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.

Book Review: Aftertaste

A nuanced, reflective journey into the colour—indeed flavour—of mithai, money, and Mumbai.

Book Review: The Hotel at the End of the World

On rainy days, you might be possessed by a crazy desire to go looking for this enchanting and maddeningly elusive hotel.

Book Review: Mansuri, Macabre

An unconventional murder mystery that reminds us how strongly our society is rooted in superstition.

Book Review: Turbulence

Cape or no cape, we’ve all wanted to save the world at some point in our lives, haven’t we?

Book Review: The Goat, the Sofa, and Mr. Swami

A book that gives you stitches in the stomach and plants a deep sense of discomfort in your mind.

Book Review: Saris and the City

Trite or not, it is fun to read a no-brainer book that is written engagingly.

Book Review: The Masque of Africa

The book provides riveting anecdotes for those who have not been to Africa, but don’t let Naipaul sum it all up for you.

CD Review: Grey Oceans

CocoRosie’s music has a tendency to oscillate between unbearable pretension and spine-chilling beauty.

Book Review: The Thing About Thugs

It’s an absolute delight to read Tabish Khair’s lyrical prose; to become embroiled in this labyrinthine “ghost of a true story”.

CD Review: The Final Frontier

The re-climb to the top for Iron Maiden has been short, quick, and sexy—in the heaviest possible way.