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Kasturba's 'diary' on her journey with Gandhi

PTI, Thursday, 13th October 2016
New Delhi: The book 'The Secret Diary of Kasturba' an imaginary chronicle on the life of Kasturba by Neelima Dalmia Adhar, brings out the Mohandas people don't know.

Book traces journey of wrestling in India

New Delhi: Wrestling stands apart from all other combat sports as it shuns violence but is still the manliest of sporting events, says a new book which is a journey through the 'kushti' landscape of India, both past and present. ... Read More >>

Ruskin Bond's new book has a spooky effect

New Delhi: Ghost stories' fans here's some good news for you: master storyteller Ruskin Bond's latest offering is a collection of supernatural tales. ... Read More >>

Looking at history through maritime records

New Delhi: Challenging the existing narratives of Indian history written from an 'inland' and 'western' points of view, a new book attempts to retell the country's past from a maritime perspective by shedding light on how the Indian Ocean shaped human history. ... Read More >>

India's triathlete takes to writing memoir

New Delhi: Triathlete Anu Vaidyanathan, the first Indian to compete in the Ironman and the first Asian to complete Ultraman Canada triathlon, says as a woman, training in India poses its own unique challenges. ... Read More >>

Book review of 'Before we visit the Goddess'

'Before We Visit the Goddess' is the latest offering from the stable of the best selling, award-winning author of 'Sister of My Heart', 'Palace of Illusions' and 'The Mistress of Spices', Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. ... Read More >>

CSK fans donate blood on Dhoni's birthday

Chennai: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) may be barred from the IPL for a couple of years for non-cricketing reasons but the fans' love for the franchise and its hugely popular captain M S Dhoni remains uncontested. ... Read More >>

Book Review: A for Apollo

While translations of popular books face the risk of sounding like dubbed movies, Dheergadharisi, the Tamil version of cardiologist-entrepreneur Dr Prathap C Reddy’s biography 'Healer', is like a beautifully remade film. ... Read More >>

International IT book prize for Indian author

Bengaluru: Indian columnist and author Dinesh C Sharma has been named winner of the Computer History Museum Book Prize for his book, 'The Outsourcer: The Story of India's IT Revolution'. ... Read More >>

Writer's tale of middle class insecurities

New Delhi: Popular Kannada writer Vivek Shanbhag's debut venture in English fiction has an uncanny and intriguing title. Shanbhag, who named his book after a self-created "non-sense" word "Ghachar Ghochar," says he landed on the word only after having written a significant portion of the 116-page n... Read More >>

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