Sunday 20 April 2014
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Book Rack

This a journey into the heartlands of tea, across the length and breadth of India, offering a glimpse into the making of the cup that...

Boyhood diaries

Prawin Adhikari employs an authentic voice in his debut compilation of short stories, The Vanishing Act, with one of them serving as the title of the book.

Prawin Adhikari's debut collection of short stories, 'The Vanishing Act', takes us from the mountains of Nepal to California...

A thrilling read

A young woman gets up in the middle of the night sopping wet with sweat. Having been a type 1 diabetic since childhood, she knows...

Space odyssey

Human life is a complex web of expectancy, surprises and impulses.While many may prefer to be driven by circumstances, some might...

A long story short

Lydia Davis's short stories are difficult to describe, but people like to try.

The short stories in American writer Lydia Davis's 'Can't and Won't' range from one-liners to lists to letters. Dwight Garner reviews the indescribable stories that...

A historical tapestry

We are certainly living in times when any novel on current happenings sounds historical and any historical novel spells a contemporary atmosphere...

Growing up pains

The Quiet Riot of Robin Shute P by Prabhjot Kaur is a coming of age tale of a boy nicknamed 'Boy.' A comically-illustrated cover and...

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Actor-Director Farhan Akhtar along with Rahul Bose and Ronnie Lahiri during the inauguration ...

Actor-Director Farhan Akhtar along with Rahul Bose and Ronnie Lahiri during the inauguration ...

During the extended week end, large number of tourists flock to Amba vilas palace, in Mysore. DH...

During the extended week end, large number of tourists flock to Amba vilas palace, in Mysore. DH...

A farmer trying to drain out water from his wheat field with the help of a bucket after heavy...

A farmer trying to drain out water from his wheat field with the help of a bucket after heavy...

Rickshaw pullers try to keep their balance as they ride past a dust storm in Agartala, Saturday...

Rickshaw pullers try to keep their balance as they ride past a dust storm in Agartala, Saturday...

People drinking coconut water on a hot summer day near VV Mohall, in Mysore. DH photo

People drinking coconut water on a hot summer day near VV Mohall, in Mysore. DH photo

Transgenders celebrate the Supreme Court's verdict recognising transgenders or eunuchs as third...

Transgenders celebrate the Supreme Court's verdict recognising transgenders or eunuchs as third...

School children paint on the body of a tram during the 'World Art day' celebrations in Kolkata on...

School children paint on the body of a tram during the 'World Art day' celebrations in Kolkata on...

Shuttler Saina Nehwal with students at a promotional event in Hyderabad on Saturday. PTI Photo

Shuttler Saina Nehwal with students at a promotional event in Hyderabad on Saturday. PTI Photo

Children participating in the drawing and patinting competition, organised by Manjushri arts and...

Children participating in the drawing and patinting competition, organised by Manjushri arts and...

Police and locals remove rubbles from a vehicle damaged after landslide on Jammu-Srinagar ...

Police and locals remove rubbles from a vehicle damaged after landslide on Jammu-Srinagar ...

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