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The author give you month-by-month predictions for every zodiac sign. It answers your questions regarding uncertainties in destiny, love, health, wealth, career and spirituality in...

In between slashes

IQBAL: THE LIFE OF A POET, PHILOSOPHER AND POLITICIAN Zafar Anjum Random House 2014, pp 274

A misnomer persists amongst the academics that after Allama Mohammed Iqbal was nominated the "the national poet of Pakistan", he was relegated to pages of...

Outstay welcome

THE PAYING GUESTS Sarah Waters Hachette 2014, pp 565

Sarah Waters is known for her period dramas and especially for those set in London. In her latest book, The Paying Guests, she paints a...

No room for frenzy

Michael Connelly's Harry Bosch series has its highs and lows, but the latest installment is perched on a hilltop.

Hard-hitting tales

How can a writer be in the front in her field for half a century, without taking a single step backwards? The secret of Margaret...

Assange's search

Who will define the new digital age remains a contentious topic of discussion. Will it be the transnational corporations, governments or a network of whistleblowers......

Not bowled over

Sachin Tendulkar seldom disappointed in his avatar as batsman nonpareil, as cricketer supreme. But you can't quite say the same of his first major venture post retirement, writes Madhu Jawali

Sachin Tendulkar seldom disappointed in his avatar as batsman nonpareil, as cricketer supreme. But you can't quite say the same of his first major...

'Darr' in Brighton

Graham Greene's 1938 novel Brighton Rock was about a sociopath who was simultaneously obsessed with and repelled by sex and human contact.

Of feisty women

In the preface to her debut novel (longlisted for the 2007 Asian Man Literary Prize, while still an unpublished manuscript)...

The exit strategy

In 'Being Mortal...' Gawande  (heading for 50) has turned his  attention to mortality, otherwise known as the one big thing in  medicine that cannot be fixed.

This book is an acknowledgment that serenity and well-being cannot actually be dished up cafeteria-style, Abigail Zuger writes

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