HindustanTimes Fri,18 Apr 2014

Book Extracts

The flow of memory

Jaspreet Singh’s new novel, which revisits the pogrom of 1984, is a confluence of literature and science.

Babaji’s Booty

The recriminalisation of Sec 377 has made Benjamin Law’s witty book on gay life in Asia especially relevant. This excerpt features an interview with a famous Babaji who insists he can ‘cure’ homosexuality.

Sachin: A Definite Biography

A close up of the great cricketer in an in-depth and comprehensive biography.

Leadership in Indian Army

An extract from Leadership in the Indian Army describes the greatness of Field Marshal KM Cariappa.

A Space of Her Own

An extract from A Space of Her Own talks about the position of women in patriarchal society.

Urdu Short Stories

Harper Collins presents an English version of a collection of beautiful tales written first in Urdu.

Love In the Time of ...

Birendra Kumar Bhattacharya weaves a love story around the Indo-Japan war.

Weirdos in the workplace

This book gives about workplace and of course the weirdoes there. Read on to know more about them.

Professional Hairstyling

This book is equipped with knowledge on hairstyling techniques and other tips on hair care.

Handmade In India

Olivia Fraser's colourful travelogue describes her experiences in India.

Zadie Smith's On Beauty

Zadie Smith weaves a tale about ambition, love and betrayal.

Buying and drinking wine in India

Quirky anecdotes, essential facts and figures and invaluable advice, this book packs it all.

Of Past Dawns and Future Noons

In this beautifully-written tome, Shonar Joshi tries to decipher what it mean for us to be Indian.

Nehru-Edwina were in deep love

Pamela Mountabatten has used diary entries and extracts from family albums to write India Remembered: A Personal Account of the Mountbattens.
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