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Published on 03-Dec-2016
Mr Iyer Goes To War, Ryan Lobo, Bloomsbury, 2016, pp 215, Rs 399

Dispatched to a home in the sacred city of Varanasi, Lalgudi Iyer spends his days immersed in scripture. When an accident leaves...

At the crossroads

Published on 03-Dec-2016
Show Me A Mountain, Kerry Young, Bloomsbury 2016, pp 378, Rs 499

Show Me A Mountain is the final book in a trilogy written by Kerry Young over a period of 13 years, but perfectly readable...

Chasing black widow

Published on 03-Dec-2016
Love You Dead, Peter James, Pan Macmillan 2016, pp 599, Rs 350

The textbook definition of protagonist is the "main character" of a story - the one without which this story would not exist...

With a frank voice

Published on 03-Dec-2016

Sociologist-turned-historian Ramachandra Guha, who earned great reputation as one of the finest interpreters of contemporary...

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...

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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