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Published on 23-Jul-2016
Mainak Dhar, Penguin, 2016, pp 225, Rs 399

From losing weight to implementing better work-life balance to how we incentivise conduct in our friends and colleagues...

Of haunting imagery

Published on 23-Jul-2016
The Gun Room, Georgina Harding, Bloomsbury 2016, pp 211, Rs 499

The Gun Room, Georgina Harding's latest offering, grabs you by the throat from the first few pages...

Love, near & away

Published on 23-Jul-2016
The Yard, Aliyyah, Eniath Speaking Tiger 2016, pp 272, RS 350

Set in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Aliyyah Eniath's debut novel, The Yard, depicts the childhood friendship...

Just the way he is

Published on 23-Jul-2016
Six machine Chris Gayle  Penguin  2016, pp 288, Rs 388

With Chris Gayle, what you see is what you get. And his autobiography - aptly named Six Machine - I don't like cricket… I Love...

Of maternal bond

Published on 16-Jul-2016
Hot Milk, Deborah Levy, Bloomsbury 2016, pp 217, Rs 497

Restless, listless, sleepless and penniless, Sofia Papastergiadis, the heroine of Deborah Levy's gorgeous new novel, Hot Milk...

A cautionary tale

Published on 16-Jul-2016
The Water Knife, Paolo Bacigalupi, Orbit  2016, pp 386, Rs 408

With searing discontent among citizens, and conflicts brewing among the states, the world is fast heading toward a waterless future...

A tasteful tell-all

Published on 16-Jul-2016

If Padma Lakshmi's memoir is more memory and less food, it does not matter. Warmth and honesty infuses this candid account...

Embers to wildfire

Published on 09-Jul-2016
Pyre, Perumal Murugan, Translated by  Anirudhhan Vasudevan,  Penguin,  2016, pp 399, Rs. 200

In a rural setting, love takes the place on the pyre made of hatred, tension and violence caused by caste issues...

Pride & prejudice

Published on 09-Jul-2016
The Ivory Throne,  Manu S Pillai, Harper Collins, 2016, pp 694, Rs. 699

Once upon a time in God's Own Country, there lived two cousins. Plucked from their peaceful childhood home in their preteens...

Of silence crying

Published on 09-Jul-2016
Emerald Blades, Reijul Sachdev, Leadstart, 2016, pp 148, Rs. 175

These lines from the poem Wilder Things, from this collection by Reijul Sachdev, scores full on form and content...

Photo Gallery
Actress Aindritha Ray performing during Shatha Sambrama -University of Mysore Centenary...

Actress Aindritha Ray performing during Shatha Sambrama -University of Mysore Centenary...

School students sit in the formation of a plane as they pray for the Indian Air Force plane...

School students sit in the formation of a plane as they pray for the Indian Air Force plane...

Indian Army soldiers rescue flood affected villagers near India-Bhutan border of Chirang...

Indian Army soldiers rescue flood affected villagers near India-Bhutan border of Chirang...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacting with the children at the launch of the Reliance...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacting with the children at the launch of the Reliance...

Flamingos fly over Chandlai Lake in Jaipur on Saturday. Flamingos travel thousands of miles...

Flamingos fly over Chandlai Lake in Jaipur on Saturday. Flamingos travel thousands of miles...

Director Porsche India oavan Shetty with new Porsche 911 car during the launch in Bengaluru...

Director Porsche India oavan Shetty with new Porsche 911 car during the launch in Bengaluru...

Women on a boat wade through flooded area after heavy showers in Mayong village in Morigoan...

Women on a boat wade through flooded area after heavy showers in Mayong village in Morigoan...

Kite club India fly's 300 kite during Kite festival 2016 as the part of Income Declaration...

Kite club India fly's 300 kite during Kite festival 2016 as the part of Income Declaration...

Villagers along with their cattle wade through a Banana raft from the flood affected village...

Villagers along with their cattle wade through a Banana raft from the flood affected village...

A fan sports painting Rajinikanth's Kabali on his body at the release of his new film 'Kabali' ...

A fan sports painting Rajinikanth's Kabali on his body at the release of his new film 'Kabali' ...

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