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June 22, 2018

Ladies of the royal zenana were "relentlessly independent, well travelled and audacious", says the author about the queens she writes about in her latest tome...
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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 16, 2017

On the author's birth anniversary, we round up our favourite adaptations
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Husain — Portrait Of An Artist, Ila Pal, Harpercollins India, The Book Of Chocolate Saints — A Novel, Jeet Thayil, Aleph Book Company, Home In The City: Bombay 1977 - Mumbai 2017, Sooni Taraporevala, Harpercollins India

Presenting riveting fiction and frames that span four decades to add value to your bookshelves
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A Life Of Adventure And Delight, Akhil Sharma, Penguin Random House India, The Lovers, Amitava Kumar, Aleph Book Company, The Liar’s Weave, Tashan Mehta, Juggernaut

3 Intriguing Reads From The Month Of August

Text by Zaral Shah and Huzan Tata

Engrossing short stories, an immigrant’s search for love and a fantastical tale…
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In his latest literary offering, the designer-author talks to us about throwing light on the lives of the Poskim through his arresting narratives
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August 14, 2017

"History doesn’t involve just dry, boring facts but people like ourselves living out their destinies or fighting it.”
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Amrita Sher-Gil: A Self-Portrait In Letters And Writings, Introduced, Annotated and Edited by Vivan Sundaram, Tulika Books

The compilation offers a glimpse into the remarkable life of a painter whose legacy continues to endure....
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