[

debut novel

]

HT Picks: New Reads

This week’s interesting reads includes a book on post-Independence archaeology in India, one on the guns of the Maharaja of Jodhpur, and a debut novel on Naga life in the troubled final decades of the twentieth century
On the reading list this week is a book on archaeology in India, a volume on the guns of a royal collector, and a searing debut novel on Naga life in the troubled 1980s and 1990s.(HT Team)
On the reading list this week is a book on archaeology in India, a volume on the guns of a royal collector, and a searing debut novel on Naga life in the troubled 1980s and 1990s.(HT Team)
Updated on Nov 06, 2020 08:24 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | ByHT Team

Review: A Burning by Megha Majumdar

A Burning’s remarkable characters will stay with readers even if its political and philosophical underpinnings fade
A shop burnt during the riots in New Delhi in March 2020.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A shop burnt during the riots in New Delhi in March 2020.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 05, 2020 10:58 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | BySaudamini Jain

CelebsPick: 5 books that should be movies!

Film-makers choose their favourites books for screen adaptations
Five stories from books that will look great on screen
Five stories from books that will look great on screen
Updated on Jul 27, 2019 09:01 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | ByAnanya Ghosh

Review: Patna Blues by Abdullah Khan

A story of romance, heartbreak and aspirations, Abdulllah Khan’s debut novel is also an ode to the city
An illustration of the drying room of an opium factory in Patna featured in The Graphic magazine dated June 24, 1882.(De Agostini via Getty Images)
An illustration of the drying room of an opium factory in Patna featured in The Graphic magazine dated June 24, 1882.(De Agostini via Getty Images)
Updated on May 24, 2019 10:03 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | ByBiswadeep Ghosh

HT Picks: The most interesting books of the week

This week’s good reads include a book that looks at why smart people make dumb mistakes, a debut novel, and the transcreation of a Mughal cookbook
A look at why even very intelligent people make terrible mistakes, a novel that follows three lives, and a wonderful transcreation of a Mughal cookbook - all that on our list of good reads this week.(HT Team)
A look at why even very intelligent people make terrible mistakes, a novel that follows three lives, and a wonderful transcreation of a Mughal cookbook - all that on our list of good reads this week.(HT Team)
Updated on May 11, 2019 11:37 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | ByHT Team

Review: Mee and Juhibaby by Susmita Mukherjee

Mee and Juhibaby aspires to draw out the complexities of a close familial relationship in a changing India
A jatra performance in progress.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
A jatra performance in progress.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 15, 2019 01:28 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | BySimar Bhasin

Review: Milk Teeth by Amrita Mahale

A beautifully written love story, Milk Teeth is an interesting exploration of the recent past
Mumbai street in 1997, the period in which Milk Teeth is set.(Corbis via Getty Images)
Mumbai street in 1997, the period in which Milk Teeth is set.(Corbis via Getty Images)
Updated on Mar 15, 2019 03:36 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | ByAvantika Mehta

Review: In the Time of the Others by Nadeem Zaman

Set over a period of nine months in 1971, Nadeem Zaman’s debut novel is a fictionalized account of the bloody events that culminated in the creation of Bangladesh
Mukti Bahini liberation army troops undergoing rifle training on a rifle range in a liberated area of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) in November 1971.(Popperfoto/Getty Images)
Mukti Bahini liberation army troops undergoing rifle training on a rifle range in a liberated area of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) in November 1971.(Popperfoto/Getty Images)
Updated on Feb 15, 2019 05:45 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | ByLamat R Hasan

Publishers pick their favourite reads of 2018

From books on the nature of religion, to narrative non-fiction, and a novel based on the life of a Hindustani classical singer, it’s a wide-ranging list.
Nothing like a good book: A mural by Artez, an artist from Serbia, on a building in Istanbul, Turkey. The mural was created as part of the 7th Mural Istanbul Street Art Festival in July 2018.(Getty Images)
Nothing like a good book: A mural by Artez, an artist from Serbia, on a building in Istanbul, Turkey. The mural was created as part of the 7th Mural Istanbul Street Art Festival in July 2018.(Getty Images)
Updated on Dec 22, 2018 11:21 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | ByHT Team

Book review: Imogen Hermes Gowar’s The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock

Imogen Hermes Gowar’s debut novel, The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock, shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2018, is a story of resilience and second chances.
Legends across the world hold that mermaids bring bad luck and — with their unimaginable beauty and enchanting songs — lure hapless sailors to their deaths.(Shutterstock)
Legends across the world hold that mermaids bring bad luck and — with their unimaginable beauty and enchanting songs — lure hapless sailors to their deaths.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 30, 2018 12:17 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySupriya Sharma

Review: We That Are Young by Preti Taneja

A dark feminist retelling of King Lear, Preti Taneja’s debut novel features a billionaire family in contemporary India, and is told from the perspectives of the so-called villains
Shakespeare in India: Shashi Kapoor and Felicity Kendal on the sets of Shakespeare-Wallah in 1965.(Getty Images)
Shakespeare in India: Shashi Kapoor and Felicity Kendal on the sets of Shakespeare-Wallah in 1965.(Getty Images)
Updated on Apr 07, 2018 11:18 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | BySupriya Sharma

Meet the lit world’s newest million-dollar baby

Daniel Mallory’s debut novel has made him the first publishing sensation of 2018
Daniel Mallory loves dogs and while he doesn’t own one, he volunteers at a dog shelter(Photo courtesy: Harper Collins India)
Daniel Mallory loves dogs and while he doesn’t own one, he volunteers at a dog shelter(Photo courtesy: Harper Collins India)
Updated on Mar 31, 2018 11:26 PM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | ByPriya Bala

Twitter has opinions about actor Sean Penn’s bizzare debut novel and they are hilarious

Sean Penn’s first novel, Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff – supposedly a Trump-era satire about an American entrepreneur and part-time assassin – has been blurbed by none other than Salman Rushdie.
Actor Sean Penn has written a novel titled Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff, which released this week.(Wikimedia Commons)
Actor Sean Penn has written a novel titled Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff, which released this week.(Wikimedia Commons)
Updated on Mar 29, 2018 01:39 PM IST
Copy Link
SHARE
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Saturday, December 04, 2021