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India personified

Published on 26-Nov-2016
Incarnations: A Historyof India in Fifty Lives, Sunil Khilnani, Random House 2016, pp 636, Rs 609

Save a few giants like the Buddha, Akbar and Gandhi, the great figures of Indian history are little known outside...

Making of a villain

Published on 26-Nov-2016
Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS, Joby Warrick, Bantam Books 2016, pp 344, Rs 699

There are no laws in history, nor is history merely a string of facts. While repeating itself, history does leave footmarks...

Wicked whodunit

Published on 26-Nov-2016

Japan's highly successful mystery writer Keigo Higashino is out in translation again. Like many of his earlier books...

A dad's trying times

Published on 19-Nov-2016
Two by Two, Nicholas Sparks, Hachette 2016, pp 602, Rs 399

Nicholas Sparks has a gift for portraying human emotions in words like no other. His latest, Two by Two, is no exception...

Flights of fancy

Published on 19-Nov-2016
Silent Realities, Ranjan Kaul, Niyogi 2016, pp 214, Rs 350

The 10 stories in Ranjan Kaul's Silent Realities are tinged with mystery and a touch of magic realism...

Behind the scenes

Published on 19-Nov-2016

John Grisham has now written 29 legal thrillers and fought harder for truth, justice and the American way than anyone...

Of many emotions

Published on 12-Nov-2016

It's complicated... his life... his relationships... his thoughts. The protagonist of Tanuj Solanki's debut novel Neon Noon, who is introduced to the reader as just...

A delightful read

Published on 12-Nov-2016

Indian writing in English has many Savithris. The Savithri of Raja Rao's The Serpent and the Rope has risen out of the westernisation of Indian...

For a closer look

Published on 12-Nov-2016
Kohli's enduring, endearing  relationship with his coach is one of the highlights  of the book.  To Sharma, Kohli  is still a pupil  despite his  dazzling  performances across formats in all parts of  the world.

While it's daunting to paint a picture of a living legend, this biography of Virat Kohli does put together his life as a cricketer quite...

Stock of caricatures

Published on 05-Nov-2016

Chetan Bhagat spoofs globe-trotting Indian men who continue to look for smart, caring and humble wives...

Photo Gallery
South Indian actress Priyamani poses infront of a replica of Rome's Trevi Fountain...

South Indian actress Priyamani poses infront of a replica of Rome's Trevi Fountain...

People take part in boat rally in Yamuna river to spread awareness about 'Namami Gange Project...

People take part in boat rally in Yamuna river to spread awareness about 'Namami Gange Project...

Delegates of the 6th Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process...

Delegates of the 6th Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process...

Dog lovers participated at the 38th & 39th All Breed Championship Dog Shows, organized by...

Dog lovers participated at the 38th & 39th All Breed Championship Dog Shows, organized by...

People take out a rally to protest against Union Carbide and Dow Chemicals on the 32nd anniversary..

People take out a rally to protest against Union Carbide and Dow Chemicals on the 32nd anniversary..

Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar performs during a concert in Chennai...

Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar performs during a concert in Chennai...

Bollywood actor John Abraham during the launch of Nissan GT-R, in Mumbai...

Bollywood actor John Abraham during the launch of Nissan GT-R, in Mumbai...

The sunset in Kalaburgi on Friday...

The sunset in Kalaburgi on Friday...

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech during their marriage with Hindu rituals in Goa...

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech during their marriage with Hindu rituals in Goa...

Protesters throwing stones on police and CRPF amid tear smoke during a clash after Friday...

Protesters throwing stones on police and CRPF amid tear smoke during a clash after Friday...

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