May 27, 2017 3:25 am

This Dog Barking takes us through Krishnamurti’s journey, and back again, and even highlights the futility of his endeavours.

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May 27, 2017 2:50 pm

Amit Chaudhuri talks to The Indian Express about Bombay, intolerance and how his latest book, Friend of My Youth, explores the city through changing times.

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May 27, 2017 6:03 pm

Arun Shourie’s remarkable book on the neurological and the mystical is subversive — and an act of tough love.

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May 26, 2017 8:49 pm

There is nothing more varied that the bookshelf could offer to its readers this weekend.

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May 26, 2017 8:37 pm

Mahatma Gandhi's fifth grandson Arun Gandhi's latest book 'The Gift of Anger' throws light on several important lessons and principles that the author learned from his grandfather.

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May 24, 2017 6:36 pm

Every time she writes a book, Nikita Singh tries to flesh out her characters first and then head towards story construction.

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May 24, 2017 6:31 pm

In his book, Varshney explored magnificent monuments of Lucknow, recognised as an epitome of arts, culture, sophistication and beauty.

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May 23, 2017 10:31 pm

ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival focuses on a range of topics including travel writing, the constitution, PG Wodehouse, the Raj, partition and Lutyen's architecture.

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May 21, 2017 12:01 am

Anne of Green Gables was a great mother, but who was her role model?

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May 21, 2017 12:33 pm

Writer-photographer Bill Hayes on coming into his own in New York, his life-affirming relationship with the late neurologist Oliver Sacks and his new book.

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May 20, 2017 3:07 pm

In Chauhan's novel, an IAF instructor, Hosannah Carvalho doles out wisdom to his trainees saying, “Aggression and awareness are the keywords to being a good Fighter.

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May 20, 2017 12:43 am

I Allan Sealy’s most ingenious and daring book, though not necessarily his best.

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May 20, 2017 12:39 am

A new anthology highlights why B R Ambedkar continues to challenge and inspire Indian politics.

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May 20, 2017 12:36 am

A boy waits for his father to die in Anees Salim’s funny, moving new novel.

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May 19, 2017 9:59 pm

This weekend, read the captivating tale of countless Indians and other Southeast Asian migrant labourers.

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May 19, 2017 9:00 pm

On 83rd birthday of Ruskin Bond, filmmaker Bhargav Saikia unveiled the first look of his forthcoming short film The Black Cat.

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May 19, 2017 4:59 pm

Ruskin Bond's novels and short-stories hold enough juice to move readers, but even they seem to fall flat when one looks at the illustrious yet sublime life of this gifted writer.

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May 18, 2017 6:42 pm

ZEE JLF's The British Library is all set to celebrate the deep cultural ties and exchange between UK-India in 2017.

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May 18, 2017 3:17 pm

Ruskin Bond, the bestselling author, pays a soul-stirring tribute to his father in the latest memoir which talks about father-son relations.

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May 18, 2017 12:00 am

Manju Kak’s book, In the Shadow of the Devi: Kumaon, details the life and legacy of those who inhabit the region

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May 17, 2017 10:45 pm

US President that Donald Trump will particularly not appreciate British Booker Prize winner Howard Jacobson's latest work.

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May 16, 2017 6:26 pm

'Confessions of a Book Lover' offers a window to what one would generally find on Ruskin Bond's bookshelf.

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May 16, 2017 4:45 pm

Amish Tripathi's Sita is not only a strong and independent woman, but a warrior as well.

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May 14, 2017 12:00 am

Anees Salim on death as a recurring theme in his narratives, his new book and why with each of his books writing becomes more difficult.

May 14, 2017 12:00 am

Writer Anuja Chauhan on choosing a male lead for her new novel, reading Chetan Bhagat and why the nationalism debate is equally disparaging for soldiers.

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May 13, 2017 1:25 am

A powerful debut novel that explores dimensions of immigrant struggle and the many ways in which lives can unravel

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May 13, 2017 1:20 am

How different sections of society were seduced by the Hindutva narrative and an elaborate division of labour in its ranks paid off

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May 13, 2017 1:12 am

Delhi comes alive in this fascinating archival work combining history with cartography

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May 12, 2017 10:53 pm

Critics across the United States have criticised Ivanka Trump's book "Women Who Workforce," for its narrow approach and elitist outlook.

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May 10, 2017 10:30 pm

In his book, Williamson distinguishes between right and wrong both knowledge-wise and morally, what is true and false and knowledge vs belief.

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May 10, 2017 10:28 pm

In India, authors, mostly debutantes, are approaching agents because they assure that a manuscript is turned into a book.

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May 10, 2017 12:57 am

This Dog Barking – The Strange Story of UG Krishnamurti (Harper Collins; Rs 599) calls 20th century’s most radical philosopher a “Cosmic Naxalite”.

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May 9, 2017 9:27 pm

Dalrymple''s book 'Kohinoor' reveals that Kohinoor was not gifted to the British but they took it away by force from India.

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May 6, 2017 3:56 am

The scrupulous traveller must, therefore, pack several books for the trip — a field guide each for birds and animals, a travel guide and the complete works of Jim Corbett

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May 6, 2017 3:52 am

A sombre chronicle of the steady erasure of local histories and loss of a rich ecosystem that began in colonial times and continues

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May 6, 2017 3:47 am

A story so familiar, would you want to read it?