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Friday, April 23, 2021



Why 'Darklands' fulfils the basic task of sci-fi genre but falls short of making a landing

March 28, 2021 9:22 am

A bracing reimagining of a dystopian world in Arnav Das Sharma's debut novel loses its punch because of lacklustre editing

Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny co-writing mystery novel

February 24, 2021 9:45 am

Penny, an award-winning author from Canada whose novels include The Cruelest Month and The Brutal Telling, said in a statement that she could not "say yes fast enough" to the chance of working with Clinton

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

November 24, 2018 3:40 am

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

Rat Trap

April 02, 2015 12:07 am

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

March 13, 2015 5:16 pm

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

January 09, 2015 1:00 am

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

December 19, 2014 1:00 am

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

March 08, 2014 11:56 pm

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

Ways of telling

September 30, 2013 3:19 am

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

Yesterday Once More

August 09, 2013 12:29 am

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