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This is how the patriarchy dies, not with a whimper but with a cataclysmic bang. One day, women wake up with a new power; their power is unprecedented and incomprehensible, exhilarating and frightenin...
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The losses are natural as well as economic.
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The book will make you want to be a better version of yourself.
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Dr. Ramin Jahanbegloo's book ‘Gadflies In The Public Space’ uncovers a rich history of dissent.
At a time when taking any kind of creative liberty with historical narratives in more popular art forms such as cinema is fraught with risk, perhaps it is a good thing that the novel, being a marginal...
"When we historians grow stubborn about trustworthy evidence, it is up to the writers to go into the possibilities that will not let themselves be contained in history books," Perumal tells Aravindan...
A novel by Boualem Sansal, whose works are banned in Algeria.
Pranay Lal’s book takes us to Indian sites that show how the world was created.
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Last year when Twinkle Khanna came out with her book Mrs Funnybones, readers were delighted by the humorous take on everyday situations and the simplicity of her writing. That book left readers hungry...
There couldn't have been a more apt time for a book like An Era of Darkness to be written. Just as judges look at past precedents to arrive at a conclusion on a present case, we needed a book that tel...
Remembrances of travels past, to places far and near, recollected most fondly and of course, held dear. A travelogue written from memory is arguably a more intimate piece of writing than one composed...
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You don't need to be a statistician or an expert in matters pertaining to healthcare to know that the perception of doctors in Indian society has undergone a dramatic shift in the last few decades. On...
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A book on how law firms operate is rare, particularly because of the inherent confidentiality obligation that binds lawyers. Yet, Ranjeev Dubey has taken the risk of writing a somewhat hyperbolic tell-all titled Legal Confidential: Adventures of an Indian Lawyer, largely narrating the story of how commercial law is practised (although he does risk confidentiality in the process).
Somewhere through the book you forget Mrs Funnybones (Twinkle Khanna) is a celebrity. She becomes so relatable that she could be anyone. She imparts certain life lessons and beliefs, although subtly and without being preachy. Not one to be diplomatic, she tells you exactly what she feels about the paparazzi clicking you unawares (when you aren't looking your best), Bollywood parties and even what she feels about her own name (which unfortunately rhymes with wrinkle). This isn't a spill-the-beans-on-Bollywood kind of book though, if you are looking for that.
Desai's writing style is pure and passionate. Her stories are straight from the heart. They contain the flavour of the soil, and acquaint readers with Indian culture and traditions. I think readers from most age groups will enjoy this novel.
When I first held Mandate: Will of the People by Vir Sanghvi in my hands, I muttered, "Can political truth really fit into this slim volume?" Moreover, a foreword written by Amish Tripathi, a writer of bestselling thrillers that merge fantasy and mythology, seemed odd -- my first thought was, "Has Sanghvi resorted to marketing gimmickry or will the book stand on its own feet?"