A breath of fresh air for Rahi Masoom Raza’s Scene 75

Poonam Saxena manages to capture the essence of the original Hindi-Urdu novel in her rendition.

The Tandoor Murder: a story that rocked India

The bigger the bonfire, the greater the darkness. Former cop pens harrowing saga of a Delhi murder that shook a nation. ANANYA DAS reports

A pocketful of India

Craig Jeffrey’s book on India packs a quick punch. Writes RAKA SARKHEL LAHA
Man Booker 2018.Indian Link

Man Booker longlist announced

Start your reading: 13 'exhilarating' books this year.
Dr Madhu Vajpayee.Indian Link

Love, drama, mystery

A novel by Melb-based Dr Madhu Vajpayee has all the makings of a good story, writes PREETI JABBAL
RK Rangarajan.Indian Link

Remembering the emperor

A look at the Vijayanagar ruler’s pursuit of his love interest and the influence of those around him. CHITRA SUDARSHAN writes
Curried Cultures.Indian Link

Curried cultures

Exploring the relationship between globalisation and South Asian cooking
A Sting of Peppercorns.Indian Link

A slice of Goa in the 60s

A novel looks at the tiny state’s history during a tumultuous time, writes MAYABHUSHAN NAGVENKAR
Buried Seeds.Indian Link

Vikas Khanna: A ‘Buried Seed’ that bloomed

KISHORI SUD reviews a book that traces Vikas Khanna’s culinary arc - from Amritsar to a Michelin-star chef
Books.Indian Link

Don’t miss! Five books to look forward to in February 2018

SAKET SUMAN narrows down a list from dozens of books releasing in February; here are recommendations dominated largely by fiction and accompanied by a memoir and a commentary on Pakistan.