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Torn by Partition

Published on 28-Mar-2015
Regret Ikramullah Translated by  Faruq Hassan and  Muhammad Umar Memon, Penguin, 2015, pp 210, Rs.  264

This gripping, unsentimental volume holds not only Ikramullah's novella Regret but also Out of Sight, a second novella, the two connected by Partition...

Down Mauzo road

Published on 28-Mar-2015
Teresa's man and other stories from Goa Damodar Mauzo Translated by Xavier Cota Rupa, 2015, pp 200, Rs. 250

Damodar Mauzo's Teresa's Man and Other Stories From Goa is like a string of beads - all of slightly different size, shape and colour...

Book rack

Published on 28-Mar-2015
The Udupi Kitchen. Malathi Srinivasan and Geetha Rao Westland, 2015, pp 150,  Rs. 495

Little do people know that Udupi cuisine has a vast variety and is not limited to tiffins or snacks. Laying out the geographical expanse...

Murky memories

Published on 28-Mar-2015

Kazuo Ishiguro's latest novel, The Buried Giant, is an eccentric, ham-handed fairy tale with a jumble of storylines...

Unspooling yarn

Published on 23-Mar-2015

First up, a stray thought. If this were a film, it would be what is called a 'horrex' film, a horror plus sex admixture....

Finding mom

Published on 23-Mar-2015

A daughter's quest for her missing mother forms the crux of Jodi Picoult's latest novel, Leaving Time...

Shifting homeland

Published on 23-Mar-2015
Mohsin Hamid's latest collection of essays, drawn from his own experiences, is a reminder of existing migration issues.

Mohsin Hamid's latest collection of essays, drawn from his own experiences, is a reminder of existing migration issues...

A frank tell-all

Published on 14-Mar-2015
Gutsy commentator  Vinod Mehta. AP Photo.

Print journalism is in crisis as never before with newspapers becoming unsustainable in the digital age...

Of alien feelings

Published on 14-Mar-2015

Amit Chaudhuri takes off from Homer's Odyssey and James Joyce's Ulysses to write this intriguing work of fiction. Several of the chapters...

Tales behind fame

Published on 14-Mar-2015
Guts & glory, Makarand Waingankar, Jaico 2015, pp 416 Rs. 595

It was a singularly featureless day of cricket in Moti Bagh stadium, Baroda. The kind you will invariably encounter...

Photo Gallery
alms procession ceremony at Bodhgaya Mahabodhi...

alms procession ceremony at Bodhgaya Mahabodhi...

on boat at flood-hit Rainawar...

on boat at flood-hit Rainawar...

The mud-covered feet of a victim...

The mud-covered feet of a victim...

Lawyers' protest...

Lawyers' protest...

Relief work in Kashmir...

Relief work in Kashmir...

protest against leaked question paper of PCS (pre)-2015...

protest against leaked question paper of PCS (pre)-2015...

Quenching thirst...

Quenching thirst...

Aircrafts of the British aerobatics team...

Aircrafts of the British aerobatics team...

Rescue in Shopian

Rescue in Shopian

Farmers harvest wheat crop

Farmers harvest wheat crop

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