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Author Sangeeta Khanna’s new book dispels myths around one of India’s favourite snacks

There is a section on Non Veg Pakodas. From the usual anda, chicken and prawn to Herbed Omelette Pakoda and Tisre Vade.

Book extract: Kaveree Bamzai’s No Regrets — The Guilt-Free Woman’s Guide to a Good Life

Journalist Kaveree Bamzai addresses the guilt women face in her latest book No Regrets: The Guilt-Free Woman’s Guide to a Good Life as she outlines a way of life where women do not feel guilty.

Nambiar Swami: A grandson’s biography that chronicles Kollywood’s greatest on-screen villain

Nambiar Swami - The Good, The Bad and The Holy is a biography of M N Nambiar by the actor's grandson Dipak Nambiar. It traces Nambiar's life and his friendships with actors in the industry, particularly with M G Ramachandran and Sivaji Ganesan.

William Dalrymple’s book, The Anarchy, has different cover, title for the UK edition

William Dalrymple's latest book The Anarchy has put forth a strange instance where not only does the cover for India and UK differ but even the subtitles on them are different.

The Zoya Factor releases on Sept 20: What’s the Anuja Chauhan novel all about?

The Zoya Factor, that is releasing on September 20, has been adapted from Anuja Chauhan's novel of the same name. Published in 2008, Chauhan's novel revolves around Zoya Singh Solanki, an executive in an advertising agency.

The tactical Sangh

An exhaustive account, also a timely reminder, of the history of RSS and its equation with democracy

Raging waters

The 2015 Chennai floods revisited through deeply personal accounts that indict an apathetic system

A political life

The legacy of Rajnath Singh and the impact he has had on Indian politics over decades.

Book excerpt | Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age

'Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age' tells a story not just about trends and ideas, but about people, decisions, and actions to address a rapidly changing world.

New book reveals investigation details behind Harvey Weinstein’s ‘MeToo’ allegations

The story subsequently inspired a global campaign against sexual harassment and assault as women across the spectrum opened up and shared their stories about abuse by men in positions of power.

Keep Calm and Humour On

The hoi polloi he dubs as the “masoor paavs”, those who gobble their masoor dal with smelly cut onions and suck the marrow from bones using their hands, rather than an elegant marrow spoon.

Bookmarked: What you should read this September

In order to help you stay abreast with new novels that come out every month but tend to get lost in the crowd, here's a list that will help you decide what to read and what not to by telling you what all to look forward to every month.