Book Post 16: 21 – 27 October

Every Monday I post some of the books I have received in the previous week. Embedded in the book covers and post will also be
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Mohammed Hanif’s “Red Birds”

Nihilistic resistance is the worst kind of enemy; it was all the rage, we were taught in our Cultural Sensitivity 101.  Colonel Slatter had laid
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Vikas Khanna’s “My First Kitchen” and Jamie Oliver’s “5 Ingredients”

I love cooking. It is my stress buster. I read recipe books, experiment with dishes and those that come out well, I note in my
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“Tiffin: 500 Authentic Recipes celebrating India’s Regional Cuisine” by Sonal Ved

Vogue India’s food editor Sonal Ved’s Tiffin has just been published by Roli Books. Tiffin is a collection of 500 recipes, dishes that are usually sampled as school
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Timothy Webb on “Reading Aloud in the Shelley Circle” ( 2015)

This is a great article published in “Publishing, Editing, and Reception”, a collection of essays in honour of the eminent Romantics scholar Donald H. Reiman.
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Akil Kumaraswamy’s “Half Gods”

“Refugees can’t be picky. . .   .”  Akil Kumaraswamy’s debut Half Gods is a collection of interlinked short stories. These are stories revolving around a father-daughter duo
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Sharmila Sen “Not Quite, Not White: Losing and Finding Race in America”

When people move they inevitably bring certain things with them, leave a few things behind, and acquire new possessions. My parents had asked me to
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Patrick Ness’s “And The Ocean Was Our Sky”

For there are devils in the deep,  but worse are the ones we make.  Award-winning writer Patrick Ness’s latest novel is a retelling of Moby Dick
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“Steed of the Jungle God” by Raza H. Tehsin with Arefa Tehsin

Wildlife conservationist Raza H. Tehsin’s Steed of the Jungle God: Thrilling Experiences in the Wild  is a collection of essays written along with his daughter, Arefa Tehsin,
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Shubhangi Swarup “Latitudes of Longing”

Former journalist Shubhangi Swarup’s debut novel Latitudes of Longing is a plot spread across a few decades, loosely held together by some characters particularly the scientist Girijia Narain
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