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Published on 14-Jan-2017
Palace of Assassins, Aditya Iyengar, Hachette, 2016, pp 223, Rs 299

The battle of Kurukshetra has come to its catastrophic end. As Ashwatthama regains consciousness, he realises that he has been condemned...

Referential mystery

Published on 14-Jan-2017
Magpie Murders, Anthony Horowitz, Hachette 2016, pp 200, Rs 499

It says something about Agatha Christie that her formalisation of the "cosy" murder mystery is the de facto form today...

Making sense of chaos

Published on 14-Jan-2017
Skyfire, Aroon Raman, Pan Macmillan 2016, pp 242,Rs 299

India's Robert Ludlum (or Dan Brown, if you will!) presents his new book, Skyfire...

All eyes on her

Published on 14-Jan-2017
Michelle Obama

Who will Americans miss more, Barack or Michelle Obama? He needs her, it's become clear, the way ivy needs...

New player in the ring

Published on 07-Jan-2017
The Correspondence, J D Daniels, Penguin 2017, pp 126, Rs 1,059

Don't make your books any shorter, please," Graham Greene begged his friend Muriel Spark in a 1974 letter, "or you'll disappear...

Rekha, as an enigma

Published on 07-Jan-2017
Rekha: The Untold Story Yasser Usman Juggernaut 2016, pp 231, Rs 499

Rekha continues to be an enigmatic figure in the Hindi film industry. Now seen as something of a recluse, she is certainly enough...

Fine untangling

Published on 07-Jan-2017

This Japanese crime phenomenon is now a bestseller in the UK, with dozens of glowing testimonials regarding its brilliance...

Runaway hits

Published on 31-Dec-2016

A neurosurgeon in his 30s writes about his love for medicine and the unexpected turn his life takes when he is diagnosed...

Favourite reads of 2016

Published on 31-Dec-2016

Favourite reads of 2016...

A win for variety

Published on 31-Dec-2016

So, shall we start with Z? In a year where so many things have happened in so many ways, most of them surprising...

Photo Gallery
Devotees walking at a Pantoon bridge during the annual Magh Mela at Sangam in Allahabad...

Devotees walking at a Pantoon bridge during the annual Magh Mela at Sangam in Allahabad...

Indian Army's mighty tanks move at Rajpath during a rehearsal for the Republic Day parade...

Indian Army's mighty tanks move at Rajpath during a rehearsal for the Republic Day parade...

A sand sculpture of Virat Kohli with a message wishing him and the Indian team luck...

A sand sculpture of Virat Kohli with a message wishing him and the Indian team luck...

Stunt performers ride a motorcycle and a car on the walls of the 'Well of Death' at the Magh...

Stunt performers ride a motorcycle and a car on the walls of the 'Well of Death' at the Magh...

Magdalena Kammermeier works on a snow sculpture of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump...

Magdalena Kammermeier works on a snow sculpture of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump...

A labour watering a model of Peacock which is made with flowers ahead of Republic Day Flower...

A labour watering a model of Peacock which is made with flowers ahead of Republic Day Flower...

Students paint their faces as tiger during a tiger programme for Inter-school Tiger Fest...

Students paint their faces as tiger during a tiger programme for Inter-school Tiger Fest...

An G+3 Illegal building demolished by CIDCO at Nerul in Navi Mumbai...

An G+3 Illegal building demolished by CIDCO at Nerul in Navi Mumbai...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture at Puri beach of Odisha on Tuesday...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture at Puri beach of Odisha on Tuesday...

Train moves on snow covered Srinagar-Qazigund railyway track during heavy snowfall,at Anantnag...

Train moves on snow covered Srinagar-Qazigund railyway track during heavy snowfall,at Anantnag...

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