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For a feminist future | Dear Ijeawele

For a feminist future | Dear Ijeawele

In today’s world, one cannot talk enough about feminism and its importance. The ideology has developed a lot from the time when women were demanding their right to vote. We are in a time when feminism demands rights not just for the fairer sex, but treats all genders as the ...

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Excerpt: Manto Saheb; Friends and Enemies on the Great Maverick translated by Vibha S Chauhan and Khalid Alvi | books | excerpts

Excerpt: Manto Saheb; Friends and Enemies on the Great Maverick translated by Vibha S Chauhan and Khalid Alvi | books | excerpts

287pp, Rs 499; Speaking Tiger THE FOUL-MOUTHED ONE BY ALI SARDAR JAFRI We have lost the most foul-mouthed member of our literary world and the void created by his absence fills us only with desolation and loneliness. He had the kind of foul mouth that could have been the envy even of people who have ...

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HT Picks | books | ht picks

HT Picks | books | ht picks

RED BIRDS BY MOHAMMED HANIF pp304, Rs 599; Bloomsbury An American pilot crash lands in the desert and takes refuge in the very camp he was supposed to bomb. Hallucinating palm trees and worrying about dehydrating to death isn’t what Major Ellie expected from this mission. Still, it’s an improvement on the constant squabbles ...

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Review: Rebel Sultans – The Deccan From Khilji to Shivaji by Manu S Pillai | books | reviews

Review: Rebel Sultans - The Deccan From Khilji to Shivaji by Manu S Pillai | books | reviews

336pp, Rs 599; Juggernaut The history is the present in India today. Everyday life is replete with references, shouted down from pulpits or by six talking heads boxed inside a television screen, of the glory of past civilizations of one faith that were ravaged by marauding invaders of an opposing ...

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Review: Note By Note by Ankur Bhardwaj, Seema Chishti and Sushant Singh | books | reviews

Review: Note By Note by Ankur Bhardwaj, Seema Chishti and Sushant Singh | books | reviews

327pp, Rs 499; Harper Collins, Delhi Could there be any political underpinnings of the time reflected in this unforgettable song: ‘Hum bewafa hargiz na thay, par hum wafa kar na sake’ of the late 1970’s? There isn’t much to Anand Bakshi’s lyrics but Kishore Kumar’s pitch, tone and tenor of ...

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Review: Peace Has Come by Parismita Singh | books | reviews

Review: Peace Has Come by Parismita Singh | books | reviews

280pp, Rs 499; Westland In her short stories set in Assam, Parismita Singh depicts the complexity and fragility of lives caught between hope and conflict. On the evening that she receives news of violence spreading to her district, Sultana chooses to walk home from work on her regular route that ...

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Played With Soft Hands

Played With Soft Hands

Easier Said Than Done: A Life In Sport By Alan Wilkins Roli Books | Pages: 304 | Rs. 595 Years before he became premier, years after he rallied wou­­nded tigers into a World Cup-winning team, Imran Khan was watching his Pakis­tan play dismally at the 1999 WC in England from ...

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Memories Unleashed

memories unleashed

Memories Unleashed is a collection of real-life stories, it is not a Memoir, Its a collection of short stories of people, situations the author have met, experienced. To protect, the privacy of the characters in these short stories, the names of the characters have been changed. Most of the protagonists ...

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Battle-scarred heroes | The Kidney Warriors

Battle-scarred heroes | The Kidney Warriors

Acceptance and management of a life-threatening disease are often beyond the common man’s understanding. The Kidney Warriors by Vasundhara Raghavan salutes those who have braved such ailments and gives a detailed insight into how a diseased kidney leaves scars on one’s psyche. While the rich can manage dialysis and a ...

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HT-Nielsen top 10: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck tops non-fiction list | books | top 10

HT-Nielsen top 10: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck tops non-fiction list | books | top 10

One Indian Girl by Chetan Bhagat continues as the undisputed leader in the fiction category of books. It is followed by Everyone Has a Story by Savi Sharma and Paulo Coelho’s best selling novel The Alchemist. Top – 10 Fiction Titles One Indian GirlChetan Bhagat Everyone Has a Story- 2Savi ...

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