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Articles labelled ‘Reviews’

  • CD Review: Destroyed

    Moby's latest album is at once unsettling, mysterious, ethereal and—most notably—deeply personal.
  • Book Review: Jimmy the Terrorist

    Omair Ahmad paints a vivid picture through his carefully constructed, true-to-life characters in this socially and politically relevant novel.
  • CD Review: Bloodywood

    Pentagram's fourth studio album suggests a parallel to the commercial world of Bollywood and the mainstream in general.
  • Book Review: Down the Road

    28 vignettes of campus life, covering the Amazing Technicolor Life that school and college are made out to be.
  • 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.

The Tap #15

By Ramya Sriram