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Category Archives: Tech

Vienna Blues: Love in times of turmoil and totalitarianism

Title: The Tobacconist; Author: Robert Seethaler/Charlotte Collins (translator); Publisher: Picador/Pan Macmillan; Pages: 234; Price: Rs 399 Vienna, the city of melodious music, baroque art and architecture, intellectual ferment, and exuberant — and even decadent — entertainment, seems an easy place to fall in love. But some time may not be the best — especially 1937,…

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Moto Z2 Play: Sleek in design, decent in performance

New Delhi: Lenovo-owned Motorola recently launched a new device, the Moto Z2 Play, as a sequel to its Moto Z Play which was well received in the Indian market. At Rs 27,999, Moto Z2 Play continues to support Moto Mods — attachable modules that transform smartphones into a projector, a speaker or a camera. Let us…

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Case against a president: Trapping Trump in the net of Impeachment

(Book: The Case for Impeachment; Author: Allan J. Lichtman; Publisher: WilliamCollins; Price: Rs 399; Pages: 290) Even as people in the United States seem to have come to terms with the presidency of Donald Trump — protests over, sloganeering subdued and hostility forgotten — this book by a reputed professor at American University reignites the…

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A global tour of expressive words English needs

Title: The Greeks Had a Word For It – Words You Never Knew You Can’t Do Without; Author: Andrew Taylor; Publisher: Corgi Books/Penguin Random House; Pages: 202; Price: Rs 399 Marmalade, bikini, shampoo, garage, robot, honcho, banjo, and so on may seem English but have actually gathered from all over the world for there is…

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Reporting from Pakistan: Adventures in a mirror-image land?

Title: Reporting Pakistan; Author: Meena Menon; Publisher: Viking/Penguin Random House; Pages: 340; Price: Rs 599 The hardest border to cross is the one constructed or fostered in our minds. Though many Indians are quite fond of citing “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam”, or the world being one family, the sentiment may not only stop at their western frontier…

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Writer who finds inspiration for writing near a cemetery (Feature)

  New Delhi: Undisturbed by his silent neighbours in the capital’s Nicholson Cemetery, this leading author has penned numerous works of fiction and nonfiction for both adults and children in a career spanning several decades. Ranjit Lal, one of India’s foremost writers for children and nature, has authored several books, including the much acclaimed and widely…

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Making a nation with tracks: The Railways’ impact on India

Title: The Purveyors of Destiny – A Cultural Biography of the Indian Railways; Author: Arup K Chatterjee; Publisher: Bloomsbury India; Pages: 322; Price: Rs 599 In these days of low-budget airlines, it is only thought a common, time-taking mode of travel. But given Mahatma Gandhi, the Kakori conspiracy, the Partition refugees’ trains, Godhra, or even…

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