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Book Box: Didn't finish your book? It's okay

Published on Jun 10, 2023 07:40 PM IST
Unfinished Business

Jacqueline Crooks, author, Fire Rush - “Lived experiences can enrich fiction”

Author Jacqueline Crooks (Courtesy the subject)
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 09:23 PM IST

Review: Soumitra Chatterjee – His Life in Cinema and Beyond by Amitava Nag

Madhabi Mukherjee and Soumitra Chatterjee in Chena Achena director by Pinaki Chaudhuri. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 10, 2023 12:50 AM IST

HT Picks; New Reads

HT’s pick of interesting reads includes a book on eight women who recorded the birth of India and its aftermath, another that presents the true spirit of Islam, and an elephantine story about friendship, courage and human greed. (HT Team)
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 07:15 PM IST

Review: Manjhi’s Mayhem byTanuj Solanki

The city skyline viewed from Bandra Reclamation in Mumbai. (Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 07:04 PM IST

Review: Hoofprints on the Land by Ilse Kohler-Rollefson

A Raika man with his camels in Sadri, Rajasthan. (Saumya Khandelwal/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 07:02 PM IST

Review: Stories Usual, Yet Unusual by Prerna Jain

Each woman has a story. (Ashok Nath Dey/HindustanTimes)
Updated on Jun 08, 2023 10:31 PM IST

Essay: On the caustic humour of Succession

“The Roys wear tailored suits, fly on private jets, holiday aboard luxury yachts, live in swank penthouses — yet their lives are empty and embittered by a lifetime of waiting for their father to hand over the reins of a billion-dollar media empire.” (HBO)
Updated on Jun 08, 2023 08:58 PM IST

Interview: Priya Sarukkai Chabria and Mrinalini Harchandrai of Poetry at Sangam

Priya Sarukkai Chabria (L) and Mrinalini Harchandrai (Suresh Chabria)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 07:23 PM IST

Excerpt: Who Killed Moosewala by Jupinderjit Singh

Sidhu Moose Wala in a picture dated March 5, 2020 (Sameer Sehgal/HT Archive)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 03:22 PM IST

Review: Truth/Untruth by Mahasweta Devi

The Howrah Bridge in Kolkata. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 01:20 PM IST

Book Box: Reading in the Mountains

Ten books to take into the mountains
Published on Jun 04, 2023 09:38 PM IST

Nadeem Zaman, author, The Inheritors - “Displacement has been a constant in my work”

Author Nadeem Zaman (Courtesy the subject)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 06:44 AM IST

Review: The Woman Who Climbed Trees: A Novel by Smriti Ravindra

A Thakali woman in Népal (Bill Wassman/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 06:42 AM IST

Review: The Speaking Constitution by KG Kannabiran

KG Kannabiran (1929-2010) was a senior advocate, human rights activist and co-founder, People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 06:35 AM IST

Review: The Bride by Harimohan Jha, translated by Lalit Kumar

Shashi Kapoor and Asha Parekh in the Hindi film "Kanyadaan" in a picture dated 11 January 1969 (HT Archive)
Updated on Jun 02, 2023 11:01 PM IST

Interview : Deepti Naval - “I always knew I wanted to write about my childhood”

Actor and author Deepti Naval (Courtesy Aleph)
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 08:41 PM IST

Review: I Went to See My Father by Kyung-Sook Shin

A man who lost his family and possessions during the Korean War, 1951. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 02:45 PM IST

Essay: Following the white squirrel

A white squirrel in the writer’s garden (Prerna Jain)
Updated on May 31, 2023 10:03 PM IST

Hay Festival - Every booklover’s dream destination

The Hay Festival, a book-focused event in the Welsh countryside. (Courtesy Hay Festival)
Updated on May 30, 2023 06:59 PM IST

“Food doesn’t have to be Instagrammable, because hunger isn’t Instagrammable”

People having lunch at a function in Alleppey, Kerala. (Pl/Shutterstock)
Updated on May 29, 2023 07:48 PM IST

Book Box: A Delhi Bookstore Crawl

Books Galore!
Published on May 27, 2023 08:03 PM IST

HT Picks; New Reads

This week’s list of interesting reads includes a book that tries to understand India through its food culture, another that tells the story of a common man who fought the system and pulled off a great victory, and a volume that shows you how to better appreciate and respect the true origins of yoga. (HT Team)
Updated on May 26, 2023 07:44 PM IST

Interview: Daniel Hahn, translator - “Awards are a statement of what we value”

Daniel Hahn photographed at the Story Museum in Oxford, UK. (John Lawrence)
Updated on May 30, 2023 09:56 AM IST

Review: In Your Blood I Run by Sonia Bhatnagar

A picture postcard of Simla in the 1930s. (Getty Images)
Updated on May 26, 2023 07:46 PM IST

Review: The Broken Rainbow by Ruth Vanita

The magnificent Rampur Raza Library, the scene of Ruth Vanita’s poem Dawn at the Rampur Library. (Deepak G Goswami / Wikimedia Commons)
Updated on May 27, 2023 12:51 PM IST

Review: Banaras Talkies by Satya Vyas

Students at the BHU campus that’s the setting for Banaras Talkies. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 26, 2023 04:54 PM IST

Essay: Judging a book by its cover

Paramita Brahmachari’s cover for Pebble Monkey by Manindra Gulpta won the Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize 2023. (Oxford Bookstore)
Updated on Jun 02, 2023 05:53 PM IST

Review: Grabber by Jehan Zachary and Nirmal Pulickal

A view of the Taj Mahal in Agra. (Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 25, 2023 04:57 PM IST

Interview: Jacinta Kerketta - “I hope to read fewer books, and read more into hu

Poet Jacinta Kerketta (Courtesy the subject)
Updated on May 24, 2023 09:01 PM IST
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