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Published on 25-Apr-2015

The 21 stories in the book are the greatest pieces of fiction written by Ruskin Bond. Chosen by the author himself, from a body of...

For the love of sport

Published on 25-Apr-2015

Have you ever attended a literary festival? Various topics are discussed, debated and dissected strongly, but in a serene, polite environment....

Suitable for a few

Published on 25-Apr-2015

Some Here Among Us is Peter Walker's third novel, which only some here and there among us would connect with....

A self-discovery

Published on 25-Apr-2015
Fables rub shoulders with  realistic stories. Stories with a clear ideological thrust are  juxtaposed with ironic, humorous or hauntingly poetic ones.

In this compelling short story collection, Africa's new literary voices explore the geography's changing identities...

In the world of an aspiring writer

Published on 18-Apr-2015
The Patna Manual  of Style: Stories  Siddharth Chowdhury Aleph 2015, pp, Rs. 143 295

I almost didn't read this book, for the jacket proclaimed - 'Go to any party, in any country, on any moonlit...

Hitman with a heart

Published on 18-Apr-2015
Blood on Snow Jo Nesbo, Translated by Neil Smith  Penguin 2015, pp 224, Rs.  449

Jo Nesbo's Harry Hole novels have established him as perhaps the noirest of Scandinavia's current wave of noir writer...

Literary starkness

Published on 18-Apr-2015
The Dark River Krishan Chander Translated by Suresh Kohli Harper Collins 2014, pp 133, Rs. 250

Who does not love to pick up a work of Krishan Chander (1914-1977) when browsing a book fair? Especially when...

Briefly, with feelings

Published on 18-Apr-2015

First, the good news. They are all here: Tagore, Premchand, Manto, Chughtai. R K Narayan, Amrita Pritam, Ruskin Bond...

Don't collect $200

Published on 11-Apr-2015
The Monopolists,  Mary Pilon,  Bloomsbury 2015, pp 313, Rs.1,531

The national card game of the world's first market democracy naturally turned out to be poker, in part because money is its language...

Filmmaker's novel

Published on 11-Apr-2015
All that could have been, Mahesh Bhatt with Suhrita Sengupta, Speaking Tiger  2015, pp 279, Rs.195

A look at the book cover of Mahesh Bhatt's latest, All That Could Have Been, tantalises readers to buy it...

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Devotees at the Vadakkumnathan temple at the announcement of the beginning of the Thrissur Pooram...

Devotees at the Vadakkumnathan temple at the announcement of the beginning of the Thrissur Pooram...

RCB players Chris Gayle and AB De Villiers during a promotional event in Bengaluru on Tuesday...

RCB players Chris Gayle and AB De Villiers during a promotional event in Bengaluru on Tuesday...

Ranbir Kapoor with Anushka Sharma during the trailer launch of Anurag Kashyap`s much-awaited film...

Ranbir Kapoor with Anushka Sharma during the trailer launch of Anurag Kashyap`s much-awaited film...

Ranbir Kapoor with Anushka Sharma, Anurag Kashyap and Karan Johar during the trailer launch of...

Ranbir Kapoor with Anushka Sharma, Anurag Kashyap and Karan Johar during the trailer launch of...

A Kashmiri girl rows her boat through the floodwaters after heavy rains lashed in the valley, in...

A Kashmiri girl rows her boat through the floodwaters after heavy rains lashed in the valley, in...

Newly recruited Punjab Police jawans celebrate after their passing out parade in Jalandhar on...

Newly recruited Punjab Police jawans celebrate after their passing out parade in Jalandhar on...

Employees Provident Fund Pensioners Association members during their unique protest for various...

Employees Provident Fund Pensioners Association members during their unique protest for various...

Congress VP Rahul Gandhi interacts with passengers on-board Sachkhand Express on his way to...

Congress VP Rahul Gandhi interacts with passengers on-board Sachkhand Express on his way to...

Fire personnel tries to douse fire that broke out at a paper factory in Nagpur on Tuesday. PTI Photo

Fire personnel tries to douse fire that broke out at a paper factory in Nagpur on Tuesday. PTI Photo

Indians evacuated from earthquake hit Nepal arrive at Air Force Station Palam, New Delhi

Indians evacuated from earthquake hit Nepal arrive at Air Force Station Palam, New Delhi

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