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July 15, 2018 7:02:52 pm

Much like 'Sacred Games', there are several instances of TV series being adapted from books — both in India as well as abroad. And in case you are curious, we have drawn up a list for you.

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July 14, 2018 10:02:05 pm

Barack Obama will be heading to Kenya and South Africa for the first time since he left office in 2016. Before going for his trip, the former US President suggested 6 books for a good summer read.

With rise in online reading, e-comics attract smart readers
July 14, 2018 1:07:33 pm

The future is going to favour digital comics -- especially as people get more and more accustomed to consuming content in this fashion.

Longform Volume 1: An Anthology of Graphic Narratives
July 14, 2018 12:02:24 pm

An ambitious compilation of works by 31 Indian and international artists that explore forms of graphic art beyond comics.

The secrets of the wild and why we may never be able to fathom all its mysteries
July 14, 2018 11:29:02 am

The secrets of the wild and why we may never be able to fathom all its mysteries

July 14, 2018 11:22:47 am

A well-contextualised emotional history of India through iconic Hindi film songs

July 13, 2018 12:54:07 pm

Mountaineer-author, Harish Kapadia, 72, who has been editing the Himalayan Journal for 37 years, has written books such as Siachen Glacier: The Battle of Roses, Spiti: Adventures in The Trans-Himalaya, Exploring The Hidden Himalaya, among others.

July 11, 2018 12:24:21 am

Who do we talk about when we speak of gender warriors in India? A new book has some answers

July 10, 2018 12:09:11 am

Former foreign secretary Muchkund Dubey brings poetry by baul doyen Lalon to Hindi readers.

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July 8, 2018 12:26:51 pm

On Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s 88th death anniversary, finds out what’s ailing the English detective fiction genre in India

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July 7, 2018 12:44:27 am

A Shakespeare classic gets a capital makeover in Preti Taneja’s debut novel.

Steady Goes the Saint Fyodor Dostoevsky
July 7, 2018 12:23:47 am

A novel on Dostoevsky’s relationship with his stenographer, Anna Grigoryevna.

When the Twain Shall Meet
July 7, 2018 12:09:10 am

Romila Thapar’s new book highlights the need to reconcile culture with nationalism more sensitively.

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July 14, 2018 11:37:25 am

If one gets down at Netaji Bhavan metro station and walks towards Rammohan Dutta road straight to Northern park one would stumble upon a rather curious sight. College-goers can be seen crowing the area and a familiar smell of books envelops it.

July 1, 2018 1:21:36 pm

Here are the five books yearning for prospective readers in the coming month: Of all novels releasing in the coming month, Shubhangi Swarup's Latitudes of Longing seems to be the most compelling.

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June 30, 2018 1:33:38 am

A reading list for the young ones that will take them on flights of fantasy; introduce them to art and artists, folktales and architectural heritage; and even teach them a thing or two about feminism.

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June 30, 2018 1:07:48 am

The quaintness of middle-class British experience has come and gone with Hugh Grant. But, novelist Julian Barnes still seems to be stuck in it.

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June 30, 2018 12:59:34 am

Tabish Khair’s book is a taut navigation of faith and the shrinking space for dialogues in India today.

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June 26, 2018 4:33:13 pm

Steve Brusatte talks about his latest book 'The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: The Untold Story of a Lost World', what being a palaeontologist entails, the currently accepted cause of dinosaur extinction, and more.

June 26, 2018 5:25:04 pm

Rohan Chakravarty’s latest book The Great Indian Nature Trail with Uncle Bikky, was launched at the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) office in Delhi last week. He is the creator of Green Humour, a series of comics on wildlife and nature conservation.