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Oommen’s book questions Indian sociologists’ professionalism

Books By M.R. Dua

The author admits existence of partiality in evaluation of student assignments and says ‘leftists’ are favoured.

20 February, 2018

Book Review: ‘Heartfulness’ is about seeking the essence beyond form and reality behind ritual

Books By NAVTAN KUMAR

As we manoeuvre through the many demands of relationships, career, property and health, we often sense a void, a feeling of alienation from our true selves. Is it possible for one planet to orbit so many suns?

10 February, 2018

‘Stockholm is a good city for a crime novel to take place in’

Books By BHUMIKA POPLI

Swedish author Carin Gerhardsen specialises in writing socially-engaged crime novels that are known for their narrative depth. She speaks to Bhumika Popli about what drew her to this genre.

10 February, 2018

‘If you want to tell the truth, you must start writing fiction’

Books By BHUMIKA POPLI

Finnish author and journalist Minna Lindgren speaks to Bhumika Popli about the tradition of crime writing in northern Europe, her own trilogy of crime novels, and her first ever India visit.

27 January, 2018

When artists reimagined the covers of famous books

Books By John Hamilton

John Hamilton writes about what happened when book covers of literary classics, like Lolita, A Clockwork Orange and A Room with a View, were given a modern makeover by young designers.

20 January, 2018

Book Review: Take your historical blinders off, and behold the real Delhi

Books By VINEET GILL

Michael Creighton’s book of poems, New Delhi Love Songs, celebrates the street life of the national capital, as well as its street names, minus the historical baggage, writes Vineet Gill.

13 January, 2018

Publishers from 35 countries at Delhi’s World Book Fair

Books By BHUMIKA POPLI

Delhi’s most popular literary event, World Book Fair opened at Pragati Maidan this Saturday, with a host of activities, panel discussions and books sales lined up for visitors, writes Bhumika Popli.

6 January, 2018

My favourite things: Writers on the books they loved in 2017

Books By GUARDIAN20

In this Guardian 20 special, authors Amitava Kumar, Anjum Hasan, Chandrahas Choudhury, Jerry Pinto and William Dalrymple write about the books they most enjoyed reading in 2017.

30 December, 2017

‘When I write, I allow the novel to do what it should do’

Books By BHUMIKA POPLI

Anuk Arudpragasam, whose debut novel has won the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize, as well as the DSC Prize for Literature this year, speaks to Bhumika Popli about matters of craft.

23 December, 2017
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