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In Mahesh Rao’s second novel, exploring the moral challenge that money and social mobility pose

In his second novel, Polite Society, Mahesh Rao chooses to transplant Austen’s Emma in crazy rich south Delhi.

Rat Trap

Room 000, the non-fiction novel by Kalpish Ratna, talks about how the plague wrecked havoc in 19th-century Bombay through the eyes of its most dedicated fighter.


New app would 'clean' your favourite novel for you

If you want to read a best-selling novel, but don't like the cuss words in it, this app is for you.

Khamoshiyan sequel on the anvil with the story being turned into a novel

Mahesh Bhatt’s Khamoshiyan is slated to release on January 30, but the makers are already planning its sequel and also turning it into a franchise

Ashim Ahluwalia to direct a film based on the novel The Boyfriend

Ashim Ahluwalia, who garnered critical acclaim for directing the film Miss Lovely on Mumbai's C-grade film industry, is all set to make yet another bold movie

War in Pieces

In his latest novel, Romesh Gunesekera zooms in on post-war Sri Lanka, grappling with the ghosts of its troubled past.


Ways of telling

An attempt to adapt an unfinished Jane Austen novel embraces new narrative approaches

Yesterday Once More

Love's taken a back seat and it’s nostalgia that Ravinder Singh has banked upon for his new novel,Like it Happened Yesterday

Creative venture that narrates daring exploits of Jim Corbett

At the onset itself Shardul Saraf knew that it was no easy task to make a sound novel based on hunter-naturalist Jim Corbett’s book Man-Eaters of Kumaon

Government to set up 106 veggie outlets in Mumbai

The state government has come up with a “novel” way to curb the rising prices of vegetables and fruits. It will set up outlets,106 of them,in supermarkets and government establishments from Monday.