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Forgotten heroes

Published on 29-Aug-2015

Writer Raghu Karnad's debut history 'Farthest Field' gives us an unheard of account of India's role in the Second World War.Latha...

Book Rack

Published on 29-Aug-2015
Mr MAC AND ME

Mr Mac and Me Esther Freud Bloomsbury, 2015, pp 296, 399 It is 1914, and Thomas Maggs lives with...

Catty women of NY

Published on 29-Aug-2015
KILLING MONICA Candace Bushnell Little Brown 2015, pp 352

"Maybe our girlfriends are our soulmates and guys are just people to have fun with": Candace Bushnell, Sex and...

A clean, witty read

Published on 29-Aug-2015
MANUAL FOR CLEANING WOMEN Lucia Berlin, edited by Stephen Emerson Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015, pp 432

There's a fine crude moment in A Manual for Cleaning Women, an overdue collection of stories by Lucia Berlin (1936-2004), when one of her narrators......

A simple recipe for happiness

Published on 22-Aug-2015
A Book of Simple Living, Ruskin Bond, Speaking Tiger 2015, pp 153, Rs 350

As the title indicates, the book is all about finding the simple pleasures of life and relishing them spontaneously.

Immigrant dilemma

Published on 22-Aug-2015
Diary of an Immigrant Bride, Nim Gholkar, Jaico 2015, pp 357, Rs 325

Nim Gholkar's debut novel, Diary of an Immigrant Bride, set in 1998, is the story of a young woman, Anjali, and her marriage...

Untold stories

Published on 22-Aug-2015
Written in Tears, Arupa Patangia Kalita, Harper Perennial 2015, pp 222, Rs 325

At first glance, Written in Tears - a collection of novellas and short stories from the prolific pen of Assamese Sahitya Akademi Award...

Vanity unfair

Published on 22-Aug-2015
 Ideal: The Novel and the Play, Ayn Rand , Penguin2015, pp 246, Rs 399

The movie-star heroine of Ayn Rand's Ideal is a legendary, enigmatic beauty named Kay Gonda, paid a fortune by Hollywood for her work...

Typical family saga

Published on 15-Aug-2015
The House That BJ Built,  Anuja Chauhan , Westland Ltd 2015, pp 433, Rs 350

Rarely can the cover design of a book portray what awaits the reader inside. Chauhan's book does that aptly.

A real hotchpotch

Published on 15-Aug-2015

Kaushik Barua's novel No Direction Rome is the story of an Indian expatriate, Krantik, and his life in Rome...

Photo Gallery
Jaya Karnataka members holding a candle light vigil to staging dhana to condemn...

Jaya Karnataka members holding a candle light vigil to staging dhana to condemn...

Police men baton charge B P Ed Sangharsh Morcha members...

Police men baton charge B P Ed Sangharsh Morcha members...

NCC boats sail towards Sultan Bathery as a part of river sailing expedition...

NCC boats sail towards Sultan Bathery as a part of river sailing expedition...

women's 2000M Dragon Boat race event at the 4th National Dragon Boat Championship...

women's 2000M Dragon Boat race event at the 4th National Dragon Boat Championship...

Launch of Ciaz Smart Hybrid in New Delhi...

Launch of Ciaz Smart Hybrid in New Delhi...

Iris Maju is crowned as Mrs India World 2015 in Kochi on Tuesday...

Iris Maju is crowned as Mrs India World 2015 in Kochi on Tuesday...

Activist of AASU burn tyres during a protest at Margherita in Tinsukia district...

Activist of AASU burn tyres during a protest at Margherita in Tinsukia district...

Narendra Modi leaves in a chopper after NDA's Parivartan Rally at the Airport...

Narendra Modi leaves in a chopper after NDA's Parivartan Rally at the Airport...

A artist giving final touches to the Ganesha idol ahead of Ganesha Chathurthi Festival...

A artist giving final touches to the Ganesha idol ahead of Ganesha Chathurthi Festival...

Vehicle riders watch as two decorated elephants pass near Shanthala theatre...

Vehicle riders watch as two decorated elephants pass near Shanthala theatre...

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