Dancing words

BOOK REVIEW : Dancing words

Odissi dancer Jaya Mehta calls the poems in her book The Poetic Saree ‘dance...

By Anjuly Mathai

NEW ARRIVALS

Calling out Contradictions
BOOK REVIEW

Calling out Contradictions

Early on in his new book, Shashi Tharoor refers to the episode of psychologist...

By Anirudh Madhavan
Feminist fiction
BOOK REVIEW

Feminist fiction

When national award-winning documentary filmmaker Trisha Das, sister of stand-up

By Vaisakh E Hari
Hidden gems
BOOK REVIEW

Hidden gems

Gulab Kothari’s book on jewellery is full of stories about everything from the

By Anjuly Mathai
The Sarkari Mussalman review: A refreshing look-back
BOOK REVIEW

The Sarkari Mussalman review: A refreshing look-back

It is a highly readable, but not spicy, account of Zameer's life, the Army and...

By R Prasannan
BOOKS

Shane’s spin

Leg spin legend Shane Warne has led a dramatic life both on and off the field.

By Neeru Bhatia
India's tryst with black gold

India's tryst with black gold

Coal has long been the coveted black gold, and India has one of the largest...

By Soumik Dey
Eating Wasps review: The many shades of desire
BOOK REVIEW

Eating Wasps review: The many shades of desire

Anita Nair is probably India’s most popular and prolific writer. She spins...

By Mandira Nayar
Conspiracy stories
BOOK REVIEW

Conspiracy stories

In politics, one cannot often say which is the cause and which is the...

By R Prasannan
Eating Wasps: In her new book, Anita Nair delves into the female psyche

Eating Wasps: In her new book, Anita Nair delves into the female psyche

Anita Nair’s latest novel,Eating Wasps, is about women—all kinds of them—and how

By Rachna Tyagi
Lost and found: The art of letter writing

Lost and found: The art of letter writing

'Treasured Epistles' is a compilation of letters that Natwar Singh received

By Vijaya Pushkarna
Brothers of two English poets who mapped the Himalayas
BOOKS

Brothers of two English poets who mapped the Himalayas

Deborah Baker's new book, her fifth, is crammed with facts and reads like...

By Mandira Nayar
 For a feminist future
DEAR IJEAWELE

For a feminist future

The author successfully challenges prejudices of gender roles and expectations

By Annifred Solomon
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