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Secrets of a spy

Published on 27-Aug-2016
The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Hachette 2016, pp 371, Rs. 499

When tinged with humour, the gravest of subjects like war acquires an interesting and profound colour...

Licence to look

Published on 27-Aug-2016
For His Eyes Only, Lisa Funnell, Wallflower Press 2016, pp 309, Rs. 1,775

The sensuous secret agent is past 50, and is not done yet. With its all 24 releases under Eon productions...

Our city cautioned

Published on 27-Aug-2016
Nature in the City, Hariri Nagendra Oxford University Press 2016, pp 244, Rs. 638

The Karnataka Legislature recently passed an amendment to the Karnataka Urban Development Authorities Bill...

Book rack_

Published on 27-Aug-2016
Evading the Shadows, Rajesh M Iyer Kriscendo, 2016, pp 338, Rs. 295

India. Circa 3100 BC. As the 13th year of their exile dawns, the Pandavs realise a dangerous game unfolding...

Book Rack

Published on 20-Aug-2016
Belonging ,Umi Sinha, Speaking Tiger, 2016, pp 320, Rs 399

From the darkest days of the British Raj to the aftermath of World War I, Belonging tells the interwoven story of three...

Harvest of jackals

Published on 20-Aug-2016
City of Jackals, Parker Bilal, Bloomsbury 2016, pp 440, Rs 399

Lovers of detective fiction can now meet another sleuth, Makana, the quiet, well-mannered, steely-nerved Sudanese...

An explosive tale

Published on 20-Aug-2016
The Association Of Small Bombs, Karan Mahajan, Harper Collins 2016, pp 276, Rs 499

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark." Hamlet (1,4.) This is the memorable line spoken by Marcellus to Hamlet...

Wonder why?

Published on 20-Aug-2016

Some of the observations Amitav Ghosh makes about climate change, and his attempts to deal with it, are not new...

Fossilised in no way

Published on 13-Aug-2016

No wonder you were lost. With nothing to resist, you floated like a fallen leaf." Thus does this novel's protagonist....

A funny-wise tale

Published on 13-Aug-2016

Every seven-year-old deserves a superhero. If that line isn't enough to reel you in, My Grandmother Sends Her Regards & Apologises....

Photo Gallery
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar with Hollywood actor Will Smith during a party in Mumbai...

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar with Hollywood actor Will Smith during a party in Mumbai...

An artisian paints the idol of Lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi at Beawar in Rajasthan...

An artisian paints the idol of Lord Ganesha ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi at Beawar in Rajasthan...

Kareena Kapoor showcases a creation by designer Sabyasachi grand finale show of Lakme Fashion Week..

Kareena Kapoor showcases a creation by designer Sabyasachi grand finale show of Lakme Fashion Week..

Alphorn musicians perform in Nesselwang, southern Germany, Sunday...

Alphorn musicians perform in Nesselwang, southern Germany, Sunday...

Britney Spears performs at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden....

Britney Spears performs at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden....

Awardees at the National Sports and Adventure Award 2016 function at Rashtrapati Bhawan...

Awardees at the National Sports and Adventure Award 2016 function at Rashtrapati Bhawan...

MNS party members staging a protest against ban on sale of meat for four days during festival...

MNS party members staging a protest against ban on sale of meat for four days during festival...

Bollywood actor Zayed Khan during a promotional event in Jaipur on Monday...

Bollywood actor Zayed Khan during a promotional event in Jaipur on Monday...

Women attack a fire vehicle after death of two persons in a fire due to alleged negligence...

Women attack a fire vehicle after death of two persons in a fire due to alleged negligence...

Siddharth Malhotra and actress Katrina Kaif share a light moment at Sabarmati river...

Siddharth Malhotra and actress Katrina Kaif share a light moment at Sabarmati river...

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