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Extravagance feeding off adversities

3 Dec 2022 5:01 PM GMT
Thomas Manuel's Opium Inc. is an excellent, authentic account of how the British Empire, under the garb of free trade, debilitated China and...

Nuggets of aesthetic brilliance

26 Nov 2022 6:36 PM GMT
When Indian Flowers Bloomed in Europe is an informative text, accompanied with rare images, relating to 30 textile masterpieces from TAPI Collection,...

Delicacies and their panoramic past

19 Nov 2022 9:01 PM GMT
Nilosree Biswas’ Calcutta on Your Plate chronicles the centuries-old Bengal’s gastronomy — culminating from the intermingling of distinct historical...

A spotlight on real issues

19 Nov 2022 8:58 PM GMT
In the book ‘Sisterhood Economy Of, By, For Wo(men)’, Shaili Chopra tells untold stories about common women from different walks of life in an...

Glancing through a prism

12 Nov 2022 2:18 PM GMT
‘Through a Looking Glass’ by Aruna Chakravarti is a ‘breathless’ collection of short stories with female protagonists of varied yet identical...

A probe into provenance

5 Nov 2022 6:31 PM GMT
Konrad Seitz’s ‘Origins of Orchha Painting’ — an English adaptation of his German work — is the first volume of a three-part series which provides...

Years of companionship

29 Oct 2022 4:11 PM GMT
Nadeem Khan’s fine translation of Savita Ambedkar’s Marathi autobiography — which goes beyond discussing Babasaheb’s intellectual prowess to reveal...

India's delectable desserts

22 Oct 2022 6:39 PM GMT
The Sweet Kitchen provides a ringside view into the history, origin and cultural influences of iconic sweet dishes — along with their recipes — that...

Tales with a tragic touch

15 Oct 2022 6:40 PM GMT
The Bleeding Border — edited by Joyjit Ghosh & Mir Ahammad Ali — is a rare anthology of 24 poignantly-written Bengal Partition stories by both...

An abstruse side of Kalam

15 Oct 2022 6:36 PM GMT
In the biography ‘Kalam’, RK Prasad — his private secretary — narrates unheard stories of his life, including his interactions with prominent...

Obscure side of a self-made genius

8 Oct 2022 3:31 PM GMT
In Iconic Indians, Sanjeev Sanyal and Rajesh Singh narrate the transformational story of post-independent India by weaving together the life accounts...

A compendium of Anglo Indian community

8 Oct 2022 3:28 PM GMT
The Anglo Indians by Barry O’ Brien is a comprehensive history of the community — providing a ringside view into their heritage, culture, literature,...
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