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Aisle Be Damned

November 27, 2013
By Anjana Avinash
Aisle Be Damned

‘Swaying hips, praying lips and flying tips’. These are the words that jump out of the cover of Aisle Be Damned by Rishi Piparaiya. On reading these words , if you think you’re in for a rollicking read, you are absolutely on the right track ! This is a delightful and humorous foray into...
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The History of Bhutan

August 10, 2013
By Nabila Tazyeen
The History of Bhutan

I did a biking trip across Bhutan for 10 days a few months ago, and fell so in love with it that I didn’t want to come back. Small it may be, but the peace and contentment I found there, I have found nowhere else. When I came back home, still high on my...
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Last Chance to See

August 23, 2010
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Last Chance to See

Douglas Adams and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is a known combination. A combination that has enthralled millions of readers globally with its tag line ‘A Trilogy in Four Parts’. (In fact, there was a 5th book released too and that is for the trivia pursuers). Hitchhiker’s was a fabulous book with its...
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Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India

August 16, 2010
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Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India

A lot of us would kill to have a job like William Dalrymple’s. Travelling across the world, writing about it and getting paid (handsomely?).  Not to say that that’s all he does. Dalrymple is also well known as a distinguished historian, a respected journalist and an intelligent literary critic. But at heart, he remains...
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