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Not ‘boy’ enough

Revealing all about one’s sexual escapades is not necessarily a step forward in emancipation, as this new confessional account shows “My purity cannot be decided…

Reporting patriarchy

Journalist Priyanka Dubey’s new book, No Country for Women, documents rape cases across India. In an interview, she talks about reporting on rape and why…

For fame or fortune…

…not for God and country. That is clearly what the book Fortune’s Soldier tells us about the motivations of the adventurers whom the East India…

Rx: Know your doc

The truth about doctors is stranger than the fictions we watch on TV, as these outpourings by a gynaecologist describe in evocative prose Those who…

Skimming the surface

Shashi Tharoor’s book takes too many polemical detours to serve as an authentic account of Narendra Modi’s tenure as Prime Minister In His introduction to…