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The ‘New India’ we seek

An extract from Shashi Tharoor's new book The Paradoxical Prime Minister
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Don’t Miss! Five books to look forward to in October 2018

SAKET SUMAN proposes five books to read this October

Dragons and elephants

We thought we will get a handle on the subject by exploring some books that look at both China and India, and use the words ‘Dragon’ and ‘Elephant’

Food as identity

The e-book is a light read, but loaded with opportunities to fondly recall the Fiji Indian experience from a culinary perspective
Ed Husain The House Of Islam.Indian Link

Islam through a different lens

Ed Husain talks about the mainstream and pluralist form of Islam with Tasneem Chopra at the Melbourne Writers Festival. APARNA ANANTHUNI reports.

Nobel winning writer V S Naipaul passes away

In a career spanning over five decades, Naipaul penned some 30 books, across literary genres, and established himself as a prominent voice among the writers of his time

‘Tagore’s books were way ahead of their time’

Although it was Kabuliwalah that drew her closer to Tagore, it was his words about the emancipation of women in the 19th century that really resonated with Radha.
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Don’t Miss! Five books to look forward to in August 2018

SAKET SUMAN narrows down a list from dozens of books releasing in August
Abir Mukerjee Smoke And Ashes.Indian Link

Book review: Smoke and Ashes

Abir Mukherjee’s book is an intriguing peek into India’s tumultuous historic time, albeit with a generous sprinkling of crime and mystery, writes VIKAS DATTA
lost manuscript.Indian Link

Lost manuscript of 17th century Bengali poet may have been found

Manuscripts waiting to be examined by experts.