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November 14, 2019

For a growing number of individuals, discovering joy and belonging in obscure, emotionally complex music genres is a...
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Leah and Bea Koch, owners of The Ripped Bodice in Los Angeles — the only exclusively romance bookstore in the United States — specially select five contemporary titles that lead with the heart
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December 12, 2019

The number of mother tongues spoken in India runs into the thousands, yet in the arena of mainstream literature, where English continues to dominate, only a fraction of the significant writing being produced finds a platform. Verve highlights flash fiction in Urdu, Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam, exclusively authored for us by four bilingual wordsmiths...
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December 09, 2019

E-vites are swiftly catching on as a solution for saving time – and trees – while planning a wedding. These digital announcements have also opened up a new track in the creative arena, and four couples from the design community share the customised online invitations that made it into their guests’ inboxes
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December 05, 2019

Despite little fanfare outside a niche circle of film buffs, MUBI’s India launch makes a compelling case for switching over from mainstream streaming platforms
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Shanta Gokhale, Kiran Manral, Sukanya Venkatraghavan
December 05, 2019

Three authors convince the columnist that when it comes to age, there’s no deadline…
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November 29, 2019

In 2017, Shaan Lalwani decided to quit her job and start Coco Custo, a sustainable cleaning products company, in order to simplify one aspect of running a green household. We asked the eco-expert to put together a guide for a less wasteful celebration as the wedding season approaches
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November 28, 2019

Why is a woman’s worth relative to the vows of marriage? What makes a woman who has either transgressed or bypassed these vows for her own happiness so threatening to the status quo? Samhita Arni refers back to legendary figures — mythological and actual — and studies how history is being both repeated and revised in modern culture
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November 27, 2019

The thought of marriage awakens a conventional wedding fantasy from her childhood, but it is also a bitter reminder of her otherness as both a queer woman and a member of the BDSM community. In an honest appointment with herself, Jaya Sharma analyses these contrasting truths.
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