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Sigrid Nunez’s The Friend, an extraordinary tale of love and loss wins National Book Award for Fiction | books

Sigrid Nunez’s The Friend, an extraordinary tale of love and loss wins National Book Award for Fiction | books

The art and heart of loneliness has been touched upon and lived by many writers across centuries. The narratives and characters are certainly different but the remains of the essence of love, loss and memory are mostly the same. Sigrid Nunez’s The Friend that won the National Book Award for ...

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National Book Awards 2018: Here are the best books of the year

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: November 15, 2018 5:25:20 pm Here’s the best literature of 2018. (Source: National Book Award) Yesterday night, the winners of the 2018 National Book Awards were announced at a ceremony in New York City. For the first time ever, this year The National Book ...

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The Lies That Bind book review: The Crisis of Identity

Written by Pratap Bhanu Mehta | Updated: November 10, 2018 12:41:18 am People waiting at the UIDAI Centre in New Delhi’s Pragati Maidan to apply for and update their Aadhaar card details. (Express photo by Abhinav Saha) Of the many paradoxes associated with discussions of identity, one in particular stands ...

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Easier Said than Done book review: Love of the Game

Written by Kaushik Das Gupta | Updated: November 10, 2018 12:47:00 am Bazid Khan with Alan Wilkins and father Majid Khan. Alan Wilkins is something of an oddity in TV cricket commentary teams that are made up overwhelmingly of celebrity cricketers. Even the ones who could never make it to ...

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Pablo Escobar’s widow describes forced abortion in new book | books

Pablo Escobar’s widow describes forced abortion in new book | books

The widow of Pablo Escobar fell madly in love as a preteen with the man who would rise to be a ruthless drug lord, but she says she felt raped when at age 14 he forced her to have a clandestine abortion, and over time came to view him as ...

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Michelle Obama rips Trump in new book, Becoming | books

Michelle Obama rips Trump in new book, Becoming | books

Former first lady Michelle Obama blasts President Donald Trump in her new book, recalling how she reacted in shock the night she learned he would replace her husband in the Oval Office and tried to “block it all out.” In her memoir Becoming, set to come out Tuesday, Michelle Obama ...

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Tiffin: A book on India’s culinary traditions

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: November 1, 2018 5:27:28 pm Food recipes from Ladakh to Tamil Nadu and from Maharashtra to Arunachal Pradesh, have been compiled in a book titled Tiffin. (Source: Amazon.com) In some great news for gastronomers, 500 authentic recipes, from family favourites to forgotten treasures ...

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Top 10 Instagram handles to follow if you love quaint, beautiful book cafes | books

Top 10 Instagram handles to follow if you love quaint, beautiful book cafes | books

“Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.” – Mason Cooley You wake up every morning, go to work, finish work, come back home, sleep and repeat. There’s no method to this routine. It runs like clockwork and time passes us by. Then there ...

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Full Disclosure: Sex, threats and Donald Trump (Book Review)

By: IANS | New Delhi | Published: October 20, 2018 1:10:15 pm Daniels notes that she felt utter disbelief when Trump kicked off his election campaign, and then went on win the Republican nomination in 2016. (Source: Flipkart) Book: Full Disclosure; Author: Stormy Daniels; Publisher: St. Martins Press/Pan Macmillan/Pages: 270; ...

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Sujatha Gidla’s Ants Among Elephants bags Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2018

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 19, 2018 4:09:04 pm Ants Among Elephants blows the lid off any illusions we might have had about the diminishing importance of caste in the 21st century. (Source: Amazon and Twitter) The Shakti Bhatt Foundation announced Sujatha Gidla’s Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable ...

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