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Gunjan Jain, Author, She Walks, She Leads - Women Who Inspire India, Viking/Penguin Random House India
August 21, 2016

The author talks about her debut book, 'She Walks, She Leads'
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Amitav Ghosh, Author, The Great Derangement: Climate Change And The Unthinkable, Penguin Random House India

The author talks about his latest book and tackling the subject of climate change
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Books featured image, The Gene — An Intimate History, Ace Against Odds, Siddhartha Mukherjee, Sania Mirza, books

2 Books To Read This Month

Text by Huzan Tata

Delve into the worlds of science and sports with two of the buzziest books right now
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter, book, theatre, J.K Rowling
August 08, 2016

Book Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Text by Tanisha Choudhury. Images courtesy of Pottermore

Let's discuss what we loved and what we didn't!
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Life on Repeat, Falguni Kothari

3 Tiny Tales For A Quick Dose Of Wit

Illustrations by Hemant Sapre

Since brevity is the soul of wit — the smaller, the better — Verve invites three eminent authors to share crisp narratives of about 100 words each
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Vasudev Santu Gaitonde — Sonata Of Solitude, Ebrahim Alkazi: Directing Art — The Making Of A Modern Indian Art World, Finding My Way, The Mystical World — Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet, The Artful Life Of R. Vijay, Bagh-E-Bahar — A Mughal Garden

6 Books For The Art Lover’s Library

Text by Alpana Chowdhury, Huzan Tata and Amishi Parekh

From lives of geniuses to colouring books… these are the must-buys this month
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prem ahluwalia, author, India's Most Powerful Women, non-fiction

The author talks about her book that raises a toast to many real-life heroines
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Anjum Hasan, Fiction
June 12, 2016

Quick 5 with Anjum Hasan

Text by Huzan Tata

The author talks about everything from her childhood to fashion
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Anjum Hasan, Fiction
June 11, 2016

Matters Of Style

Illustration by Priya Sebastian

In this short story written exclusively for Verve, award-winning author Anjum Hasan takes a look at the thin line between looking fine and attempting to look fine
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Shashi Kapoor — The Householder, The Star, The Leadership Sutra: An Indian Approach To Power, The Fire Of A Restless Mind, The Sialkot Saga

4 Books To Read This June

Text by Huzan Tata

Inspiring biographies, historical tales and stories of renowned women... our book list for the month will keep you engrossed
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Tina Sharma Tiwari, Indian author

The Marriage Market

Illustration by Salil Sojwal

Meeting a prospective groom at his home, Natasha goes through the motions – sometimes fluttering her eyelashes, at other moments dumbstruck as she balks at the incongruity of the interlude. In a humorous short story for Verve, author Tina Sharma Tiwari takes a light-hearted look at a common marriage scenario
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Beauty Is A Wound, Eka Kurniawan, Speaking Tiger Books
May 26, 2016

We talk to the young Indonesian author, longlisted for the 2016 Man Booker International Prize for his novel Man Tiger
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