Thursday, Dec 08, 2022

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BOOKS NEWS

The Literary Express: From Agatha Christie to Khushwant Singh, how trains carried forward fictionSign in to Read

June 14, 2016 7:13 pm

Despite their popularity, the railways are yet to get their due from Indian authors.

Finding love: Romance is an eternal theme in books that can never fade awaySign in to Read

May 31, 2016 5:18 pm

Love and romance is a genre that appeals to people of all ages, who look upon it as a gateway from the routine that dictates their routine through books.

Book review: The female body and a scientific case for curvesSign in to Read

May 02, 2016 4:13 pm

A new book explores the provocative issue of the "origins and power of female body shape", in particular, the body's "biology, the mind it contains, the culture that surrounds it.

Brave New WordsSign in to Read

April 24, 2016 12:00 am

As writers connect with the internet and do away with the traditional formalisms of literature, what new tales are in store for us?

Book store blues: I'm buying more books on the Kindle... because they are there!Sign in to Read

March 20, 2016 12:29 pm

You might not like reading on a display, you might wonder why an e-book costs as much as it does when there is no paper or binding involved, but what you cannot deny is that getting a book on the Kindle is much, much easier than getting it in most book stores.

Secrets of England's first printed Bible revealedSign in to Read

March 16, 2016 8:28 pm

The discovery assumes significance in view of the revelations it made about hidden annotations, which were copied from the famous 'Great Bible' of Thomas Cromwell.

The write view: A new illustrated biography looks to humanise Mahatma Gandhi, not deify himSign in to Read

February 24, 2016 8:53 pm

Pramod Kapoor of Roli Books, on making a debut as an author with an illustrated biography of Mahatma Gandhi, and realising that authors are underpaid.

‘I do not wish to serve (for) a false narrative of America’Sign in to Read

January 23, 2016 12:13 am

Bosnian-American author Aleksandar Hemon on what writing means to him, how Europe is failing immigrants, and why Hillary Clinton’s presidential nomination is likely to push the US towards conflict

Book by the brook: The best ones to read in leisureSign in to Read

December 20, 2015 4:04 pm

Visiting a wildlife sanctuary? These books are the best bet for a quiet evening.

Short, but with that 'Gone Girl' twistSign in to Read

December 06, 2015 12:27 pm

Gillian 'Gone Girl' Flynn can straddle both formats of long form and novellas. 'The Grownup' is perfect for those long commutes. And good enough to make you miss your stop.