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Published on 23-Jul-2016
Mainak Dhar, Penguin, 2016, pp 225, Rs 399

From losing weight to implementing better work-life balance to how we incentivise conduct in our friends and colleagues...

Of haunting imagery

Published on 23-Jul-2016
The Gun Room, Georgina Harding, Bloomsbury 2016, pp 211, Rs 499

The Gun Room, Georgina Harding's latest offering, grabs you by the throat from the first few pages...

Love, near & away

Published on 23-Jul-2016
The Yard, Aliyyah, Eniath Speaking Tiger 2016, pp 272, RS 350

Set in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Aliyyah Eniath's debut novel, The Yard, depicts the childhood friendship...

Just the way he is

Published on 23-Jul-2016
Six machine Chris Gayle  Penguin  2016, pp 288, Rs 388

With Chris Gayle, what you see is what you get. And his autobiography - aptly named Six Machine - I don't like cricketů I Love...

Of maternal bond

Published on 16-Jul-2016
Hot Milk, Deborah Levy, Bloomsbury 2016, pp 217, Rs 497

Restless, listless, sleepless and penniless, Sofia Papastergiadis, the heroine of Deborah Levy's gorgeous new novel, Hot Milk...

A cautionary tale

Published on 16-Jul-2016
The Water Knife, Paolo Bacigalupi, Orbit  2016, pp 386, Rs 408

With searing discontent among citizens, and conflicts brewing among the states, the world is fast heading toward a waterless future...

A tasteful tell-all

Published on 16-Jul-2016

If Padma Lakshmi's memoir is more memory and less food, it does not matter. Warmth and honesty infuses this candid account...

Embers to wildfire

Published on 09-Jul-2016
Pyre, Perumal Murugan, Translated by  Anirudhhan Vasudevan,  Penguin,  2016, pp 399, Rs. 200

In a rural setting, love takes the place on the pyre made of hatred, tension and violence caused by caste issues...

Pride & prejudice

Published on 09-Jul-2016
The Ivory Throne,  Manu S Pillai, Harper Collins, 2016, pp 694, Rs. 699

Once upon a time in God's Own Country, there lived two cousins. Plucked from their peaceful childhood home in their preteens...

Of silence crying

Published on 09-Jul-2016
Emerald Blades, Reijul Sachdev, Leadstart, 2016, pp 148, Rs. 175

These lines from the poem Wilder Things, from this collection by Reijul Sachdev, scores full on form and content...

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Army personnel pay tribute to jawans who died in Kargil War on Kargil Vijay Diwas in Kozhikode on ..

Army personnel pay tribute to jawans who died in Kargil War on Kargil Vijay Diwas in Kozhikode on ..

Specially abled kids from Om Creations Trust (NGO) make handcrafted rakhis as part of a campaign ...

Specially abled kids from Om Creations Trust (NGO) make handcrafted rakhis as part of a campaign ...

Punjab Police and BSF Jawans patrol after they captured suspected terrorists in Jalandhar's Khurla..

Punjab Police and BSF Jawans patrol after they captured suspected terrorists in Jalandhar's Khurla..

A couple carry their mother Runuka Devi on a palanquin to Gola Gokarannath from Kachla Ganga Ghaat..

A couple carry their mother Runuka Devi on a palanquin to Gola Gokarannath from Kachla Ganga Ghaat..

Police fire tear gas shells to disperse the rally, taken out from downtown city, on way to Lal ...

Police fire tear gas shells to disperse the rally, taken out from downtown city, on way to Lal ...

Members of National Human Rights and crime control organisation paying tributes to the soldiers ...

Members of National Human Rights and crime control organisation paying tributes to the soldiers ...

Policemen stands guard at Budshah Chowk after the 17-day old curfew was lifted in Srinagar on ...

Policemen stands guard at Budshah Chowk after the 17-day old curfew was lifted in Srinagar on ...

Vendors sell fruit at M A Road after curfew was lifted after 17-day in Srinagar on Tuesday...

Vendors sell fruit at M A Road after curfew was lifted after 17-day in Srinagar on Tuesday...

Legendary Santoor player Pandit Shivkumar Sharma being felicitated during an event...

Legendary Santoor player Pandit Shivkumar Sharma being felicitated during an event...

Members of the Indian archery team, the first to reach Brazil for the upcoming Olympics...

Members of the Indian archery team, the first to reach Brazil for the upcoming Olympics...

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