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  • Book Review: The Sunset Club

    Khushwant Singh’s fictionalised memoir is unafraid, uninhibited, and unapologetic.
  • Book Review: Beautiful Thing

    Sonia Faleiro’s latest book takes you inside the private lives of Bombay’s bar dancers, hijras, madams, and pimps.
  • Book Review: Another Chance

    An unnerving reflection of the state of contemporary amorous relationships in modern India.
  • Book Review: Highway on My Plate

    A book that tempts you to ditch your sedentary lifestyle and drive around India, just to experience the country's diverse food culture.
  • Book Review: Kartography

    In Kamila Shamsie's third novel, past and present intermingle in unique ways and so does the personal and political.
  • The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

    Graphic violence, vivid and bizarre sexual encounters, and gut-wrenching parodies. Step inside.
  • Book Review: The Confession of Sultana Daku

    One of the most intuitive and dazzling works of fiction by an Indian writer in the recent past.
  • Book Review: Matched

    Ally Condie's debut novel is a magical and enchanting story of forbidden love.
  • CD Review: Halcyon Digest

    Listening to Deerhunter's new album is like the shiny first few weeks of being in love.
  • Book Review: Aftertaste

    A nuanced, reflective journey into the colour---indeed flavour---of mithai, money, and Mumbai.
  • Book Review: The Hotel at the End of the World

    On rainy days, you might be possessed by a crazy desire to go looking for this enchanting and maddeningly elusive hotel.
  • Book Review: Turbulence

    Cape or no cape, we’ve all wanted to save the world at some point in our lives, haven’t we?

The Tap #23

By Ramya Sriram