who falls head over heels with her pretend-boyfriend’s brother, Rudea.

09 Aug 2017 12:51 AM

Futuristic fantasy

An apocalyptic, dystopian science fiction novel that combines evolutionary theory with mythology.

09 Aug 2017 12:49 AM