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A new take on adulting by Neharika Gupta

'Adulting' by Neharika Gupta Adulting by Neharika Gupta, is a book about love. About loving your friends, loving your family, loving your career, loving yourself, and loving your...

Urdu Mahabharata e-book in Rekhta’s virtual library

Urdu virtual library at www.Rekhta.org. Source: rekhta.org It's a virtual library where some 90,000 titles in Urdu - including the Mahabharata and the Quran, as also autobiographies, fiction,...
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Adelaide’s Jaipur Literature Fest, 2019 was a star-studded affair

Source: Instagram/JLF Literature Festival nuggets Scottish writer William Dalrymple traces his family back to Mughal princess Noorjehan, but also has some Brahmin blood in his...

Suketu Mehta jots down an immigrant’s manifesto

This is our land by Suketu Mehta People have migrated through the ages, in search of greener pastures, more abundant food sources, better climatic conditions, and after...

Sikh Heritage: A succinct and delightfully-photographed glimpse into the Sikh community

There have been plenty of books on Sikhs, their valour, their customs and their culture, but what makes Sikh Heritage: A History Of Valour And Devotion standout is that it encompasses not...

East meets west parenting in ...

The foreword by Prof Perminder Sachdev, Scientia Professor at the UNSW, gives you a glimpse of what to expect from Dr Shail Chaturvedi’s latest parenting book Raising a Child. Dr Sachdev writes,...

Diwali books for kids: Illustrations, characters and activity based reads

Listicle of a variety of books based around Diwali. Sometimes it is a straightforward retelling of tales or the activities on and before Diwali day

Book Review: White Tears Brown Scars by Ruby Hamad

Ruby Hamad's White Tears Brown Scars is an informative and compelling read. In this work, Hamad lays bare inconvenient truths that seek to inspire reflection in readers and which provide a framework from which to contemplate history,...

Sahitya Akademi awardee novelist Kiran Nagarkar passes away

Acclaimed English-Marathi journalist and writer Kiran Nagarkar died here on Thursday after a brief illness, family sources said. He was 77. He had been admitted for treatment of brain haemorrhage to a private hospital where...
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Dalrymple’s tome to perils of corporate power abuse

Historian, writer, art curator, also an award-winning broadcaster and critic, William Dalrymple has quite exceeded himself with his latest book. The towering 522-page tome, which was in the making for six painstaking years, thoroughly dissects...