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Published on 30-May-2015
The Facades Eric Lundgren Bloomsbury, 2015, pp 215,Rs 350

Set in the once-great Midwestern city of Trude - a treacherous maze of convoluted shopping malls, barricaded libraries...

Home of the heart

Published on 30-May-2015
Weathering Lucy Wood Bloomsbury 2015, pp 304, Rs 399

Lucy Wood's Weathering is a poetic novel. It is set in a rural background of moors, forests and a river. The farmhouses...

A talented crop

Published on 30-May-2015
Brave new Bollywood Nirmal Kumar and Preeti Chaturvedi Sage 2015, pp 272, Rs 895

A number of books on Bollywood have been flooding the stalls in recent times, and many of them have either been biographies...

Existential crisis

Published on 30-May-2015

Early in Nell Zink's second novel, Mislaid, a young wife drives her husband's beloved car, a VW Thing, into a lake...

Arduous activism

Published on 23-May-2015
White Beech: The Rainforest Years  Germaine Greer Bloomsbury 2015, pp 370, Rs. 399

The White Beech is a powerful and inspirational story of Germaine Greer's efforts to restore a rainforest in Australia...

A couple of issues

Published on 23-May-2015
Us David Nicholls Hachette 2014, pp 399, Rs.599

Nominated for the Man Booker Prize, running four pages short of 400 and wrapped up in a vivid, orangish-red cover, David Nicholls's ...

Real enchanter

Published on 23-May-2015
Trigger WarningNeil GaimanHachette2015, pp 307, Rs. 499

If you're not yet on the list of Gaiman fans, this book could be a clincher. Either way. You might find your place...

Amusing tell-all

Published on 16-May-2015

The English press isn't too fond of him because he doesn't give a hoot about it. The England team's dressing room...

'V's of sisterhood

Published on 16-May-2015

The initial lifting of our brow has already been stopped by Vanessa Bell's granddaughter Virginia...

Book rack

Published on 16-May-2015

Adnan's nights are haunted by unsettling dreams of a mysterious circus and of Shara, a beautiful woman placed in jeopardising circumstances within his dreams.

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An Indian eagle which was struck inside the fallen tree near Bengaluru Press Club...

An Indian eagle which was struck inside the fallen tree near Bengaluru Press Club...

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India's Khalin Joshi tees off on the first hole during the final round of the Bashundhara...

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Tobacco farmers and workers holding a protest in Vijaywada against anti-tobacco campaigns...

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An elderly woman smokes a Bidi on the eve of 'World No Tobacco Day' in Ahmedabad...

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Models walk the ramp at Indore Fashion Week in Indore...

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Ramkumar Ramanathan of India play a backhand shot against Vishnuvardhan during ITF Mysuru Open...

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Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha poses next to the newly launched BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe...

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Foreigners dance during Millionaire Bhanwar Lal Doshi's Diksha ceremony for becoming a Jain monk...

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A man takes a nap inside a car on a hot summer day in Ahmadabad...

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A shepherd going with sheep to the next village near Jaliya Village in Beawar, Rajasthan...

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