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Connoisseur of the inexplicable
Kate Bowes' oils do not squirm uncomfortably or make token gestures of subversion within the four-edged field of the canvas.
Life as fantasy
Weight Loss, Upamanyu Chatterjee, Viking/ Penguin, 2006, p.424, Rs.495.
Two parallel selves
Surprisingly for a novelist, Upamanyu Chatterjee is a man of few words.
Peter Benchley succeeded in making shark attacks a national obsession in the U.S.
Visionary in her own right
Taking over from her husband, Coretta Scott King carried the flame of non-violence and social justice in the U.S. and across the globe.
You never know what you might encounter on a Kenyan safari.
Gaurav Jani's "Riding Solo", an endearing movie on the Chang-pas of Ladakh, makes a journey of self-discovery.
Magic, pure and simple
Venice is so breathtaking, it is impossible to be objective about it.
The last chapter
SUMATHI looked into the mirror again. Her face looked puffed and there were dark circles around her eyes. She turned away, unable to see the image in the mirror. She could feel trepidation, and an indescribable sorrow passing over her like the ...
IN THE NEWS
Not just a battle of taboos
There is more to the cartoon controversy than abstract notions such as "freedom of speech" or "blasphemy".
Return of the Left
The egalitarian project of the Left is growing new roots.
In for the long haul
A freewheeling chat with Malayalam star Mohanlal in the light of his award for "Thanmatra".
WITH five State film awards for "Thanmatra", director Blessy Ipe Thomas is the star of the Malayalam film industry. The film, produced by Raju Mathews, deals sensitively with the travails of Rameshan Nair, who has Alzheimer's Disease and his ...
Stop the killer
If identified early, lung cancer can be treated. Otherwise, the chances of survival are bleak.
ASK THE DOC
Heart of the matter
Dr. K.K. Aggarwal, Sr. Consultant Physician Cardiologist, Moolchand Medcity and President, Heart Care Foundation of India, New Delhi, replies to questions from readers. I RECENTLY underwent an angioplasty procedure. My heart was ...
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