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  • 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.
  • Book Review: Kartography

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

Testimonial Comics #23

By Nishant Jain