Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Book Review: A simple sadhu in a complex world makes waves

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By M.R. Narayan Swamy Title: Om Swami As We Know Him; Authors: Ismita Tandon and Swami Vidyananda Om; Publisher: Harper Element; Pages: 278; Price: Rs...

Book Review: Sri Lanka: A beautiful but blood-soaked country

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By M.R. Narayan Swamy Title: Elephant Complex: Travels in Sri Lanka; Author: John Gimlette; Publisher: Quercus (London); Pages: 518; Price: Rs 650 Sri Lanka has to...

Tagore’s works not translated perfectly : Gulzar

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New Delhi--Translations of Rabindranath Tagore's Bengali works in English and Hindi are not up to the mark, according to eminent poet Gulzar, who recently...

Books This Weekend: Of finance, mystery, myth and wisdom

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New Delhi-- Learn to read balance sheets and deploy funds smartly, flick through the mysterious story of a murder, read the interesting story of...

Book Review: How Jayalalithaa inched her way to the top

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By M.R. Narayan Swamy Title: Amma; Jayalalithaa's Journey from Movie Star to Political Queen; Author: Vaasanthi; Publisher: Juggernaut; Pages: 175; Price: Rs 299 When she entered...

My writing will never be the same, says author Perumal Murugan

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New Delhi-- "My writings will be never the same. A censor is seated inside me and he is testing every word that is born...

Book Review: Grappling With Glory: India and its Wrestling tradition

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By Vikas Datta Title: Enter the Dangal; Author: Rudraneil Sengupta; Publisher: Harper Sport (HarperCollins); Pages: 274; Price: Rs 350 Sakshi Malik picked up the first medal...

Books This Weekend: Of oratory, diplomacy and pressure management

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New Delhi-- Imbibe great oratorical skills, know about the real politik of the modern world, get introduced to the concept of pressure management and...

Tamil literature has a modern, vibrant idiom

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By Somrita Ghosh New Delhi--With a surge in translations of Indian literature into English, readers across the spectrum have been transcending the language barrier. From novels...

Book Review: A Whirlwind in World Cricket: The West Indies at the Top

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By Vikas Datta Title: Fire in Babylon - How the West Indies Cricket Team Brought a People to its Feet; Author: Simon Lister; Publisher: Yellow...
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