Category: Book Recommendations

Atwood’s poetry collection to be published in November

By A Correspondent By turns moving, playful and wise, these poems are about absences and endings, ageing and retrospection, but also about gifts and renewals. They explore bodies and minds in transition, as well as the everyday objects and rituals that embed us in the present. Werewolves, sirens, aliens and dreams make their appearance, as

7 dream JOBS and HOW to find THEM

Editor | Nonfiction On an average, eleven hours a day for the rest of your life, you’ll either be working or travelling to your workplace. Now imagine being stuck in the wrong job! A study says that 80 per cent of Indians are unhappy with their jobs. Then how can we find a job that

The Endgame: Two Indian women in war-torn Iraq

Editor | Fiction Saddam Hussein is dead, but there’s no end to war in Iraq. Armed with a reputation for daredevilry, reporter Tejaswini Ray arrives from New York to cover the conflict and is immediately enmeshed in a skirmish with Commander Luke of the US Marine Corps. Bound by Luke’s strict censorship rules, Tejaswini –

Salar Jung, the Magnificent Diwan who ushered Hyderabad into modern era

Editor | Non-fiction The Magnificent Diwan is the definitive biography of arguably India’s most influential and powerful statesman of the nineteenth century. Drawing on extensive archival material, this is a compelling account of the life and times of a remarkable Indian who, as diwan or prime minister, decisively shaped Hyderabad’s political and economic history for