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  • August 11, 2020, Tuesday

    The culture of gender violence

    Ms Kaushal's journey into the homes of these men reveals disturbing realities and, ironically, ends up humanising them

  • August 09, 2020, Sunday

    Hiroshima: Fallout and cover up

    Fallout is a book of serious intent

  • August 08, 2020, Saturday

    The spy who loved humanity

    A new biography of Klaus Fuchs, the celebrated physicist who passed nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union, forces readers to ...

  • August 06, 2020, Thursday

    The eye of the beholder

    In a pandemic-stricken world that heightens the awareness of impermanence and uncertainty, love might be one of the few remaining ...

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    July 31, 2020, Friday

    Normalising totalitarianism

    The political context of China that follows the publication of this book is interesting

  • July 30, 2020, Thursday

    Too much misinformation

    Bad News is a meticulously-researched discourse on the state of the news, and the psychological impulses that determine how we ...

  • July 29, 2020, Wednesday

    Nikah Halala: A proxy scandal

    The book is an attempt 'to take the lid off this legalized form of prostitution, encouraged under the garb of faith by men of ...

  • July 28, 2020, Tuesday

    Persuading without coercion

    Instead of pressing harder on the accelerator, Mr Berger advises removing the parking brake and wheel chocks

  • July 26, 2020, Sunday

    Enablers of authoritarianism

    A recurring problem in this book is that most of the clercs refuse to talk to Ms Applebaum, leaving her dependent on the public ...

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    July 22, 2020, Wednesday

    Covid-19's long heritage

    The Black Death introduced new vocabulary - quarantine - the Italian word for 40, the number of days ship carrying diseased ...