An enjoyable analysis of Narendra Modi’s winning election campaign last year.
The 12 chosen individuals represent a wide spectrum of predicaments and aspirations.
It is the pathetic state of the public health system that hits you in the gut, as you read this book.
A well-researched sociology of Delhi, where people have learnt to live in the ruins with hope, knowing full well their own contribution to the ruin.
Cricket’s glorious uncertainties are rendered somewhat predictable through some unorthodox data crunching.
A crucial book explores why India has successfully managed to keep the military out of democratic politics.
The book is engaging in parts; though the plot looks predictable in the beginning, you can never guess what happens towards the end.
But somewhere between the crisis and its resolution, the book loses its plot.
The writing is as pedestrian as the streets of Delhi of which the author is so cynical about.
A debut attempt at a hard-boiled thriller is derailed by its slack pace and unimaginative denouement
In Mohsin Hamid the essayist, we find a more inward-looking voice, as if he’s testing some thoughts out as he writes.
Neil Gaiman’s new collection leads you on a trail of possibilities, and there is darkness on the way.
In recovering the life of an Indian suffragette, this biography is not political enough.
Ilina Sen’s memoir of her days in Chhattisgarh does not quite bring to life the interesting times she has lived through.
A survey of Sanskrit kavya explores its vitality and continuous change. If only it had been less pedantic in style.