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June 18, 2018 4:42:53 pm

Amish Tripathi's new book which was scheduled to release on the 16th of July and was accepting pre-orders has now been postponed. This postponement comes as a surprise and the reasons cited are "beyond control" of the author.

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June 18, 2018 1:32:59 pm

Written originally in Tamil and translated into English by G. Geetha, R. N. Joe D'Cruz's novel Ocean Rimmed World explores the hardship, toil and conflict in the lives of the fisherfolk community in SouthEast Tamil Nadu which had turned violent.

June 18, 2018 1:02:42 am

Author-historian Rana Safvi takes a walk around the desolate Tughalaqabad Fort and recounts tales of its famous curse and abandonment.

June 16, 2018 1:24:46 am

A round-up of Indian detective fiction novels this season.

June 16, 2018 1:04:11 am

Upamanyu Chatterjee returns with a murder mystery that is both an exploration of food politics and a backstory to his first novel

June 16, 2018 12:40:48 am

The US’s relationship with the subcontinent and the crucial role played in it by the intersection of culture, ideology and power

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June 14, 2018 12:58:15 pm

This book analyses the different aspects and concerns of five early Indian social anthropologists. Pradip Kumar, the author touches on their major works, examining social understanding and even relating it to contemporary times.

‘Women have had a double battle to fight in South Africa’ Zainab Priya Dala
June 14, 2018 12:03:16 am

Author Zainab Priya Dala on her latest novel set during the anti-apartheid movement, feminist politics in South Africa and her Indian roots.

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June 11, 2018 1:14:57 pm

Smoke and Ashes includes all the elements that keeps it from being just another exotic murder mystery to serve as a vivid portrait of Indian history's course at a crucial time. This book isn't just for the crime fiction lovers!

June 9, 2018 1:12:19 am

At a time when we are moving away from our local and classical languages, a nuanced translation of a beloved epic

June 9, 2018 1:09:27 am

A new spymaster series inspired by true stories of covert foreign operations and perilous liaisons

June 9, 2018 1:01:32 am

Asia’s first journalist was also the first champion of press freedom. A fine retelling of the story of James Augustus Hicky attempts, yet again, to rehabilitate the “scurrilous, wild Irishman”

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June 8, 2018 1:26:49 pm

Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's first ever audio-visual archive on his poetry to be launched in the city this August. The archive will include 5000 recitations by various elocutionists as well as from the world famous poet himself.

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June 7, 2018 2:17:56 pm

The British Library will soon host the London leg of the immensely popular Jaipur Literature Festival. This year's edition will include Bollywood couple Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar along with Tishani Doshi, an acclaimed young poet.

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June 7, 2018 12:06:18 am

A host of writers are introducing children to the intricate world of Indian art and artists through colouring and picture books

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June 6, 2018 1:37:54 am

How an American architect built a formidable collection of books about Mumbai’s storied past

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June 4, 2018 4:27:06 pm

Former US president Bill Clinton has teamed up with American author James Patterson to write a political thriller, The President Is Missing. The cyber attack on the US forms the spine of the novel and will also shed light on how is is like to be a president during the most adverse of circumstances.

Calling Sehmat: A Novel
June 2, 2018 2:11:44 am

Harinder Sikka chronicles precisely this gripping tale in his espionage drama, Calling Sehmat.

A Day In The Life book review
June 2, 2018 2:04:45 am

Vignettes of lives lived navigating the urban experience in Bengaluru

What Mr Dulat calls a 'sad end to Amanullah’s story' is, in fact, the echoes of a lasting legacy
June 2, 2018 8:51:45 am

Sheikh Abdullah is increasingly seen as part of the problem that created the Kashmir conflict, not its solution. He pales in comparison to contemporaries like Nehru or Jinnah.