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ART & CULTURE

 |  21-minute read
Book excerpt, Dilip kumar: peerless icon inspiring generations, Dilipkumar

[Book Excerpt] Dilip Kumar: Films that were not to be

In their book, Dilip Kumar: Peerless Icon Inspiring Generations, authors Trinetra and Anshula Bajpai take you on a fascinating up close and personal journey that will unveil the many facets of the magnificent personality of this legend.

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Books, Book excerpt, Bloomsbury, Steppingbeyondkhaki

Stepping Beyond Khaki: A tale of policing

[Book excerpt] The book is a tell-all memoir by celebrated former police officer K Annamalai.

VARIETY

 |  11-minute read
Book excerpt, Transsexual, Gender discourse, Themadnessofcrowds

Why the 'trans' subject is one of the most complex issues of our age

An exclusive excerpt from Douglas Murray's latest book, The Madness of Crowds, that examines the 21st century’s most divisive issues: sexuality, gender, technology and race.

LIFE

 |  6-minute read
Book excerpt, Fetch your own coffee

Fetch your own coffee: A compilation of life's profound lessons

An exclusive excerpt from author Kaustubh Sonalkar's upcoming book, Fetch Your Own Coffee, that is a compilation of some truly profound lessons that the author has derived from his experiences over the years.

POLITICS

 |  9-minute read
Vladimir Putin, Soviet union, Book excerpt, Research and analysis wing

Was former girlfriend of Putin a RAW agent?

An exclusive excerpt from journalist Yatish Yadav's new book, RAW: A History of India’s Covert Operations, that is the first comprehensive account of Indian spy networks and their role in securing and advancing Indian interests.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Book excerpt, The sati series, Ahalya

Innocence to infidelity: What is Ahalya's truth?

An exclusive excerpt from Koral Dasgupta’s upcoming book, Ahalya, that explores the life of Gautam’s wife — from innocence to infidelity.

VARIETY

 |  10-minute read
Book excerpt, Breaking news, Journalism, Fake news

Why we fall for fake news

An exclusive excerpt from Rob Brotherton’s latest book, Bad News: Why we fall for fake news, that delves into the psychology of news and fake news despite the unprecedented abundance of information.

VARIETY

 |  13-minute read
Book Review, Book excerpt, Nathuram Godse, Hangtilldeath

How Narayan Apte completed Nathuram Godse's slogan before both were Hanged Till Death

An engaging excerpt from Prateek Jain’s book that explores India’s most notorious cases of capital punishment.

VARIETY

 |  8-minute read
Fiction, Sri Lanka, Ceylon, Book excerpt

War, conflict and friendships in Ceylon: Suncatcher

A riveting excerpt from Romesh Gunesekera’s coming-of-age novel that explores difficult friendships and sudden awakenings against the backdrop of the changing face of Ceylon.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Indian Navy, Book Extract, Book excerpt, Bangladesh War

DailyO's Good Books: 'Operation X: The Untold Story of India's Covert Naval War in East Pakistan 1971'

Presenting a riveting excerpt from Captain MNR Samant and Sandeep Unnithan's thrilling account of the war that made Bangladesh and India's secret naval service that swung the war.