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No one can resist a good read. At the Racecourse, Bombay, 1974.(Jagdish Agarwal/Getty Images)

HT reviewers pick the best books they’ve read in 2019

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 20, 2019 06:30 AM IST
The list includes short stories, novellas, science writing, memoirs, and fiction that examines feudalism, patriarchy, fanaticism, marriage, and identity
US-born British novelist Lucy Ellmann poses with her book Ducks, Newburyport during the photo call for the authors shortlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction at Southbank Centre in London on October 13, 2019(PHOTO: AFP)
US-born British novelist Lucy Ellmann poses with her book Ducks, Newburyport during the photo call for the authors shortlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction at Southbank Centre in London on October 13, 2019(PHOTO: AFP)

‘Important to scrutinise both art and propaganda’

Mumbai | By Navneet Vyasan
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 04:02 PM IST
Lucy Ellmann, says the literary scene today is probably on ‘it’s last legs’ and the final outcome of the 2019 Booker Prize was ‘a depressing compromise’
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