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Published on 25-Jul-2015
The Dalai Lama's Cat And The Power of Meow,   David Michie,  Hay House, 2015, pp 198,  Rs. 399

In the latest instalment of the Dalai Lama's Cat series, His Holinesss Cat (HHC) is on a mission - to think less, to experience...

Delicacy of words

Published on 25-Jul-2015
Wallflowers, Eliza Robertson, Bloomsbury  2015, pp 294, Rs 480

These delicately crafted stories probe the human capacity to cope with loss and reach out for intimacy. The rich, vivid images...

When grief strikes

Published on 25-Jul-2015
I Saw a Man Owen Sheers, Faber & Faber, 2015, pp 257, Rs 316 (Kindle)

Something bad has happened, we learn in the first sentence of Owen Sheers's new novel, I Saw a Man, something that "changed all...

Sad truths of life

Published on 25-Jul-2015
The Orphanage for Words, Shinie Antony, Rupa 2015, pp 188, Rs 250

There are times when one comes across a book that strikes one numb for a while and makes you want to walk out for some...

What lies beneath?

Published on 18-Jul-2015
Don't Let Him Know,  Sandip Roy,  Bloomsbury 2015, pp 245, Rs 499

It all starts with a letter. A plaintive letter written by someone who feels wronged, dumped. A letter meant for someone...

A shot at reality

Published on 18-Jul-2015
The Harder They Come , T C Boyle,  Bloomsbury 2015, pp 384, Rs 499

The writer Henry Miller's 1930s description of the US, as an air-conditioned nightmare, was referenced in the 1960s...

Un'finch'ingly racist

Published on 18-Jul-2015
Go Set a Watchman Harper Lee Random House 2015, pp 320, Rs 799

We remember Atticus Finch in Harper Lee's 1960 classic, To Kill a Mockingbird, as that novel's moral conscience: kind...

Into the darkness

Published on 11-Jul-2015
England and Other Stories, Graham SwiftSimon & Schuster 2015, pp 480, Rs 360

An undertow of melancholy tugs at Graham Swift's characters, threatening to pull them under - or at least backward. Time is a Moebius...

Poet & his muse

Published on 11-Jul-2015
Black Venus , James, Mac  Manus Duckworth , pp 352, Rs 399

"Old Paris was made for revolution," says journalist-novelist James MacManus in an early chapter of Black Venus, his novel...

Parisian war saga

Published on 11-Jul-2015

Modiano has been called the poet of the Occupation. Both these novellas (part of an Occupation trilogy) are set during...

Photo Gallery
People worship a bull during Bendur festival in Sangli on Wednesday...

People worship a bull during Bendur festival in Sangli on Wednesday...

Fire brigade and NDRF personnel rescue a person stuck in the three floor Matru-Chhaya...

Fire brigade and NDRF personnel rescue a person stuck in the three floor Matru-Chhaya...

Students of Patna Women's College wear tiger masks to create awareness to save tigers...

Students of Patna Women's College wear tiger masks to create awareness to save tigers...

Monsoon clouds over the Royal Palace in Agartala on Wednesday...

Monsoon clouds over the Royal Palace in Agartala on Wednesday...

Police firing tear gas shells to disperse protesters at a mass protest rally on the second...

Police firing tear gas shells to disperse protesters at a mass protest rally on the second...

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah pays his last respects to the former president APJ Abdul...

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah pays his last respects to the former president APJ Abdul...

School students hold up a picture in tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam in Gurgaon...

School students hold up a picture in tribute to former President APJ Abdul Kalam in Gurgaon...

A Military Vehicle carrying the mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam...

A Military Vehicle carrying the mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam...

Tri-services personnel carry the mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam...

Tri-services personnel carry the mortal remains of former President APJ Abdul Kalam...

Soldiers escort a gun carriage carrying the body of former Indian President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam...

Soldiers escort a gun carriage carrying the body of former Indian President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam...

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