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Last Updated Monday June 25 2018 05:47 AM IST

BOOKS

Five books to look forward to in June

Narrowed down from a list of over two dozen titles releasing this month, here are the five books that evoke curiosity and may find many prospective readers.

Five books to look forward to in May

Rumour has it that Vikram Seth is about to finish his much awaited sequel to 'A Suitable Boy' - and even publishing insiders are eagerly awaiting it.

Five books to look forward to in February 2018

After an exciting start to the New Year with releases of over 30 books across genres in January, the upcoming month is once again dotted with several interesting titles that may catch the attention of bibliophiles.

Is your child safe? Book review

Are you one of those parents who dole out such unwarranted praise about your kids? Then it’s time you swallow your false sense of pride and pick up ‘Is your child safe?’ and read it carefully.

Dilli chalo: Mixing memories with desire

Here's a book that stands out for bringing out the life and times of Delhi as seen through several phases. It showcases the works of 16 literary luminaries from Kerala as also their Delhi experiences.

Shifting Sands: a book sans binaries

Radha's characters explore hard choices and make improbable decisions, often to the level of 'anarchy' in the traditional Nair setting where they are placed.

Panmana: a beacon of the Malayalam language

Two years back, none would have thought that a book on the nuances of the language of the Kerala land would sell like hot cakes, giving best selling works of fiction a run for their money.

Amazon offers books in eight Indian languages

The selection has been made to help customers find books easily by classifying them according to titles, publishing houses, genres, hard-covers, paperbacks and in board (bound).

4 good reads for the weekend

From authors Kapila Vatsyayan, Come Carpentier De Gourdon, Priyanka Sharma Kaintura, Sharat Kumar and R.K. Somany

The Front Page Murders

Puja Changoiwala, who covered the incidents as they unfolded, recounts in gripping detail the story behind the sensational case of multiple murders that shocked the country

The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad – Feminism gets a makeover

A septuagenarian woman falling in love with a younger man from another community might seem a little too fictitious; but the writer reassures that one is never too old to fall in love, even if it’s with the help of a hearing-aid

Book review | The Assassination of Rajiv Gandhi by Neena Gopal

Neena interviewed the former Indian Prime Minister during the journey and had stepped off the car to proceed to the venue of the meeting when Dhanu, the suicide bomber, detonated the explosives strapped to her body through a waist belt, instantly killing Rajiv Gandhi

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