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Published on 18-Feb-2017
The CEO Who Lost His Head, Aditya Sinha, Pan Macmillan, 2017, pp 265, Rs 299

Morning Analysis CEO Buster Das has been found dead in his office with his head bashed in. When an unlikely detective duo Sandesh Solvekar...

Relations in dull times

Published on 18-Feb-2017
Autumn, Ali Smith, Hamish Hamilton 2016, pp 260, Rs 449

When Ali Smith's eighth novel, Autumn, was published in Britain last fall, it was hailed as the first serious work of post-Brexit fiction..

Constructed on fright

Published on 18-Feb-2017
No Man's Land, David Baldacci, Pan Macmillan 2016, pp 417, Rs 599

At a time when many US-born thriller-writers keep concocting plots where all things evil are perpetrated by a ruthless foreign agency...

A bloody deep cut

Published on 18-Feb-2017

This is a biography of what the authors William Dalrymple and Anita Anand call "the world's most infamous diamond."

Of Amba's angst

Published on 11-Feb-2017

A recent article in The Guardian, authored by Indonesian novelist-poet-essayist Laksmi Pamuntjak, talks about Indonesia...

Making & breaking

Published on 11-Feb-2017
Lahore in the Time of the Raj, Ian talbot & Tahir Kamran, Penguin, 2016, pp 269, Rs. 599

Lahore was once the shining star of undivided North India, a glittering crown that was the hub of trading, higher education....

Who'll defend earth?

Published on 11-Feb-2017
The four legendary kingdoms, Matthew Reilly, Hachette, 2016, pp 430, Rs. 499

Right from the first scene of The Four Legendary Kingdoms, we know what we're in for. Our hero, Jack West...

Spy on the run

Published on 04-Feb-2017

I have to start with a confession - I have enjoyed Stephenie Meyer's other books; the Twilight series as well as The Host...

New from the old

Published on 04-Feb-2017
Second Encounter Ramapada Chowdhury, translated by Swapna Dutta Niyogi  2016, pp 118 295

An unforgotten old romance is rekindled and fading dreams are revived in Ramapada Chowdhury's novella Second Encounter...

Another control freak

Published on 04-Feb-2017
The Girl Before J P Delaney Ballantine Books  2017, pp 336 1,432

The stars of The Girl Before are an architect, two women and a high-tech house so sadistic that it practically spanks them...

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Theater Person Lakshmi Chandrashekar in an interview to Prajavani Metro for ' Naa Kanda...

Theater Person Lakshmi Chandrashekar in an interview to Prajavani Metro for ' Naa Kanda...

A n aircraft take off in a backdrop of sun set on the last day of the 11th biennial edition...

A n aircraft take off in a backdrop of sun set on the last day of the 11th biennial edition...

A Truck caught fire , at Road in Tinsukia, Assam on Saturday...

A Truck caught fire , at Road in Tinsukia, Assam on Saturday...

Virat Kohli speaks at 49th All India Central Revenue Sports Meet ...

Virat Kohli speaks at 49th All India Central Revenue Sports Meet ...

Indian Air Force's helicopter aerobatic team 'Sarang' on the last day of the 11th Biennial edition..

Indian Air Force's helicopter aerobatic team 'Sarang' on the last day of the 11th Biennial edition..

Skycat Wingwalkers, the Scandinavian aerobatic team, makes a heart on the last day of AERO INDIA...

Skycat Wingwalkers, the Scandinavian aerobatic team, makes a heart on the last day of AERO INDIA...

A three-months-old hippopotamus is seen with its mother Pippa at the Le Cornelle Animal Park...

A three-months-old hippopotamus is seen with its mother Pippa at the Le Cornelle Animal Park...

Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh with his wife Rukmini during their wedding reception in Mumbai...

Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh with his wife Rukmini during their wedding reception in Mumbai...

A ball of fire from explosives goes up during the ongoing U.S.-Thai joint military exercise...

A ball of fire from explosives goes up during the ongoing U.S.-Thai joint military exercise...

Sibrerian birds frolic over Narmda River waters in Jabalpur...

Sibrerian birds frolic over Narmda River waters in Jabalpur...

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