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Murder In Seven Acts — Lalli Mysteries, Kalpana Swaminathan, Speaking Tiger, A Murder On Malabar Hill — Perveen Mistry Investigates, Sujata Massey, Penguin Random House India, Death At The Durbar, Arjun Raj Gaind, Harper Black/Harpercollins India

Verve’s reads for the month will take you on a roller-coaster ride complete with suspense, satire and spellbinding stories
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Strangers No More — New Narratives From India’s Northeast, Sanjoy Hazarika, Aleph Book Company,Indian Instincts, Miniya Chatterji, Viking/Penguin Random House India, Why I Am A Hindu, Shashi Tharoor, Aleph Book Company, 100 Great Indian Poems, Edited By Abhay K., Bloomsbury India

The turn of every page of these reads will take you on a journey through our country’s vast and varied legacy
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The Fisher Queen’s Dynasty, The Lucknow Cookbook, Clouds, A Mystical Realm Of Love: Pahari Paintings From The Eva And Konrad Seitz Collection

A mythological queen, mesmerising paintings from the 18th century, and recipes to make your mouth water…here’s what we are reading
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Jasoda, Kiran Nagarkar, Fourth Estate/Harper Collins India, Coromandel — A Personal History Of South India, Charles Allen, Little, Brown/Hachette India, The Nine-Chambered Heart, Janice Pariat, Fourth Estate/Harper Collins India

Make place in your library for our reads of the month
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December 27, 2017

The Best Book-To-Silver-Screen Adaptations Of 2017

Text by Ranjabati Das and Tina Dastur

Over the years, Hollywood has fulfilled the dreams of many book lovers, gifting us gems from Cool Hand Luke (1967) to The Godfather, parts one to three — films that make you want to read the books all over again, despite any embellishment, deletion or licentia poetica. Our pick of a few in 2017....
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December 16, 2017

On the author's birth anniversary, we round up our favourite adaptations
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