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The crime quotient

Published on 28-Feb-2015

Writing as Harry Brandt, Richard Price follows characters, many of them New York detectives, haunted by, and hunting for...

Frenetic fantasy

Published on 28-Feb-2015
The Great Zoo of China Matthew Reilly Orion Books 2014, pp 529 599

Australian action-novelist Matthew Reilly, a big fan of Hollywood blockbusters, hopes to one day direct a movie adapted...

Long story, short

Published on 28-Feb-2015
Doppelganger  Madhavi S  Mahadevan Penguin 2014, pp 369 499

Doppelganger is an endearing, heartwarming collection of short stories by Madhavi S Mahadevan, woven around the titled theme...

Book rack

Published on 28-Feb-2015

This is musical coming of age drama of four friends at a fictional music school in Kolkata. When a music conference precipitates...

Loosely draped tale

Published on 21-Feb-2015
beyond politics  Sonia Gandhi

The most obvious question that comes to mind after reading Javier Moro's The Red Sari is why Congressmen did not want...

Islands in the stream

Published on 21-Feb-2015
Islands: Short Stories  Keki N Daruwalla  Tranquebar 2014, pp 208 325

Iam a rock; I am an island... And a rock feels no pain; And an island never cries... sang Simon & Garfunkel famously...

An ode to characters

Published on 21-Feb-2015
The Empty Pedestal and Other Stories R M Rajgopal Dronequill 2014, pp 183 295

The Empty Pedestal and Other Stories, the first book by R M Rajgopal, is a compilation of 21 short stories...

It's her way or no way, in Delhi

Published on 21-Feb-2015
A Bad Character Deepti Kapoor Penguin 2014, pp 240 499

The title character of Deepti Kapoor's searing debut is dead by Line 1, but I still read A Bad Character in one frantic sitting...

Dreams for India

Published on 14-Feb-2015
VISIONARY Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of independent India, spelled his dreams in the letters he wrote to state ministers...

To not do nothing

Published on 14-Feb-2015

There are some books that stay with you after the last page is turned. This is one of them. Miss Carter's War is an extraordinary...

Photo Gallery
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah at the inauguration of Emerging Manufacturing Entrepreneurs Resource Gro

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah at the inauguration of Emerging Manufacturing Entrepreneurs Resource Gro

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal meeting with a delegation of various Bar Associations of Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal meeting with a delegation of various Bar Associations of Delhi

BJP MP Jagadambika Pal celebrates Holi with TMC member Saugata Roy at Parliament

BJP MP Jagadambika Pal celebrates Holi with TMC member Saugata Roy at Parliament

A widow daubed in colours dances in the Holi celebrations organised by non-governmental organisation

A widow daubed in colours dances in the Holi celebrations organised by non-governmental organisation

Students of a gurukul take a water conservation pledge and also pay tribute to swine flu victims

Students of a gurukul take a water conservation pledge and also pay tribute to swine flu victims

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu celebrates holi with traditional artistes

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu celebrates holi with traditional artistes

Ireland's George Dockrell is bowled for 25 runs by South Africa's Morne Morkel to end their Cricket

Ireland's George Dockrell is bowled for 25 runs by South Africa's Morne Morkel to end their Cricket

The debris is being cleared after landslides on Jammu-Srinagar Jammu National Highway

The debris is being cleared after landslides on Jammu-Srinagar Jammu National Highway

Artist staged a play Visa Nirikshaneyelliddaga at the inauguration of Dalita Natakotsava

Artist staged a play Visa Nirikshaneyelliddaga at the inauguration of Dalita Natakotsava

Badly damaged road in Bengaluru

Badly damaged road in Bengaluru

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