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Articles labelled ‘Reviews’

  • Book Review: The Book of Destruction

    Translated from Malayalam by Chetana Sachidanandan, Anand's The Book of Destruction is anything but feel-good—and that’s a good thing.
  • CD Review: Sad Little Shoebox

    Rummage through the songs on Gowri Jayakumar's debut album, and you will find snippets and cut-outs of bygone youth and distant memories.
  • Book Review: Chennaivaasi

    T. S. Tirumurti sets the stage for a tale of duty, love, and family that spans across continents and generations.
  • Book Review: The Rhythm of Riddles

    This translated collection of Byomkesh Bakshi mysteries is non-intrusive, mildly interesting—at times, pleasant—but ultimately tepid.
  • Book Review: How I Braved Anu Aunty and Co-founded a Million Dollar Company

    Varun Agarwal's debut novel is not one that will appease critical eyes. Its charm lies in its sheer simplicity and the author's easy, engaging style.
  • Book Review: The Edge of Desire

    Tuhin Sinha’s latest novel—The Edge of Desire—accentuates the vices that prevail in the Indian government.
  • Film Review: Gangs of Wasseypur

    Replete with profanity, lechery, drugs, and dirty secrets, Anurag Kashyap's latest is one of the most bad-ass movies ever to hit the silver screen in India.
  • Book Review: Impeachment

    Anjali Deshpande offers a scintillating take on one of the most tragic industrial accidents that the world has seen.
  • Book Review: Urban Shots (Series)

    If you were to read stories about a regular day in your city, would they capture your interest long enough for you to reach the end?
  • CD Review: S.T.D.

    Sridhar/Thayil are still one of the most eccentric, experimental, and unique bands in the Indian scene.
  • Film Review: Shame

    Often nightmarish, Shame can be best described as a story about neurosis and dysfunction.
  • Book Review: Blue

    With books such as the Tranquebar Book of Erotic Stories from Sri Lanka, literary erotica is slowly carving a niche of its own in the Indian market.
The City Speaks #32

The City Speaks #32

By Jai Undurti and Harsho Mohan Chattoraj
The City Speaks #32