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HindustanTimes Mon,14 Jul 2014

Lost and Found in India, a must read for desis, videshis

This book is Braja's story of her love for India, a land she clearly adores. An autobiography written in an unusual style, she displays a strong sense of humour, often making fun of situations that other foreigners (even some Indians) may fume about.

Michael Jackson: the man who was king

An interview with Michael Jackson's bodyguards Bill Whitfield and Javon Beard who have written a moving account of the pop star's final days. They talk at great length about the 'lonely', 'protective' and 'misunderstood' music legend.

Donna Tartt, Doris Kearns Goodwin awarded Carnegie medals

For the first time since researching her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, 'The Goldfinch,' Donna Tartt is back in Las Vegas. The occasion isn't work, but another literary honor as Tartt received this year's Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in fiction Saturday.

Of love laced stories and emotional sagas

A woman falls in love with a suave hotelier; her good-looking best friend enters and she realises how fickle the heart can be. Another woman finds unexpected friendship and experiences love in strange situations and a couple go through a turbulent phase of their life. All these stories reflect contemporary tales of love. Take a look.

Book review: From the Streets of Kathmandu

This is an inspirational story that points towards the ­loopholes in the social welfare ­system, the education system and the family system in India. It directs us to the vacuum that children are often forced to grow up in.

Ink In My Veins is more than a personal memoir

This book is an autobiography of an eminent journalist, S Nihal Singh. It gives a rich account of the major ­revolutionary and other events that have set India on a new path.

Letters shed light on classic Gone with the Wind

Former journalist Margaret Mitchell was in her mid-20s when she started writing the Civil War epic that won her a Pulitzer fiction prize as well as a National Book Award. It was published in 1936.

Book reviews: Ink In My Veins – A Life In Journalism, From the Streets of Kathmandu

Ink In My Veins – A Life In Journalism, is an autobiography of an eminent journalist, S Nihal Singh. It gives a rich account of the major ­revolutionary and other events that have set India on a new path...

Hillary Clinton's book sells 100,000 copies

Officials with Clinton's publisher, Simon and Schuster, insist her book has fared well amid reports of weak sales. The source added that the book, titled Hard Choices, is debuting at No 1 on the Indie Bestseller List.

Michael Jackson spent last days lonely, paranoid: book

Michael Jackson was a complicated human who gave millions to charity and brightened lives with his talent, but also struggled with personal pain, says a book by two bodyguards who were with the singer in the last years of his life.
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