• Sri Lankan soldiers stand guard as Tamil civilians queue to receive food at a refugee camp in May 2009. (AFP Photo)
    Jul 19, 2014 01:37 IST

    This Divided Island; Stories From The Sri Lankan War

    Samanth Subramanian talks about his new book, This Divided Island that chronicles Sri Lanka’s brutal past and uncertain present.

  • The Boatman (A memoir of same-sex love)
    Jun 27, 2014 21:58 IST

    Ferry me across the river

    The Boatman by John Burbidge who "came out" in India is a sound manual on how to avoid the pitfalls of being outed in your workplace, writes Ashok Row Kavi.

  • Abraham Benjamin
    Apr 21, 2014 13:38 IST

    Book review: 'Cricket changed my life' is spot on

    The tale of ruthless professional cricket, IPL and setting stars. Intended or otherwise, Dasgupta has made a case for why cricket and Indian cricketers need the domestic T20 league.

  • Healer
    Apr 05, 2014 01:51 IST

    Book Review: Healer, a biography of Dr Prathap C Reddy

    Dr Prathap Chandra Reddy is a cardiologist and entrepreneur. He founded Apollo Hospital in Chennai in 1979, and grew it to a chain of corporate hospitals. This book shows us how Apollo created opportunities.

  • File photo of Sanjay and Maneka Gandhi
    Apr 05, 2014 01:43 IST

    Book review: Secrets from the Kitchen, Fifty Years of Culinary Experience

    Secrets from the Kitchen bears Bhicoo Manekshaw’s stamp in the exactness of the measurements, the detailed descriptions, and the anecdotes that reveal how tastes in India have shifted over the last 50 years.

  • Dec 21, 2013 18:59 IST

    Book Review: Land Where I Flee

    Prajwal Parajuly’s wonderful new novel about family ties, caste and homosexuality, is also about life’s unpredictability

  • I Swallowed The Moon: The Poetry of Gulzar
    Dec 07, 2013 10:38 IST

    Book review: I swallowed the Moon

    'I swallowed the Moon: The poetry of Gulzar' is an insightful book on Gulzar’s poetry that shows why his work appeals to both, the masses and the elite, writes Rana Safvi.

  • The Third Curve: The End of Growth As We Know It
    Dec 07, 2013 09:55 IST

    Book review: The Third Curve

    Filmmaker and organic farmer Mansoor Khan’s book warns that the economic crisis is related to our ecological recklessness

  • Oct 10, 2013 16:30 IST

    Book review: Mystic Musings

    It’s no surprise for a coffee-table travel book to have breathtaking pictures, but Garhwal Himalayas: Chorus of Solitude, will not let you take your eyes off it even for a moment.

  • Dhyanchand
    Aug 29, 2013 13:32 IST

    ‘The Wizard’ dribbles on

    Comic book takes fans to the golden age of Indian hockey to meet the legend, Dhyan Chand.

  • Books
    Nov 09, 2013 18:45 IST

    Review of Wilbur Smith's Vicious Circle

    As a first time reader of Wilbur Smith, there was a fair amount of expectations I brought to the table. The writer is a legend in his own right who has written over 30 page-turners and has been translated into 26 languages.

  • Apr 05, 2007 19:40 IST


    Life from the scapel's edge. The book is an inside view from the eyes of a young Boston surgeon who faces challenges and limitations.

  • Aug 21, 2002 10:52 IST

    Mother India

    Think Mother India and the image most of us will conjure up is that of mud-soaked Nargis in Mehboob Khan's 1957 magnum opus.

  • Jul 25, 2002 16:00 IST

    Ignited Minds

    Kalam in his third book continues to say what he said in his earlier ones. Only this one is, according to him, aimed at children

  • Sep 11, 2002 12:29 IST

    The Penguin Book of Gardening in India

    This is easily one of the most comprehensive books on gardening in India, and covers just about every aspect of gardening. It includes some areas you don?t see in usual gardening books