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Sunday Herald books

A summer read

Published on 28-May-2016
Nice Work  (If You Can Get it) Celia Imrie, Bloomsbury, 2016, pp 393,  Rs. 499

When it's vacation time everywhere, what can be better for reading than a piece of fiction set in a holiday town!...

All the yesterdays

Published on 28-May-2016
Paul McCartney: The Life, Philip Norman, Little Brown, 2016, pp 864, Rs. 2,172

Philip Norman's Shout!: The Beatles in Their Generation (1981), his important early biography of the band, was embraced by John Lennon's fans but less so...

Book Rack..

Published on 28-May-2016
Patang, Bhaskar Chattopadhyay, Hachette, 2016, pp 243, Rs. 350

The Age of Genius explores the eventful intertwining of outward event and inner intellectual life to tell...

Magical classics

Published on 28-May-2016

Italo Calvino once said that a classic is a book that never finished what it wanted to say. In other words, with every age...

Of teenage blues & first love

Published on 21-May-2016

Andaleeb Wajid's latest young adult novel Asmara's Summer is a long, cool, fizzy drink of a read....

Legacy of Partition

Published on 21-May-2016

This powerful novella (inclusive of foreword and afterword content) needs to be read by all Indians who are desirous of understanding the fragile temper of...

Wave of emotions

Published on 21-May-2016

Kanishk Tharoor's intriguingly titled book is a slim volume consisting of a dozen short stories. These stories span continents...

A quiet horror

Published on 21-May-2016

In Han Kang's Man Booker Prize-winning novel The Vegetarian, a South Korean woman's sudden vegetarianism....

A strange funeral

Published on 14-May-2016
 Daddy's Boy, Shandana Minhas, Harper Collins 2016, pp 219, Rs 499

There is deceit and deception, a confused young man and 3 wily old ones, and a mysterious woman in Pakistani author Shandana...

Saga of love & loss

Published on 14-May-2016
 A Bond So Sacred, Usha Rajagopalan , Manipal University Press 2016, pp 360, Rs 450

This is the book to go to if one needs to know about the struggle for Independence in pre-partition days, especially...

Photo Gallery
Students celebrate their success after CBSE announced its 10th class results...

Students celebrate their success after CBSE announced its 10th class results...

A Group of Bengaluru Mothers getting prepared for the Babywearing dance to be held next month...

A Group of Bengaluru Mothers getting prepared for the Babywearing dance to be held next month...

Volunteers clean Tapi river to celebrate the completion of two years of Modi government...

Volunteers clean Tapi river to celebrate the completion of two years of Modi government...

Madras Regimental jawans jubilate after winning the Dakshin Bharat Area Cross Country Championship..

Madras Regimental jawans jubilate after winning the Dakshin Bharat Area Cross Country Championship..

Congress workers shave their heads at a protest on NDA Governments' second anniversary...

Congress workers shave their heads at a protest on NDA Governments' second anniversary...

Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor during shoot of her upcomming movie 'OK JAANU'...

Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor during shoot of her upcomming movie 'OK JAANU'...

Former Australian pacer Geoff Lawson interacts with recently selected young pacer...

Former Australian pacer Geoff Lawson interacts with recently selected young pacer...

Crowds pack the Canaveral National Seashore Friday, to witness the liftoff of a SpaceX...

Crowds pack the Canaveral National Seashore Friday, to witness the liftoff of a SpaceX...

Union Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley paying floral tribute to Vinayak Damodar Savarkar...

Union Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley paying floral tribute to Vinayak Damodar Savarkar...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with artists tries his hands at a drum in Heritage Mawphlang...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with artists tries his hands at a drum in Heritage Mawphlang...

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