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Writing, Books, Delhi

Two books and two Delhis — one intimate, another intimidating

Zarreen Khan's Koi Good News? and Sanjeev Sanyal's Life Over Two Beers capture a diverse capital.

ART & CULTURE

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Literature, Books, Storytelling

Why storytelling matters — at such a time

When stories are told, not read, it adds a measure of delight to the experience.

ART & CULTURE

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ART & CULTURE

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ART & CULTURE

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Classics, Books, The Alexandria Quartet, Lawrence Durrell

My reasons for not reading Lawrence Durrell’s The Alexandria Quartet

It’s occurred to me that it could well be sheer slothfulness that’s keeping me away.

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Dharma, Books

Dharma of business: The roots of commerce in India

Donald R Davis Jr's book holds the key to moral economy, something the world has been eagerly looking for.

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Short Stories, Books

Sunny Leone and kerosene stove rotis in Akhil Sharma's new book

Sharma's new collection of short stories, A Life of Adventure and Delight, has characters that are the oddest of oddballs.

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Books, Indira Gandhi

Is another biography on Indira Gandhi relevant in the age of Modi?

Sagarika Ghose's book is a decent primer for anyone wanting to know about India's only female PM.