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Book review: Fern Road by Angshu Dasgupta

At a time when readers are more and more often confronted with a chaotic oversupply of clutter and social media stimuli, Angshu Dasgupta has achieved a beautiful balance in this, his first published book, Fern...

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
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Amitav Ghosh’s Gun Island review: Magic of the Bonduki story

Gun Island By Amitav GhoshJourneys to distant lands, migration and ancient connections between civilisations are recurring themes in Amitav Ghosh's books. His latest offering, Gun Island, is a story of travel and migrations, overlaid with...
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Twinkle Khanna’s book wins at 17th Crossword awards

Twinkle Khanna- Crossword Book AwardTwinkle Khanna's fiction novel 'Pyjamas are Forgiving' has won the Crossword Book Award (Popular) for Fiction for last year.Speaking...
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Aadhaar, hartal feature in Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary

Aadhaar and hartal are among the 26 new Indian-English words that feature among the staggering 86,000 words in the 10th edition of the world-renowned Oxford Advanced Learners...
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Freedom-era books, documents to go under hammer at Prinseps

A selection of books, newsletters and documents by luminaries of the Indian freedom struggle from the first half of the 20th century, will go on auction online next week.

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,...
The ‘146 Fairwater Boulevard Free Fun Library’, a new community venture, is the first of its kind in Blacktown.

Blacktown’s first free street library

A street library has been launched at 146 Fairwater Boulevard, Blacktown – breathing new life into a love for books and community.Called the...

Suketu Mehta jots down an immigrant’s manifesto

This is our land by Suketu MehtaPeople have migrated through the ages, in search of greener pastures, more abundant food sources, better climatic conditions, and after...
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Bharat beyond geographical boundaries: Ashwin Sanghi

Jaipur: Ashwin Sanghi latest book The Vault of Vishnu being launched by Sonali Bendre Behl at 13th Jaipur Literature Festival in Jaipur (Photo: IANS)Author Ashwin Sanghi,...