User: fredericknoronha Topic: Fiction
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Last updated: Mar 29 2020 12:15 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Home theatre: 21 films about the magic and madness of cinema 29.3.2020 Scroll.in
As you shut yourself indoors, open your mind with our watchlist.
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An acclaimed Bengali pulp fiction writer turns a voyeuristic eye on the secrets of Calcutta by night 29.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Epicentre of the renaissance and reform by day, the city was den of shocking behaviour by night, according to Hemendra Kumar Roy’s ‘Calcutta Nights’.
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Review: Fiction Puts History In The Shade In Netflix Series 'Freud' 28.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Freud Review: Is Freud worth a watch? Weather the parts that are a slog - there are quite a few - and it will yield ambitious passages.
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Five books with which the children at home can beat boredom during the coronavirus lockdown 27.3.2020 Scroll.in
These books work as both a reflection of and an escape from our current crisis.
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The Art of Solitude: Thackeray’s ‘Vanity Fair’ is a perfect companion for unhurried times 27.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Author Shanta Gokhale on the satisfyingly fat book of 655 pages, marked by leisurely digressions.
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Mirza Waheed wins the Hindu Prize 2019 for fiction, Santanu Das for non-fiction 27.3.2020 Scroll.in
Short excerpts from Mirza Waheed’s ‘Tell Her Everything’ and Santanu Das’s ‘India, Empire and First World War Culture’.
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Coronavirus: Be Prepared for a Changed World 26.3.2020 Rediff: News
'A pandemic like this will leave behind a trail of political, economic, social and psychological scars.' Coronavirus is going to impact every being on earth even if they do not contract it.' 'Everyone will pay a price,' cautions Ramesh Menon.
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Coronavirus Lockdown: National Book Trust Offers Free Download Of Books 26.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
As part of the #StayHomeIndiaWithBooks initiative, over 100 books are available for download from the NBT website, an autonomous body under the HRD Ministry.
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Coronavirus: Ten books to read as commentary on living in the time of a global pandemic 24.3.2020 Scroll.in
From Stephen King’s post-apocalyptic novel ‘The Stand’ to classics like Albert Camus’ ‘The Plague’ to Jose Saramago’s ‘Blindness’.
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The Art of Solitude: Avoid dystopian fiction – we’re already there 24.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Novelist HM Naqvi’s reading recommendations for the Covid Era.
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‘The Masque of the Red Death’: Read Edgar Allan Poe’s chilling 19th-century tale 23.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Classic fiction in the time of the virus.
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How the world will change after coronavirus 23.3.2020 Rediff: Business
'Tens of millions will be working from home for months at a time, which means the smartest brains in business will be focussed on creating more efficient WFH processes,' predicts Devangshu Datta.
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This novel throws new light on the world of the living by showing us how a dead man might see it 22.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Shehan Karunatilaka’s ‘Chats With The Dead’ is peopled with ghosts investigating political killings in Sri Lanka.
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From Homer to Stephen King: Lessons from literature in times of a pandemic 21.3.2020 Scroll.in
These texts show how similar crises have been dealt with in the past – and what we can do in its aftermath.
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Could the coronavirus pandemic lock down Indian publishing for some time? 21.3.2020 Scroll.in
Online and brick-and-mortar retailers have cut back drastically on orders as customer footfalls and sales dwindle.
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The romantic idealism of Moneyball 20.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
At its core, sport is the celebration of physical traditionalism. Primal instincts like survival, speed, endurance, athleticism and courage become tan
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House bound: artistes tell us what they are listening to, watching and reading 20.3.2020 Hindu: Fitness
A quick look at the shows, books and podcasts on the radar of actors, indie musicians, stand-up comics and more
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The Play Of Dolls’: Kunwar Narain’s early short fiction also shows why he was a legendary poet 20.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The story ‘Riders on High Horses’, from Kunwar Narain’s short story collection ‘The Play Of Dolls’, translated from the Hindi by John Vater and Apurva Narain.
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Literature is for life: Update on The Hindu Lit For Life & The Hindu Prize 2019 20.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
The Hindu Lit For Life is postponed to 2021 but the winners of The Hindu Prize will be announced on March 25
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George RR Martin using coronavirus self-isolation period to finish next book ‘Winds of Winter’ 19.3.2020 Hindu: Health
71-year-old ‘Game of Thrones’ writer added that he falls into the vulnerable cateogry, but was fine and staying in a remote location
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