Book Reviews

About Delhi’s rich and famous set

A compelling novel that speaks up about the crassness that has tainted some of the capital’s best schools, and circles beyond 
Rupa Gulab Delhi

What’s Left of the Left?

As socialism becomes a concept which is long dead and dusted from the stage of world politics, Marxists seek to reinvent and rebrand
Marc Saxer Delhi

Life, through the human eyes of a Djinn

In ‘Kabuko the Djinn’, novelist Hamraz Ahsan convinces us that the elements of magical realism continue to find a home in Pakistan
Sebati Iyengar Mumbai

From the British Raj to the Hindu Raj

Saeed Naqvi has taken on many world leaders in his long and successful journalistic career, but in his new book, he targets something far bigger: the betrayal that is the Indian state
Dhruba Basu Delhi

The World according to Zeeshan Khan

Zeeshan Khan’s travelogue has the potential to change not only the way we think about India, Pakistan and Iran, but also about history, travel, language and communities
Dhruba Basu Delhi 

Break the Glass Ceiling

The intimate memoir narrates the experiences of a woman who strove to break out of the stereotypical roles imposed by society
Sebati Iyengar Delhi 

Eavesdropping behind the curtains

The honest season is a searing allegory about what goes on behind closed doors in the circles of power Shubhda Chaudhary Delhi 

The Journey to Istanbul

The author, Turkey’s ambassdor to India, Dr Burak Akcapar, revisits India’s medical mission to Turkey 

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