December 29, 2018 12:48 am
A rich bounty of non-fiction narratives explains a rapidly changing world; the best of fiction mines the human heart
December 29, 2018 12:33 am
Mukherjee’s debut novel, Dark Circles, explores the human frailty — the inability of the living to hold the dead to account for their faults and fallacies.
December 29, 2018 12:25 am
Next year: new books by Amitav Ghosh, HM Naqvi and Toni Morrison
December 01, 2018 1:21 am
An informed account of the periodic table, and how chemistry relates to the world around and within us
December 01, 2018 12:44 am
A personal, political and elegant account of the months leading up to Bangladesh’s independence
December 01, 2018 12:28 am
Nadia Murad’s life in captivity and after, and the violence she, and other Yazidis, endured at the hands of ISIS
September 19, 2018 1:00 am
In author Padmini Mongia’s latest book, bats fly kites and tortoises skateboard to their heart’s content
May 12, 2018 1:10 am
Wildlife biologist Rauf Ali takes on animals, bureaucrats, politicians, policemen, villagers, students, forest officers — and everyone he encounters during the course of his work and research, with point-blank frankness.
March 03, 2018 11:57 am
Books review of the week: Blake Crouch's Pines, Amma's Pearls Of Wisdom by Mata Amritanandamayi, Alexander McCall Smith's The House of Unexpected Sisters and The Growth Delusion by David Pilling.
September 17, 2017 3:41 pm
Rushdie, as in his previous works, displays immense skills of observation, but takes it a little too far in matching these with the film-making traits of his personality. He invokes analogies from so many areas that it becomes a nightmare for the reader to keep track of all the things.