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Building Blocks

A book that raises designer concerns about architecture, but gives little direction about its future

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A Man of Great Characters

Siddharth Chowdhury makes a comeback with a collection of short stories that capture the essence of middle-class life in hypermasculine cultures.

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Money Makes the World Go Round

A racy entertainer on everything you needed to know about money, except how to make more of it

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By and By a Cloud Takes All Away

This Catalan masterpiece of the Spanish Civil War is a classic of world literature

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A Lady on Grub Street

In 1950s’ Delhi, newspaper offices had little room and no toilets for women. But Kamla Mankekar barged her way in. This is her story.

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In the Name of the Father

Mahatma Gandhi died at the hands of irreligion. This new book tells us why we ought not to forget.

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The Man Who Became King

An enjoyable analysis of Narendra Modi’s winning election campaign last year.

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A City Has Many Names

The 12 chosen individuals represent a wide spectrum of predicaments and aspirations.

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The Doctor Won’t See You Now

It is the pathetic state of the public health system that hits you in the gut, as you read this book.

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Life in a Concrete Jungle

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.

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The Odds are Even

Cricket’s glorious uncertainties are rendered somewhat predictable through some unorthodox data crunching.

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Standing at Ease

A crucial book explores why India has successfully managed to keep the military out of democratic politics.

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Sea is the hero and the villain in Manveen S Anand’s crime thriller

The book is engaging in parts; though the plot looks predictable in the beginning, you can never guess what happens towards the end.

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Girls Don’t Cry

But somewhere between the crisis and its resolution, the book loses its plot.

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A Fine Pulp

The writing is as pedestrian as the streets of Delhi of which the author is so cynical about.