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Book Review: The Shaadi Story by Amita Nigam Sahaya

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Book Name: The Shaadi Story Author: Amita Nigam Sahaya Publisher: Pan Macmillan Genre: Non-fiction Rating: 5/5 Book Blurb: The wedding is the most celebrated event in Indian society. It forms the heart of a multi-billion-dollar industry driving fashion, food, music,…

Aleph to publish MURDER AT THE MUSHAIRA: A Novel by Raza Mir

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Reminiscent of The Name of the Rose, this is a cracking murder mystery, literary novel, and perhaps the finest work of historical fiction in twenty-first-century Indian literature. BOOK DESCRIPTION (INR 799, 360PP) 3 May 1857. India stands on the brink of war. Everywhere…

Hawakal Publishers to publish The Kolkata Cadence

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This 15 January, Hawakal Publishers releases an anthology of 25 contemporary Kolkata poets, titled The Kolkata Cadence. The volume, graced by a substantial foreword by Sanjeev Sethi, is a glorious celebration of the city’s vibrant literary culture. The editors—Jagari Mukherjee, Inam…