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My book is more than a story of gay romance, says Andre Aciman at JLF 2019 | sex and relationships

My book is more than a story of gay romance, says Andre Aciman at JLF 2019 | sex and relationships

American writer Andre Aciman, whose novel “Call Me by Your Name” has been hailed as the Romeo & Juliet of our times, discussed his thoughts on romance, writing, and the book that made him a household name, at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival. The novel, Aciman said, is more than ...

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Why listening to a book isn’t quite the same thing as reading one | brunch | columns

It all started because of a walk in the park. Winters in Delhi are really the only time you can indulge in this pleasure. And I was determined to do just that this year (air pollution be damned!), chalking up my daily 10,000 steps as I meandered through the paths ...

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Illustrator Paul Fernandes explores the western coastline in his latest book

Illustrator Paul Fernandes explores the western coastline in his latest book

Would you like to take a trip along the western coastline of the country? Join Paul Fernandes in his revelry in CoastLine: An Amuseum of Mumbai Musings. “We start from Mumbai, enjoy the susegad Goa after which we stop at a wedding in Mangalore and conclude the trip with a ...

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A new book exploring the oeuvre of the much-celebrated artist Jangarh Singh Shyam

A new book exploring the oeuvre of the much-celebrated artist Jangarh Singh Shyam

What made Jangarh Singh Shyam the phenomenon that he became? How did his association with Bharat Bhavan and his engagement with a new world of Bhopal feed off his art along with the visual language he had inherited from his Pardhan lineage? What went on in Jangarh’s life before he ...

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‘Cancer became a metaphor for all that was wrong in my life’: Manisha Koirala on her new book

Manisha Koirala, along with Neelam Kumar, has written a deeply personal account of her struggle with cancer in Healed.  (Source: File Photo) “My book is a result of intense soul-searching. I have plunged deep into the dark, bottomless pit of painful memories and woven a story out of them,” Manisha Koirala ...

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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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