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Articles labelled ‘Reviews’

  • Book Review: Susanna’s Seven Husbands

    The mystery remains intact in Ruskin Bond's original short story, and the suspense is held captive under a gravestone---or seven.
  • Book Review: The Fakir

    The Fakir is a simple tale with an important social message in a world where material things define boundaries between human beings.
  • Book Review: Room

    Emma Donoghue's award-winning book is devastating, tough, moving, tragic, and funny, all at the same time.
  • Book Review: Rights of Man

    Utpal Dutt revisits the racial discrimination, injustice, and denial of human rights as witnessed in the Scottsboro trials of 1931.
  • Film Review: Dhobi Ghat

    If realism is the leading manifesto of an art film, then Dhobi Ghat manages it effortlessly.
  • Book Review: Urban Shots

    13 writers explore common themes of love, friendship, angst, and longing in this carefully compiled anthology.
  • Film Review: The Illusionist

    Sylvain Chomet's animated take on the life of a middle-aged Vaudevillian magician overflows with rainy-day beauty and mystery.
  • Book Review: Reflected in Water

    This part-travelogue, part-reverie helps reinvent Goa, a place that is largely misunderstood.
  • 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.

The Tap #3

By Ramya Sriram