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From April 27, 2006  to May 03,  2006

The Himalayan Yawn-Spiracy

The author fails to draw the reader into the intricacies of a conspiracy, and the excitement built up

in the Himalayas trickles away in the plains of Delhi, writes Tarun Cherian 

Faking Memoirs

The author fails to draw the reader into the intricacies of a conspiracy, and the excitement built up

in the Himalayas trickles away in the plains of Delhi, writes Tarun Cherian 

Long Live The Raja

Brought out by Harper Collins (India), The Raja is Dead is a historical fiction set in the

pre-Independence era when India is about to taste the sweetness of freedom, and the monarchy is

on the brink of ruin. 

Mixing History With Mystery

Utpal Borpujari talks to author Shivani Singh on why she feels history provides the right mix of

ingredients for a story teller. 

Book Rack

Irwin Allan Sealy (Picador, Rs 465) A kaleidoscope of colour, billed as an alphabet, and narrated by

the nameless N - a writer who lives in the foothills of the Himalayas - Red is at once a love story

and a story about the love of art, about life . . . 

His Usp Is Middle Class-Ness

The clock strikes nine and there is a sense of anticipation in most Kannada-speaking localities. Youhear the compelling signature melody of T.N. 

Guardian Of A Grand Old Form

In his own quiet corner, Hosahalli Keshavamurthy has been propagating the dying tradition of

gamaka vachana. He is turning 70 

Neat Presentation

The weeklong Sri Ramanavami Music Festival of Mysore concluded at the Bidaram Sri Ramamandira

with the vocal concert . . . 

Different Strokes

Sudheendra and his team explored new possibilities with laya 

The Land As He Saw It

Raghuthama Putty, who passed away recently, devoted his entire life to meticulously painting

landscapes 

Hook, Line, Sinker

The seafood market with infinite options is the last word in culinary DIY 

Truth & Emergency

A new book on Jayaprakash Narayan's days as a prisoner in Chandigarh fills a major void in the

literature on the Emergency. 

Dimensions Of Insecurity

The book traces the new dimensions of security by focussing on the ingredients of individual and

group insecurity. 

Across Cultures

The book suggests moral tools for a new way of ordering ethics in the face of pressing historical and

political challenges. 

Digging Deep For Gold

A vintage music lovers' meet in the city was a revelation for those whose idea of golden oldies does

not go beyond Mukesh 

Fast 'N' Furious

There's a lot happening for kids at Bangalore Central 

Don't Be Blind To Eyecare

Long hours in front of the computer? Do you feel your eyesight is getting poor? Try yoga for the

eyes 

The Stock-Up Syndrome

The house is overflowing with junk accumulated over all those years. Geeta Padmanabhan on how

hoarding can take up physical and emotional space 

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