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  • Brahma Dreaming

    Book Review: Brahma Dreaming

    As an introduction to the world of Hindu tales for the uninitiated, John Jackson's book is a fascinating read.
  • Gone with the Vindaloo

    Book Review: Gone with the Vindaloo

    Vikram Nair's debut novel is humorous and unpretentious; a book that celebrates life in all its natural flavours.
  • Gabbar

    Book Review: Gabbar

    Graphic India’s latest graphic novel pays tribute to an unforgettable character from Indian cinema.
  • The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

    Book Review: The Lowland

    Jhumpa Lahiri understands the immigrant instinct and its compulsions only too well.
  • Kaurava by Krishna Udayasankar

    Book Review: Kaurava

    As an author, Krishna Udayasankar’s strength lies in demonstrating characters and ideas, not describing them in paragraph after droll paragraph.
  • Homesick by Roshi Fernando

    Book Review: Homesick

    In her debut novel, Roshi Fernando beautifully captures the guilt and loneliness of a tightly knit Sri Lankan famiy in South London.
  • Happy Birthday and other stories

    Book Review: Happy Birthday! and Other Stories

    With her second book, Meghna Pant offers an emotional, compelling insight into the lives of people around us.
  • Goldspot

    Album Review: Aerogramme

    It is by listening to the songs as incomplete but coherent narratives set to music that Goldspot's latest album comes into focus.
  • Cough Syrup Surrealism

    Book Review: Cough Syrup Surrealism

    In Tharun James Jimani’s debut novel, the personification of the 1990s, while never quite made obvious, is apparent in every page.
  • A Matter of Rats

    Book Review: A Matter of Rats

    Despite the emotions that bind this collection of stories, Kumar’s prose is never elegiac. There is always humour, love, and the possibility of redemption.
  • Jobless Clueless Reckless

    Book Review: Jobless Clueless Reckless

    Revathi Suresh's debut effort is a coming-of-age novel and it takes that trope head on, without cloaking it in something else.
  • Facebook Phantom

    Book Review: Facebook Phantom

    The representation of young adults and their issues in 17-year-old Suzanne Sangi's debut novel is surprisingly competent.
The City Speaks #3

The City Speaks #3

By Jai Undurti and Harsho Mohan Chattoraj
The City Speaks #3