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Every Page of This Book Is a Slice of Cheese

Denzer’s books remind you that books are objects. Also, cheese is fun. EMILY BUCKLER/UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN LIBRARY WHAT WOULD A BOOK LOOK like if it were a work of art? The artists’ books collection at the University…


Shoutout to the New Book Club Picking up the Threads

Sulky librarians, squeaking chairs, dusty tables, a maze of shelf-after-shelf of books, not to mention late fee, a bound timeframe and more—thanks to the proliferation of digitisation, all these may soon be a thing of…


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…


Urdu Memoirs | Book Review

Here’s a bit of film trivia: which Indian actor (other than Rajinikanth) worked as a bus conductor? Would it help to tell you he was originally called Badruddin Qazi? Or that he landed his first…