Category: Biblio

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DU Beat staffer’s all time favorite books

There are books which we read and in that moment they make all the sense in the world, but soon they slip from our minds as reality slowly takes over but then there are...

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Four books that changed my life

For anyone who likes to read, immersing oneself into a story, a thought process, an idea, an opinion is so fascinating – our books become the little niches we make for...

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Book Review: The Good, The Bad and The Ridiculous

The latest book by Khushwant Singh that recently hit the bookstores is a compilation of 35 famous and controversial personalities through the eyes of the 98 year old...

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Book Review: Dozakhnama

Name of the author: Rabisankar Bal Translator: Arunava Sinha Genre: Magic realism Year of release: 2013 Price: Rs 399 Who is the better storyteller: God or Manto?...

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Book Review: Seeing like a Feminist

Title: Seeing like a Feminist Author: Nivedita Menon Year of publication: 2012 Feminist politics is complex, critical and contains a pattern of innumerable structures...

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Read them, don’t watch them!

Someone once said ‘those who say money can’t buy happiness are the ones who don’t have any’. That someone apparently had excellent insight into human mind,...

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Book Review: And the Mountains Echoed

So, then. You want a story and I will tell you one. Anyone who has reconciled themselves to the fact that Khalid Hosseini has already  exhausted the stock of their...

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Book Review: Those Pricey Thakur Girls

“Dabbu’s list of reasons for turning down perfectly nice, healthy, decently earning incomepoops under thirty: (Compiled by Anjini Singh and Eshu Thakur) He said...

Tom Hanks portrayed the role of Robert Langdon first in The Da Vinci Code.

What makes Robert Langdon the most impressive Harvard professor?

Dan Brown, one of the most widely read authors across the globe, is back with yet another spine chilling novel. And not just any power packed thriller but another book...

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To Read or not to Read

Another year has gone by. And with it was brought in a generous dollop of shamefully unreadable garbage literature whereas few and far between lay some gems. Here’s to...