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Book rack.

Published on 21-May-2016

Two friends - a budding writer home from Europe and his childhood friend who dreams of taking over the seedy underworld of their city

Of teenage blues & first love

Published on 21-May-2016

Andaleeb Wajid's latest young adult novel Asmara's Summer is a long, cool, fizzy drink of a read....

Legacy of Partition

Published on 21-May-2016

This powerful novella (inclusive of foreword and afterword content) needs to be read by all Indians who are desirous of understanding the fragile temper of...

Wave of emotions

Published on 21-May-2016

Kanishk Tharoor's intriguingly titled book is a slim volume consisting of a dozen short stories. These stories span continents...

A quiet horror

Published on 21-May-2016

In Han Kang's Man Booker Prize-winning novel The Vegetarian, a South Korean woman's sudden vegetarianism....

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Published on 14-May-2016
An Unrestored Woman And Other Stories ,Shobha Rao, Hachette, 2016, pp 244, Rs 399

In An Unrestored Woman, the partition of India in 1947 cuts a jagged path through the lives of ordinary women and men, leaving ripples...

A strange funeral

Published on 14-May-2016
 Daddy's Boy, Shandana Minhas, Harper Collins 2016, pp 219, Rs 499

There is deceit and deception, a confused young man and 3 wily old ones, and a mysterious woman in Pakistani author Shandana...

Saga of love & loss

Published on 14-May-2016
 A Bond So Sacred, Usha Rajagopalan , Manipal University Press 2016, pp 360, Rs 450

This is the book to go to if one needs to know about the struggle for Independence in pre-partition days, especially...

Molecular pursuit

Published on 14-May-2016

Thank heavens Gregor Mendel was a lousy priest. Had he shown even the faintest aptitude for oratory or ministering to the...

A small town saga

Published on 07-May-2016
Heat and Light, Jennifer Haigh, Ecco Press 2016, pp 430 1,847

Rural Pennsylvania doesn't fascinate the world, not generally," Jennifer Haigh writes in Heat and Light. "But cyclically...

Photo Gallery
Rishi Nair of Florida bites his metal after winning the 2016 National Geographic Bee...

Rishi Nair of Florida bites his metal after winning the 2016 National Geographic Bee...

Vehicles moving on a road during a dust storm in Bikaner...

Vehicles moving on a road during a dust storm in Bikaner...

Buddhist monks protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Thursday against killing of Tsering Tempa...

Buddhist monks protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Thursday against killing of Tsering Tempa...

College girls dressed in traditional attire perform cultural show during anniversary of NDA govt...

College girls dressed in traditional attire perform cultural show during anniversary of NDA govt...

Models walk on a ramp during fashion show of students of National institute of fashion technology...

Models walk on a ramp during fashion show of students of National institute of fashion technology...

President Pranab Mukherjee garlanding the bust of Tagore at Peking University...

President Pranab Mukherjee garlanding the bust of Tagore at Peking University...

Women of a tribal community take part in pitcher race during a tribal festival in Birbhum district..

Women of a tribal community take part in pitcher race during a tribal festival in Birbhum district..

The stray nilgai calf that was running frenzied near the Parliament House being rescued...

The stray nilgai calf that was running frenzied near the Parliament House being rescued...

A baby monkey continue to suckle as its mother try to quench its thirst from a drinking water tap...

A baby monkey continue to suckle as its mother try to quench its thirst from a drinking water tap...

World leaders at the start of the second working session of the G-7 summit meetings in Shima...

World leaders at the start of the second working session of the G-7 summit meetings in Shima...

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