BOOK REVIEWS

‘My novel is an imagined convergence of all the half mothers in the world’

Shahnaz Bashir’s The Half Mother adds a nuanced layer to the local narrative, caught in the uncertainty of life and death
Souzeina S Mushtaq Srinagar

CRIME CAPER CAPITAL

Patrick Bryson has a long and intimate relationship with India. His stories unfurl in unexpected landscapes and unexplored issues of Indian society
Lily Tekseng Delhi 

ODE TO THE AGE OF AQUARIUS

A definitive guide to the rock musicscape of India in the 1960s and ’70s, Sidharth Bhatia’s India Psychedelic is an essential read for any music junkie
Shone Satheesh Babu Delhi

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