Book Reviews

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 

The Secular Idea

Faith may not work for me, but why should I object if it works for someone else? How can I be so convinced that I am right and the other wrong?
Harsh Mander Delhi 

Book Review: Delhi Rambles

With an unerring eye for the strange and the unusual, Smith unearths some interesting stories and characters who stay with you long after you close the book
Vijay Narain Shankar Delhi 

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