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September Preview: Our Top Five Indian Releases

The Nationalist It will not be an exaggeration to say that multinational conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T) is behind every critical national endeavour – India’s first nuclear submarine; its strategic weapon and missile systems; the space exploration programme; and infrastructure like metro systems and nuclear power plants. And one man has been instrumental in taking…… Continue reading September Preview: Our Top Five Indian Releases

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August Preview: Our Top Five Indian Releases

August, the month where we celebrate our freedom, enjoy our independence and almost always revisit our long-standing issues with our neighbour Pakistan. No wonder two of the top five releases this month are based on these themes, while the other three include a witty and deeply insightful memoir, a satirical novel, and the past and…… Continue reading August Preview: Our Top Five Indian Releases

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Opinion: How to Talk to Your Children about Sex and Nudity

My children have the benefit of what most of my generation (and those before us) didn’t: a parent who talks (endlessly) about sex. But even if you don’t enjoy it nearly as much as I do (the talking … okay, not just the talking), you can still do your damnedest to explain it well. Not…… Continue reading Opinion: How to Talk to Your Children about Sex and Nudity

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Preview: The Best of Foreign Fiction & Non-fiction in August

My Absolute Darling | Gabriel Tallent A brilliant and immersive, all-consuming read about one fourteen-year-old girl’s heart-stopping fight for her own soul. At 14, Turtle Alveston knows the use of every gun on her wall; that chaos is coming and only the strong will survive it; that her daddy loves her more than anything else…… Continue reading Preview: The Best of Foreign Fiction & Non-fiction in August

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The Best of Foreign Fiction & Non-fiction This Month

To Kill the President | Sam Bourne ‘Read this book!’ — Jeffery Archer The most explosive thriller of the year… The unthinkable has happened… The United States has elected a volatile demagogue as president, backed by his ruthless chief strategist, Crawford ‘Mac’ McNamara. When a war of words with the North Korean regime spirals out of…… Continue reading The Best of Foreign Fiction & Non-fiction This Month

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Michael Crichton, J.R.R Tolkien, Angela Saini Lead Our Superb International Lineup This Month

All Out War – Tim Shipman ‘Shipman’s book is by far the best. It is a detailed, often pitch-perfect account that delivers the tale with an infectious sense of human drama – no mean feat, given the task of completing the whole thing so quickly’ —JOHN HARRIS, New Statesman Tim Shipman gives the readers the…… Continue reading Michael Crichton, J.R.R Tolkien, Angela Saini Lead Our Superb International Lineup This Month

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There’s A Fundamental Flaw in India’s Internal Security And It Needs to Be Fixed, Now

World Bank’s ‘Global Economic Forecast’ for June 2017 has projected the Indian economy’s growth (2017-18) to be 7.2 to 7.8 per cent. Forbes has said that this would make India the fourth fastest growing economy in the world. India is also accelerating financial reforms for introducing revolutionary changes in its tax regime by adopting GST (Goods…… Continue reading There’s A Fundamental Flaw in India’s Internal Security And It Needs to Be Fixed, Now

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Excerpt: How Science Gave Us The Wrong Impression About Women

From intelligence to emotion, for centuries science has told us that men and women are fundamentally different. But this is not the whole story. In her new book, Inferior, award-winning science journalist and author Angela Saini sheds light on controversial research and investigates the ferocious gender wars in biology, psychology and anthropology, while taking readers…… Continue reading Excerpt: How Science Gave Us The Wrong Impression About Women

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#InternationalYogaDay: 8 Amazing Books for the Yogi in You

Yoga is a big deal in India, and is enthusiastically practised world over. So far-reaching is its popularity that you now have yoga with beer, goats and cats. We may not be able to provide you with these, but what we do have are books for you if you’re interested in doing yoga on a…… Continue reading #InternationalYogaDay: 8 Amazing Books for the Yogi in You