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Published on 22-Aug-2015
The Floating Book,  Michelle Lovric,  Bloomsbury, 2015, pp 490, Rs 499

Venice, 1468. Sosia Simeon is a free-spirited sensualist. Wendelin von Speyer sets up the first printing press in Venice and publishes...

A simple recipe for happiness

Published on 22-Aug-2015
A Book of Simple Living, Ruskin Bond, Speaking Tiger 2015, pp 153, Rs 350

As the title indicates, the book is all about finding the simple pleasures of life and relishing them spontaneously.

Immigrant dilemma

Published on 22-Aug-2015
Diary of an Immigrant Bride, Nim Gholkar, Jaico 2015, pp 357, Rs 325

Nim Gholkar's debut novel, Diary of an Immigrant Bride, set in 1998, is the story of a young woman, Anjali, and her marriage...

Untold stories

Published on 22-Aug-2015
Written in Tears, Arupa Patangia Kalita, Harper Perennial 2015, pp 222, Rs 325

At first glance, Written in Tears - a collection of novellas and short stories from the prolific pen of Assamese Sahitya Akademi Award...

Vanity unfair

Published on 22-Aug-2015
 Ideal: The Novel and the Play, Ayn Rand , Penguin2015, pp 246, Rs 399

The movie-star heroine of Ayn Rand's Ideal is a legendary, enigmatic beauty named Kay Gonda, paid a fortune by Hollywood for her work...

Typical family saga

Published on 15-Aug-2015
The House That BJ Built,  Anuja Chauhan , Westland Ltd 2015, pp 433, Rs 350

Rarely can the cover design of a book portray what awaits the reader inside. Chauhan's book does that aptly.

A real hotchpotch

Published on 15-Aug-2015

Kaushik Barua's novel No Direction Rome is the story of an Indian expatriate, Krantik, and his life in Rome...

A riches to rags tale

Published on 15-Aug-2015

When the global economies nosedived in 2008 in the wake of financial crisis, economists were caught napping...

A cry for peace

Published on 08-Aug-2015

David Park is no newcomer to the world of novelists and has gathered a few awards as well since he started publishing a quarter...

Clarity on climate

Published on 08-Aug-2015
Climate Shock, Gernot Wagner & Martin L Weitzman, Princeton University Press 2015, pp 250, Rs 1,270

This book is for those who not only think that climate change is an urgent problem, but also agree that getting the world off...

Photo Gallery
Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor with fashion designer Manish Malhotra at his show...

Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor with fashion designer Manish Malhotra at his show...

Students celebrate Onam festival by making floral rangoli ‘pookalam’ at a public school...

Students celebrate Onam festival by making floral rangoli ‘pookalam’ at a public school...

Devotees watch a procession during Kumbh Mela or the Pitcher Festival in Trimbakeshwar...

Devotees watch a procession during Kumbh Mela or the Pitcher Festival in Trimbakeshwar...

Activists of Left Front affiliated peasants organisation break police barricades...

Activists of Left Front affiliated peasants organisation break police barricades...

Boys stand near the charred vehicles after the incidents of violence following the Patel...

Boys stand near the charred vehicles after the incidents of violence following the Patel...

Ex-servicemen continue their indefinite hunger strike over non-implementation of OROP...

Ex-servicemen continue their indefinite hunger strike over non-implementation of OROP...

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal offering prayers...

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal offering prayers...

Leader of the Opposition and CPI(M) State Secretary Surya Kant Mishra participates in a rally...

Leader of the Opposition and CPI(M) State Secretary Surya Kant Mishra participates in a rally...

Army soldiers conduct flag march in a sensitive area of Ahmedabad on Thursday...

Army soldiers conduct flag march in a sensitive area of Ahmedabad on Thursday...

Special Operation Group (SOG) jawans take positions near the house where militants were hiding...

Special Operation Group (SOG) jawans take positions near the house where militants were hiding...

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