Aarushi by Avirook Sen
Sen’s sleuthing uncovers a miscarriage of justice in the Aarushi case. But its clean chit to the Talwars isn’t enough.
Reviewed by Dilip D'Souza
Magazine | Aug 31, 2015
Achhe Din? Ha! Ha! by Mani Shankar Aiyar
Provides a good deal of humour as well as interesting facts, apart from being hard-hitting on right-wing parties in general.
Reviewed by Arvindar Singh
Magazine | Aug 31, 2015
The Devil Take Love by Sudhir Kakar
Kakar’s Bhartrhari agonises over love at its cynical and cruel best. Its painful glory is sung in exquisite poetry.
Reviewed by Gurcharan Das
Magazine | Aug 24, 2015
The Firebird by Saikat Majumdar
Heartbreaking and shocking in equal parts, it is a book that propels us into a cathartic reading.
Reviewed by Lopa Ghosh
Magazine | Aug 24, 2015
The Pakistan Paradox: Instability And Resilience by Christophe Jaffrelot
In this magisterial account, Jaffrelot privileges thematology over chronology to examine Pakistan’s maladies, its resilience and the roots of its conflicted nationhood.
Reviewed by Mani Shankar Aiyar
Magazine | Aug 17, 2015
Modi’s World: Expanding India’s Sphere Of Influence by C. Raja Mohan
Raja Mohan sees a vigour in foreign relations, advises on true paths, but is guilty of absences and strategic fallacies
Reviewed by Talmiz Ahmad
Magazine | Aug 10, 2015
Go Set A Watchman by Nelle Harper Lee
For me, Jean Louise Finch will remain a promising child who passed away young.
Reviewed by Vijay Nambisan
Magazine | Aug 10, 2015
Go Set A Watchman by Nelle Harper Lee
Reading Harper Lee's Go Set A Watchman left me rather unaffected and unmoved.
Reviewed by Freya Dasgupta
Web | Jul 28, 2015
Ashoka In Ancient India by Nayanjyot Lahiri
A study looks at Ashoka’s extant, physical heritage and celebrates his ideals as essential to the idea of India
Reviewed by Pramod Kumar KG
Magazine | Aug 03, 2015
Almost Home: Cities And Other Places by Githa Hariharan
Illuminates history, offers fresh perspective, pares the onion that is a place to reveal its quintessence.
Reviewed by Sunil Mehra
Magazine | Aug 03, 2015
My Name Is Radha: The Essential Manto by Muhammad Umar Memon
A translation faithful to the original and a sampling of Manto’s rarer non-fiction makes this book worthwhile
Reviewed by Aakar Patel
Magazine | Jul 27, 2015
The Patels Of Filmindia: Pioneers Of Film Journalism by Sidharth Bhatia
Sidharth Bhatia’s book is invaluable to anyone interested in the early hist­ory of Indian cinema.
Reviewed by Bhaichand Patel
Magazine | Jul 27, 2015
Go Set A Watchman by Nelle Harper Lee
A review of the first chapter of Nelle Harper Lee's second book, Go Set A Watchman
Reviewed by Satish Padmanabhan
Web | Jul 13, 2015
Aarushi by Avirook Sen
Avirook Sen's book raises disturbing questions about the delivery of justice.
Reviewed by Uttam Sengupta
Web | Jul 12, 2015
Firaq Gorakhpuri: The Poet Of Pain & Ecstasy by Ajai Mansingh
Firaq Gorakhpuri wasn’t just a great poet. He was a non-conformist, a man of many parts. Though welcome, this biography, in its empty accusations, does him injustice.
Reviewed by Noorul Hasan
Magazine | Jul 20, 2015
Chander And Sudha by Dharamvir Bharti & Poonam Saxena
There is no major complication or conflict that would have shaken the novel to life.
Reviewed by Bhaichand Patel
Magazine | Jul 13, 2015
Murder With Bengali Characteristics by Shovon Chowdhury
A recalcitrant Bengal under Chinese control, a gallery of grotesques, murder—this futuristic comedy can hurt
Reviewed by Sandipan Deb
Magazine | Jul 13, 2015
Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics And A Rising China by Sheila A. Smith
Complex China-Japan ties go beyond default ‘enmity’. Nuanced diplomacy must solve problems, says a study.
Reviewed by Rana Mitter
Magazine | Jul 06, 2015
India Shashtra: Reflections On The Nation In Our Time by Shashi Tharoor
For much of the book, Tharoor seems to be taking his eloquence for a test drive, without taking us anywhere new.
Reviewed by Santosh Desai
Magazine | Jul 06, 2015
Flood Of Fire by Amitav Ghosh
Amitav Ghosh's cosmopolitan-colonial world bursts into life with the fog of war, individual destinies, camp life, victoriana and a rapacious British Empire
Reviewed by Shovon Chowdhury
Magazine | Jun 29, 2015


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