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Books

A Children’s book baked to perfection

Raja Sen’s book takes the gory, adult world of Francis Ford Coppola’s Godfather and turns it into a delightful read for children.

03 Jan 2018 12:22 AM

Bibliomania, Biblioboom: Best Books of 2017

As the year draws to a close, the obsessive bibliophile in me delights in recommending my top books of 2017.

31 Dec 2017 1:16 AM

With everything recorded in books, what happens to memory?

The secret police discovered he is a Russian and incarcerated in a concentration camp for two years.

29 Dec 2017 12:14 AM

Living the commoner’s life

To reach out about the rich history of Thanjavur to youngsters, Pratap resorted to social media.

29 Dec 2017 12:14 AM

Exploring the roots of Bengali exceptionalism

Extensively researched, deeply felt and engagingly narrated, The Bengalis is a compelling read.

29 Dec 2017 12:14 AM

A romantic in search of letters and love

It has young Twisha Khanna finding a stack of old letters and going in search of the man who wrote it.

27 Dec 2017 12:08 AM

Of women who stand apart

Writer Shinie Antony’s compilation — An Unsuitable Woman, is a collection of stories about rebellious change-making women.

27 Dec 2017 12:08 AM

Nail-biting mystery for young readers

As the author says, Hit For A Six is for six to 16-year-olds; for new readers as well as the bookworms. The plot is good and the language simple.

24 Dec 2017 1:08 AM

A deeply thought-provoking dystopian satire

A vital, timely, thought-provoking and deeply relevant work of writing, the novel is definitely not recommended for the squeamish.

24 Dec 2017 1:07 AM

A tribute to the art of a cinematographer

It is more like a little primer for lay readers rather than an exhaustive probe into the intricate craft of cinematography.

24 Dec 2017 1:05 AM