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All That Remains

A book to be read and savoured even though the writer is gone.

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Playing it Slow and Easy

Susmit Sen’s memoir traces his journey with the band Indian Ocean, but says little about his musical inspirations.

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Book review: Honour and Fidelity – India’s Military Contribution to the Great War, 1914-1918

From Flanders to Gallipoli, over a million Indians helped the British Empire hold the line in the First World War.

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Talking about this generation

From an Indian Pinocchio to teenage voices that ring true, a round-up of the latest in children and YA fiction.

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After the End: Letters for a Nation From Jawaharlal Nehru to His Chief Ministers 1947-1963

Letters Jawaharlal Nehru wrote to his chief ministers on the death of Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Patel reveal
how important both were to his worldview.

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Book review of Outlaws: In the light of what we know

A story of hope and fear that captures the mood of Spain in the aftermath of Franco’s death.

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Book review: Once It Flowers

Shukla has termed Once It Flowers the “most incompletely finished” of his novels.

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Book review: When Google Met Wikileaks

Google’s Eric Schmidt interviewed Julian Assange, under house arrest in rural Norfolk, for The New Digital Age.

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Book review: KR Meera borrows liberally from the mystique of the Dhananjoy hanging in Hangwoman

KR Meera has created one of the most extraordinary protagonists in recent Indian fiction.

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How Green is My City: The other Delhi, of lush foliage and birdcalls

From time to time, Delhi residents need to be reminded of just how green and full of natural life Delhi still is.

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Book review: An Optimist’s Diary

A French economist’s perspective on the world is full of whimsy and optimism.

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Book review: The Holy Trail, a Pilgrim’s Plight

When a whimsical visit to the Kumbh Mela became a transforming experience.

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Book review: Stolen Years – A Memoir of Simranjit Singh Mann’s Imprisonment

Simranjit Singh Mann’s daughter pieces together the turbulent years of her father’s imprisonment on charges of sedition and conspiracy.

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Katherine Armstrong traverses a vast arc, but this is ice skating, not deep sea diving

Katherine Armstrong’s Fields of Blood charts the complicated relationship between religion and violence across a wide arc of history.

Life by the Book

Haruki Murakami’s latest novel is a reflection on platonic friendships.