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Covid-19, Leave the world behind, Rumaan alam, Bookreview

Leave The World Behind, in a post-Covid world: Book Review

Leave The World Behind by Rumaan Alam is almost the chronicle of a disaster foretold. Except, in his book, we never really know what the disaster is.

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Child sexual abuse, Sexual Abuse, Rituparna chatterjee, The water phoenix

The Water Phoenix charts a journey of healing from sexual abuse: Book review

Rituparna Chatterjee’s memoir The Water Phoenix is proof you don’t have to burn yourself to your regeneration.

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Bookreview, John zubrzycki, Padmanabh singh, Gayatridevi

Gayatri Devi and Jai Singh to Padmanabh: What lies beneath the glamour of Jaipur

John Zubrzycki's fascinating inside story of India's most glamorous royal family, The House of Jaipur, breaks quite a few of the myths that anyone who has read about Gayatri Devi, came to believe in.

POLITICS

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Rafale, An extraordinary life, Manohar Parrikar, Bookreview

An Extraordinary Life: Manohar Parrikar, the man under whom Rafale deal was signed

Manohar Parrikar laid the groundwork for overhauling the Defence Ministry, cutting down on red-tapism and flinging it into action.

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Nidhi chaphekar, Brussels terror attacks, Brussels Blasts, Bookreview

Unbroken: The Brussels Terror Attack Survivor loses the story to storytelling

The problem lies in the book being too preachy about the goodness of the world, the power of God and the virtues of forgiveness.

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Kiley reid, Bloomsbury, Such a fun age, Bookreview

Such A Fun Age tells us how a woke world stands in the way of a just society

For both Alix and Kelly, who claim to care for Emira, she is just her blackness, her racial self.

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Simon and schuster, Awais khan, In the company of strangers, Bookreview

Take a peek into Pakistan's elite society blowing itself up with In the Company of Strangers

Awais Khan scratches the shimmering surface of this society to bring his readers face to face with a world that is both at odds with itself and at crossroads with the Islamists.