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Book Rack

Published on 22-Apr-2017

Two men are shot dead in a police encounter. Inspector Daya discovers a chain of corruption and deceit that leads...

Buddha of suburbia

Published on 22-Apr-2017

Hirsh Sawhney's debut novel, South Haven, adds to the existing body of diaspora fiction, handling the everyday...

A new 'Jungle Book'?

Published on 22-Apr-2017

It's been a while since there was a novel based on natural history, wildlife, and life in the jungles. This is perhaps...

Settling scores

Published on 22-Apr-2017

Whenever I think unhappily about Alec Baldwin, the way you do when you feel ashamed of knowing too much about...

As the kids see it

Published on 15-Apr-2017

This is a delightful and sensitive tale about the innocence of childhood and growing up, of family ties, loss and love...

Fantasy in disguise

Published on 15-Apr-2017

Would you say the setting of a book determines its genre? The two are sometimes used interchangeably - westerns...

Blues dabblers

Published on 15-Apr-2017

The young music producers in Hari Kunzru's 'White Tears' invent a lost blues legend who may turn out to have been real...

Much like a movie

Published on 08-Apr-2017
An Unsuitable Boy, Karan Johar, Poonam Saxena, Penguin 2017, pp 216 Rs. 699

Today I finally feel liberated.' This first line of filmmaker Karan Johar's autobiography sums up the essence...

Book Rack

Published on 08-Apr-2017
The Song Rising, Samantha Shannon, Bloomsbury, 2017, pp 363, Rs. 599

Following a bloody battle against foes on every side, Paige Mahoney has risen to the dangerous position of Underqueen...

Swap at the carnival

Published on 08-Apr-2017
Carnivalesque, Neil Jordan, Bloomsbury, 2017, pp 282, Rs. 599

An intriguing story of losing and finding oneself, that's what Carnivalesque by Neil Jordan is...

Photo Gallery
Priyanka Chopra at a promotional event for her upcoming film ‘Baywatch’ in Mumbai on Wednesday...

Priyanka Chopra at a promotional event for her upcoming film ‘Baywatch’ in Mumbai on Wednesday...

Maria Sharapova at a training session at the WTA Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany...

Maria Sharapova at a training session at the WTA Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany...

A cake weighing 30 kg is cut as part of celebrations outside BSE as Sensex ended above the...

A cake weighing 30 kg is cut as part of celebrations outside BSE as Sensex ended above the...

Family members of CRPF jawan Naresh Yadav, mourn in Darbhanga on Wednesday. He was martyred in...

Family members of CRPF jawan Naresh Yadav, mourn in Darbhanga on Wednesday. He was martyred in...

Soldiers of the Arctic motorised rifle brigade of Russia's Northern Fleet stand near APCs...

Soldiers of the Arctic motorised rifle brigade of Russia's Northern Fleet stand near APCs...

Blossoming apple trees are covered in snow near Altenstadt, Germany...

Blossoming apple trees are covered in snow near Altenstadt, Germany...

A watermelon vendor takes a nap on a hot day in Chennai on Wednesday...

A watermelon vendor takes a nap on a hot day in Chennai on Wednesday...

A boy jumps into the river Ganga to beat the heat in Kolkata on Wednesday...

A boy jumps into the river Ganga to beat the heat in Kolkata on Wednesday...

A newly-built aircraft carrier is transferred from dry dock into the water at a launch ceremony...

A newly-built aircraft carrier is transferred from dry dock into the water at a launch ceremony...

U.S. Army's M1 A2 tanks fire during the South Korea-U.S. joint military live-fire drills...

U.S. Army's M1 A2 tanks fire during the South Korea-U.S. joint military live-fire drills...

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