Book Review

Poetry of Basudeb Chakraborti is Rooted in the Indian Tradition – I

Reading Time: 4 minutesIt can be safely said that academicism and creativity often have an inverse relationship, as most the creative giants had nothing to do with the teaching of literature, and both of these fields overlap very rarely. It is in this rare overlapping that we place the work of Chakraborti who has a fertile grounding in […]

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Mothering A Muslim by Nazia Erum Bares the Ugly Fangs of Social Reality in Contemporary India

Reading Time: 5 minutesMahima discusses Nazia Erum’s best seller ‘Mothering A Muslim’ with the author’s take as well as reader’s reviews from across the world, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Nazia Erum, the author of Mothering A Muslim, and I connect back to the days last year when she was one of the few among her […]

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Kaleidoscope 2017

Reading Time: 6 minutesAn eminent writer, Sutapa, whose talked-about book is soaring the bestsellers charts tells us about her journey in the year that was. She also shares her review about some of the books she recommends, in the Special Feature, exclusively for Different Truths. The year 2017 has been a watershed year for me. I have grown in many ways. […]

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Looking Back, Looking Forward: In the Twilight of a Year-end and a New Year

Reading Time: 4 minutesOur Editor-in-Chief, Arindam, and the entire Different Truths Team celebrate the twilight of a year-end and a New Year. Here’s a three-day long Special Feature, exclusively in Different Truths. Or say that the end precedes the beginning, And the end and the beginning were always there Before the beginning and after the end. ~ Burnt […]

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A Psychoanalytical Journey is a Voyage into the Minds and Psychological Concepts

Reading Time: 3 minutesMartin, the author, gets an opportunity to lead an education tour of Turkey through travel grant approved by the university. There are five couples in the group, four married couples and one lesbian couple, and the conversations between them majorly revolve around psychoanalysis and debate surrounding psychoanalytic psychotherapy and psychodynamic therapy. Neerja reviews the debut […]

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Love Bloomed Amongst Hatred, Revenge Violence and Deaths of the 1984-Carnage in When a Mighty Tree Falls by Amrinder Bajaj

Reading Time: 5 minutesDespite the deep hurt, Amrinder Bajaj’s novel, When a Mighty Tree Falls, remained objective. In the novel, she described how some Hindus, risking their lives and limbs, saved their suffering brethren. Her thorough research and journalistic acumen did not cloud her narrative.  An exclusive Book Review by Arindam, in Different Truths. Discrimination, deception, and stratification […]

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An Eerie Beauty in the Poems of Wani Nazir

Reading Time: 4 minutesBecause beauty at its purest is fierce, powerful and terrible captivates the reader. Wani Nazir’s poems have that eerie beauty in them, says Samrudhi, reviewing his book of poems, And the Silence Whispered, exclusively in Different Truths. Genre: Poetry Author: Wani Nazir Year of Publication: 2017 Published by: Global Fraternity of Poets, Haryana. ISBN: 978-93-83755-36-3 […]

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