Day: December 13, 2018

What awaits Kohli and India in Perth

By John Cheeran For all the optimism and excitement that Virat Kohli displayed looking at the drop-in pitch at the Perth Stadium, the Indian batsmen are going to have a torrid time. According to curator Brett Sipthorpe, it is going to be the liveliest pitch he could prepare. Adelaide offered traditional Test cricket at its

Can you die of a broken heart?

Editor | Non-fiction When actress Debbie Reynolds died a day after her beloved daughter, Carrie Fisher, the world diagnosed it as ‘heartbreak’. But what’s the evidence? Does emotional upheaval affect the heart? Can love, or chocolate, really heal our heart problems? And why do we know so much about heart attacks in men, when they

Essential Reads: Modern South India by Rajmohan Gandhi

Editor | Non-fiction The sounds and flavours of the land south of the Vindhyas—temple bells, coffee and jasmine, coconut and tamarind, delicious dosas and appams—are familiar to many, but its history is relatively unknown. In Modern South India: A History from the 17th Century to Our Times (Published by Aleph, Pages 507, Price Rs 799)

Essential Reads | We Are the Nerds, the tumultuous story of Reddit

Editor | Technology Reddit hails itself as the front page of the internet. It’s the six most-visited website in the world, yet millions have no idea what it is. They should be paying attention. We Are The Nerds (Hachette India, Pages, Price Rs 699) by Christine Lagorio-Chafkin takes readers inside this captivating, maddening enterprise, whose