Books


Love and Loss in an Apartment | Book Review

It’s a Bollywood love story. Jewish Juliet Abraham falls for the Hindu Rahul Abhiram at a catering school in Ahmedabad. The families are against the match. Juliet is sent to Israel, but Rahul follows her…


Of Guilt and Horror | Books

Look! It is winter in Prague” and with those six, finely judged, opening words, the scene is set. It is Gothic gloom all the way, as author Sarah Perry leads the reader along a series…


Beyond Binary | Interview

Nandini Krishnan, in her second book, Invisible Men, writes about females who identify as males, referred to as transmasculine people. A community so marginalised that people often don’t know they exist. She spoke with Prachi…



Book review: The Scent of God

Sharanya Manivannan is a poet at heart. She has published two books of poetry (Witchcraft and The Altar of the Only World), of course. But her prose, too, is ceaselessly lyrical. It’s best not to…


12 books that CEOs think you should read in 2019

If you’re a founder or aspiring entrepreneur, perhaps you’re looking to round out your reading list for 2019 with a few inspiring business reads. We asked entrepreneurs to offer their book recommendations for the new…


8 New Books We Recommend This Week

For various reasons — we’re fighting colds, Times Square is stumbling through the usual post-holiday blahs, our colleagues in the Travel section just unveiled their latest sumptuous list of 52 places to visit — we’ve got globe-trotting…


An Unmemorable Plan | Books

After Gandhi told the British on August 9, 1942, to quit India, the entire Congress leadership was put behind bars; the British gave a strong message that they would continue to rule India. Italy surrendered…