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Does God Wear Shoes?

Arundhathi Subramaniam’s new collection of poems is a rich record of her experiments and accidents with spirituality and culture.

Book review: Simian is a standard telling of the Ramayana

Vikram Balagopal’s graphic retelling of the Ramayana is imbued with an attractive psychological complexity


Book review: Strictly Personal, Manmohan and Gursharan

Daman Singh’s biography of her father Manmohan offers interesting nuggets about her parents, but does not venture into his fraught life as leader of the nation

National Interest: Arvind Chitra Katha

Don’t say he didn’t warn us. Read his scary little manifesto, in which it all starts with a king, a courtesan and their gram sabha.

Screen Presence

A fantastic caricature of the genius,artistic Bengali boss everyone in media both wishes and dreads to have.

Agatha Christie’s Poirot set to come back in new novel

When Sophie Hannah’s yet-to-be-titled novel comes out in 2014,it will be the first poirot story to appear in 39 years.


Out of Darkness

A collection of essays looks at the Bihar turnaround,and what remains to be done.

The Chakkar of Those Sisters

A Pride and Prejudice like novel set in ’80s Delhi

Channelling the Mahabharata

A visual retelling of the ancient epic that marries myth with the novel

The Lad Who Would be King

A fable-like story chronicling the transformation of a man and a city