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Divya Anand says her latest book is not another workplace romance

Written in the Stars throws light on some of the challenges women face at the workplace

The Hindu 22 Oct 2021 10:11 am

An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebooks Battle for Dominion review: Losing face around

The global outage on October 4 is not the worst of Facebooks problems. This volume is an insightful addition to the litany of

The Hindu 17 Oct 2021 12:52 pm

Watch | Who is Abdulrazak Gurnah

A video on Abdulrazak Gurnah, the winner of the 2021 Literature Nobel

The Hindu 11 Oct 2021 9:50 am

OTAs Lady Cadets are the heroes of Tanushree Podder's latest novel

Tanushree Podder sets her latest military adventure The Girls in Green in Chennais Officers Training Academy

The Hindu 9 Oct 2021 4:53 pm

As The Rapist By Aparna Sen Releases Internationally, I Take A Look At Her Top

The Rapist by National award-winning actor/director Aparna Sen premieres this week at Busan International Film Fest. It got

Women's Web 6 Oct 2021 9:51 pm

Watch | In conversation with Indra Nooyi

Former CEO of PepsiCoIndra Nooyi on her new book,My Life in Full: Work, Family, and Our Future

The Hindu 29 Sep 2021 3:28 pm

When Women Wont Pretend All Is Well To Make Men Feel Good About Themselves

No matter who is in power, it is clear that these women wont be taking shit from anyone. They wont sit down and pretend

Women's Web 24 Sep 2021 10:59 pm

Murder on the Menu review: An appetite for murder

Tracing the life and crimes of Saravana Bhavan founder P. Rajagopal

The Hindu 19 Sep 2021 6:32 pm

The Silent Coup: A History of Indias Deep State review: When the security

A journalist argues that Indias war on terror has made its security institutions more nationalistic and chauvinistc and more

The Hindu 19 Sep 2021 8:46 am

A Good-looking Drag Or Engaging Thriller? Take A Look At These Opposing Reviews

Akshay Kumars Bell Bottom is one of the few big-ticket films to release on OTT streaming platform this pandemic. Is the movie

Women's Web 17 Sep 2021 5:06 pm

Pulluvan Pattu songs for prosperity

Pulluvan Paatu, the song dedicated to the serpent deities, is the traditional folk music of Kerala rendered to usher in the

The Hindu 13 Sep 2021 5:49 pm

The Break-up of Britain: Crisis and Neo-Nationalism review: The British Empire

Tom Nairn argues that though Brexit may be the cause of the U.K.s disintegration, there are other problems like the makeup of

The Hindu 12 Sep 2021 6:14 pm

Stargazing: The Players in My Life review: A warm tribute to crickets greats

From Garry Sobers to the modern stars, Ravi Shastri profiles the games finest exponents

The Hindu 12 Sep 2021 5:48 pm

Why Are We, As A Society So Voyeuristic Especially When It Comes To Women

Telugu film NET is a movie that shows the monsters within ourselves, and actually made me a little terrified of myself! The

Women's Web 10 Sep 2021 7:00 pm

Rumours of Spring: A Girlhood in Kashmir review: Growing up under curfew

Farah Bashir recalls a traumatised adolescence in conflict-ridden Kashmir of the 1990s

The Hindu 5 Sep 2021 5:53 pm

Disneys Cinderella 2021 Is A Power Move From The Ballroom To Her Dream Business

Cinderella in the basement isnt much in contrast to the princesses in the magnificent palace restricted, silenced and

Women's Web 3 Sep 2021 5:16 pm

Neflix Series Al Rawabi School For Girls Gives A Mean Girls Vibe With A Twist

The roles of teens played by teenage actors and Arab women writing and directing a series about Arab girls Al Rawabi School

Women's Web 3 Sep 2021 12:33 pm

As Afghanistan boils, a look at the Kabuliwallahs of Kolkata

The men from Kabul have been the subject of many films and stories

The Hindu 31 Aug 2021 3:40 pm

Amia Srinivasan: of sex, politics and discomfort

Oxfords star philosopher Amia Srinivasan has released one of the most divisive books of the year and may change how we see

The Hindu 30 Aug 2021 6:00 pm

Taliban by Ahmed Rashid

The Taliban first took power in 1996 and four years later, Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid introduced them to the world in

The Hindu 29 Aug 2021 8:39 pm

Savarkar: A Contested Legacy, 1924-1966 review: Hindutvas biggest ideologue

A historian contextualises the life of Savarkar, a strident critic of both Gandhi and Nehru, by re-evaluating the details of

The Hindu 29 Aug 2021 6:18 pm

The Chair: How To Be A Badass Woman In A Mostly Privileged, Insecure, Male

Women have always been represented as stereotypes in academia. Its either a nerd, or a siren with no real women representing

Women's Web 28 Aug 2021 9:45 pm

Lady Doctors: The Untold Stories of Indias First Women in Medicine review:

Indias first women doctors pushed back against social ills and took the lonely road to fight for the right to work as

The Hindu 15 Aug 2021 12:38 pm

Rajinikanth: A Life review: The many lives of a superstar

A biographer traces the cinematic, spiritual and political journeys of Rajinikanth

The Hindu 8 Aug 2021 9:23 pm

Does Mani Ratnams Navarasa (9 Emotions) Have The Space For Women To Express

This Tamil language anthology series gives us a look at how the same emotions might be expressed differently by men and women

Women's Web 7 Aug 2021 3:55 pm

Why Should Scarlett Johansson Have To Sue Disney To Get Her Fair Share For

Scarlett Johanssons lawsuit against Disney for her fair share from movie Black Widow highlights blatant sexism in Hollywood.

Women's Web 3 Aug 2021 9:45 pm

The abyss stares back: Reading horror in horrific times

Horror stories remain ever-popular because they not only hold up a mirror to the violent, decaying world we live in but also

The Hindu 31 Jul 2021 8:16 pm

Rohan Chakravartys new book Green Humour for a Greying Planet conveys hard

Be it the human-animal conflict, climate change, poaching, or hunting, author Rohan Chakravarty finds a comic character that

The Hindu 30 Jul 2021 12:45 pm

20 Short Films Celebrating Women Friends For Your Friendship Day Weekend Binge

Even if you celebrate Friendship Day online, why not do it with a binge watch party and discover the many forms of female

Women's Web 29 Jul 2021 11:09 pm

The Marginalized Self: Tales of Resistance of a Community review: On the

A narrative on marginalised communities questions the top down prescription of development

The Hindu 25 Jul 2021 8:39 am

On Citizenship review: Rights and guarantees

Four intellectuals explain threadbare the law on citizenship, the role of Parliament and the Constitution, and why giving it

The Hindu 25 Jul 2021 8:39 am

If Pegasus is India's Watergate moment, here is the one book that you need to

The takeaways from All The President's Men, that landmark account of investigative journalism

The Hindu 25 Jul 2021 8:33 am

Weekend Watch: Feels Like Ishq, When All You Need Is Love

Netflixs Feels Like Ishq could be the light, yet just deep enough connect you might need to feel good despite the still

Women's Web 24 Jul 2021 11:05 am

Faces in the water: Rakhshanda Jalil reviews From Volga to Ganga by Rahul

Rahul Sankrityayans rare erudition and imagination power this chronological series of vignettes recreating the past

The Hindu 18 Jul 2021 5:31 pm

Landscapes of Loss: The Story of an Indian Drought review: Distress in

An investigation into the lives of farmers in a drought-prone area of Maharashtra raises questions around sustainability and

The Hindu 18 Jul 2021 5:02 pm

From Rebel to Ruler: One Hundred Years of the Chinese Communist Party review: A

Harvard professor Tony Saichs definitive history of the Communist Party of China chronicles the rise, fall and rise again of

The Hindu 18 Jul 2021 12:52 am

Nimisha Sajayan And Fahadh Faasil Rock Malayalam Political Drama Mlik

Malayalam movie Mlik is what mature cinema is all about, where nuanced filmmaking met a mature audience, where newbies and

Women's Web 15 Jul 2021 5:33 pm

Ian Cardozo, who amputated his own leg on the battlefield, writes about the

Indian Army officer Major General Ian Cardozo marks 50 years of the war that defined him and India in his book 1971 - Stories

The Hindu 15 Jul 2021 3:39 pm

Five health books to invest in this month

These books are all about how to stay afloat with courage when things go wrong

The Hindu 13 Jul 2021 3:42 pm

The train to Kilinochchi: An extract from Anuk Arudpragasams latest novel, A

What is it about Sri Lankas war-scarred Northern Province that draws Krishan back after so many years? An extract from Anuk

The Hindu 12 Jul 2021 10:56 am

Akshay Kumars Recent Song Filhaal 2: Not Ok To Carry Excess Baggage From Our

We, as humans, are designed to shed excess baggage off our shoulders in order to live a happy life. So what happens when we

Women's Web 9 Jul 2021 12:27 pm

Inside Amrita Sher-Gils Ladies Enclosure

The Indian art world has, over the years, seen various artists making significant and often path-breaking contributions

Saffronart 8 Jul 2021 6:01 pm

Film Saras Shows Indian Men How To Be True Partners To Women Or Get Out Of The

While the new Malayalam film Saras is primarily about a womans right to abortion, the film centralises a womans ambition and

Women's Web 6 Jul 2021 8:23 pm

Leopard Diaries the Rosette in India review: The conservation of big cats

A wildlife biologist explains why the elusive leopard needs more natural reserves to survive

The Hindu 4 Jul 2021 7:32 am

Tiananmen Square: The Making of a Protest review: History as drama: an

A former diplomat argues that the students protest was not a democratic revolution but reflected a power struggle which the

The Hindu 4 Jul 2021 7:32 am

Daring daughters: Malashri Lal reviews Usha Akellas I Will Not Bear You Sons

This book of feminist poetry is a call for women to unite globally against patriarchy

The Hindu 4 Jul 2021 7:31 am

New York calling Lahore: Harish Trivedi reviews Saba Karim Khans Skyfall

A novel filled earnestly with creaky plot, Urdu verses, and comic phrases

The Hindu 4 Jul 2021 7:25 am

The Braided River: A Journey Along the Brahmaputra review: Rolling on the river

Travelogue meets memoir in this 1,000 km plus descent down the Brahmaputra

The Hindu 4 Jul 2021 7:25 am

Haseen Dilruba Has Got To Be The Ultimate Nice Guy Wet Dream

In Haseen Dilruba, Nice GuysTM do not finish last. In fact, they get praised for their so-called niceness. *Spoiler free I

Women's Web 2 Jul 2021 10:32 pm

Off the Beaten Track review: The right to make a choice

How Saeeda Bano became the first woman Urdu newsreader for All India Radio

The Hindu 27 Jun 2021 8:30 am

The Soul of a Woman review: A soulless attempt to challenge gender stereotypes

In her quest to address too many issues from violence against women to problems of old age and euthanasia, Isabel Allende

The Hindu 27 Jun 2021 8:30 am

Languages of Truth: Essays 2003-2020 review: The real and the imagined

From interesting biographical nuggets to literary criticism and the philosophy of language, these crackling essays provide a

The Hindu 27 Jun 2021 8:29 am

Books that touch upon different aspects of the pandemic and give us hope

From information on vaccines to how to keep ourselves fit and glowing during the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns, this months

The Hindu 25 Jun 2021 1:06 pm

Ranjitha Ashoks Half a Kilo Mixture features memories turned into short stories

The Chennai-based author has dedicated her book to the late S Muthiah, the chronicler of Madras

The Hindu 25 Jun 2021 12:10 pm

Its a Wonderful Life review: A sense of lifes diverse currents

In his customary prose and wry humour, Ruskin Bond observes the world and the pandemic

The Hindu 20 Jun 2021 7:26 am

The Premonition: A Pandemic Story review: Looking back at the origins

With his no-holds-barred indictment of the way America mismanaged the COVID-19 health crisis, Michael Lewis holds a mirror

The Hindu 20 Jun 2021 7:26 am

Redesign the World: A Global Call to Action review: A radical form of humanism

The telecom innovator offers new ideas to change the future, in which people and the planet are at the core of all ideologies

The Hindu 20 Jun 2021 7:26 am

Familiar but new: Review of Vivek Nath Mishras No One An Outsider: Varanasi

These powerful stories tackle heavy subjects with a remarkable absence of drama

The Hindu 20 Jun 2021 7:23 am

Airy nothings: Review of Riksundar Banerjees The Book of Indian Ghosts

Most of the stories here are penny dreadfuls of the kind broadcast on popular radio channels

The Hindu 20 Jun 2021 7:23 am

The cat that turned into a handkerchief: Sukumar Rays nonsense verse

Sukumar Rays nonsense verse makes uncanny sense even today, perhaps especially today, and maybe that is why it has made it

The Hindu 20 Jun 2021 7:21 am

17 Yrs Of Lakshya: Where Are The Films About Clueless Women Who Find Themselves

Maybe a little representation on women who fuck around, women who make mistakes, are irresponsible, and unaware of their life

Women's Web 19 Jun 2021 8:10 pm

Hotstar Film Shaadisthan Strikes Down Hard The Idea Of Samaj Kya Kahega

This dialogue from the movie Shaadisthan says a lot, Women like us fight so that women like you dont have to fight in their

Women's Web 14 Jun 2021 4:07 pm

Places of Mind: A Life of Edward Said review: In exile, rooted to Palestine

A new biography of Edward Said maps his Arab and American selves and illustrates how his writings on Palestine, music, public

The Hindu 13 Jun 2021 12:00 pm

Musical Excellence of Mridangam review: The science of a rhythm

In seven segments, three writers describe the mridangam, partly adapting ideas from C.V. Ramans seminal paper

The Hindu 13 Jun 2021 11:25 am

Impact of COVID-19, Reforms and Poor Governance on Labour Rights in India

An economist decodes the reforms and rues the absence of effective consultations with trade unions on issues concerning

The Hindu 13 Jun 2021 10:54 am

Bound, a Mumbai-based company, provides services including mentorship and

Mumbai-based company Bound, run entirely by young women, aims to demystify the publishing industry

The Hindu 13 Jun 2021 10:54 am

Titanic and the Waldorf pudding

A new book featuring the culinary adventures of time-travelling siblings is the perfect ride for a food writer in lockdown

The Hindu 9 Jun 2021 1:50 pm

Hostility A Diplomats Diary on India-Pakistan Relations review: Why India,

A former Pakistan High Commissioner to India writes a candid account of his posting, the Kashmir issue, and the politics of

The Hindu 7 Jun 2021 12:55 pm

Bengal and its Partition: An Untold Story review: Roots of a division

A writer argues that colonial Britains policies impoverished Bengal, impacting the whole country

The Hindu 7 Jun 2021 10:11 am

Djinn without tonic: Ranjana Sengupta reviews A.A. Jafris Of Smokeless Fire

The book ranges over an extended checklist of themes centred on Pakistan, with all of them jostling for attention

The Hindu 7 Jun 2021 10:09 am

Shikari Shambu turns 38, gets vaccinated

Ahead of his 38th birthday, Tinkle celebrates the iconic hunter-turned-conservationist, Shikari Shambu, with a virtual party

The Hindu 7 Jun 2021 8:08 am

Embedded in Ambedkars historiography

An ardent Indophiles poem on the life of Buddha stirred a rethink on conventional ideas of a philosophy

The Hindu 6 Jun 2021 11:28 pm

Keen on Latin-American literature? Check out the virtual World Literature

Hyderabad-based Surendra Singh Negi aims to familiarise enthusiasts with the literature of Latin-American countries with the

The Hindu 31 May 2021 1:51 pm

This was not designed to please you: Review of Jerry Pintos I Want a Poem and

Jerry Pinto converses with his selves and punctures a few romantic notions of love, leaving and poetry in the process

The Hindu 30 May 2021 5:45 pm

Intimations: Six Essays review: Work from home and other anxieties

Essays on the lockdown and how the virus has impacted lives

The Hindu 30 May 2021 6:36 am

Rajatharangini review: A Sanskrit classic from Kashmir revisited in Malayalam

The translation of Rajatarangini, a 12th century historical chronicle that includes myths and folk tales, will open it up to

The Hindu 30 May 2021 6:36 am

All Roads Lead North: Nepals Turn to China review: Nepals links with China

A journalists scholarly research takes the long view on a small countrys foreign relations, even as it often finds itself

The Hindu 30 May 2021 6:35 am

I Drew My Strength In The Pandemic From WandaVision, Recent Winner MTV Movie &

Zapped of my own strength in this pandemic, I binge watched WandaVision, and felt a certain strength, drawn from Wandas

Women's Web 24 May 2021 6:18 pm

The Mystery of the Parsee Lawyer: Arthur Conan Doyle, George Edalji and the

A historian recalls how Arthur Conan Doyle helped a Parsi lawyer, George Edalji, clear his name after being convicted for the

The Hindu 23 May 2021 8:52 am

Making Excellence a Habit: The Secret to Building a World-Class Healthcare

In his memoir, Dr. V. Mohan underlines that the cornerstone of patient care is empathy

The Hindu 23 May 2021 8:39 am

India and Asian Geopolitics: The Past, Present review: India in a changing

A former National Security Adviser and top diplomat traces the changes in Indias foreign policy, maps its present-day

The Hindu 23 May 2021 8:34 am

Im attracted to the ways in which the mysteries of water parallel the secrets

Chinese author An Yus debut novel about loneliness and redemption speaks eloquently to our pandemic-ravaged minds

The Hindu 23 May 2021 8:34 am

Blindness by Jos Saramago

At a traffic signal in an unnamed city, as the green light comes on, a car is unable to move. The driver frantically tries to

The Hindu 23 May 2021 8:31 am

The gospel according to the women: Latha Anantharaman reviews Jeet Thayils

Jeet Thayil creates living, breathing souls, often from raw material that is no more than a line and a half of biblical text

The Hindu 23 May 2021 8:29 am

Comparable To Drishyams George Kutty, We Now Have Anu In Crime Thriller

Tamil web series November Story is a drama masquerading as a crime thriller. It is a brilliant exploration of power dynamics

Women's Web 22 May 2021 11:26 am

Akash Verma lets his readers decide

The author talks about the premise of Only the Good Die Young, the sequel to his earlier book, You Never Know

The Hindu 21 May 2021 3:29 pm

Karnan: A Spectacular Take On Caste, But Where Does It Stand On Issues Of

This brilliant anti-caste epic Karnan starts and ends with the image of a woman, but it does not do its female characters

Women's Web 16 May 2021 5:50 pm

Shes leaving home: Review of Jhumpa Lahiris Whereabouts

Jhumpa Lahiris latest is a sharp, unapologetic novel, which makes no attempt to please

The Hindu 16 May 2021 6:42 am

Born a Muslim: Some Truths about Islam in India review: A sense of

Ghazala Wahab explains what it is to be a Muslim, a member of the largest religious minority in India today, and why the

The Hindu 16 May 2021 6:39 am

The Forts of Rajasthan review: Sonar Kella and other forts

A virtual tour of famous Rajasthan citadels and their back stories

The Hindu 16 May 2021 6:39 am