User: fredericknoronha Topic: Fiction
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Coronavirus and COVID-19: Fact versus fiction 25.4.2020 Reuters: World News
U.S. President Donald Trump's musings about whether disinfectants and ultraviolet light can be inserted into patients' bodies to treat COVID-19 have alarmed doctors and drawn warnings from the makers of Lysol, Dettol and Clorox.
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New to graphic novels? Start with these five classics that has had millions hooked over the decades 24.4.2020 Scroll.in
This selection shows that the form offers more than just trivial entertainment.
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Dancer Leela Samson to chair jury for India’s richest literary award, the JCB Prize for Literature 23.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
This is the second year of the Rs 25-lakh prize.
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Satyajit Ray’s ‘Two’ offers a lens on how lockdowns work differently for rich and poor kids 23.4.2020 Scroll.in
In India, social distancing has always meant physical distancing – with or without epidemics that come with prescriptive Lakshman rekhas.
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Fiction: 30 days and nights in the lives of two lovers and a homeless family during a lockdown 22.4.2020 Scroll.in
An excerpt from ‘Love in the Time of Quarantine’, by Siddhartha Gigoo.
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‘Small Days and Nights’: Tishani Doshi’s novel is shortlisted for the £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize 22.4.2020 Scroll.in
The annual award is ‘for a distinguished work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry, evoking the spirit of a place.’ An excerpt from Doshi’s book.
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Can dystopian fiction the ‘Hunger Games’ and ‘Divergent’ series shape real-world political attitudes 21.4.2020 Scroll.in
The genre offers a powerful lens through which to view the ethics of politics and power.
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Can the body be a metaphor of protest? These poems by four women poets show us how 19.4.2020 Scroll.in
Poetry by Karthika Naïr, Priya Sarukkai Chabria, K Srilata, and Anupama Raju.
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Book versus movie: Revisiting ‘Yehi Sach Hai’, the short story that inspired ‘Rajnigandha’ 19.4.2020 Scroll.in
Spot the similarities and differences between Manu Bhandari’s short story and Basu Chatterjee’s screen version.
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Will the post-pandemic world be a feminist one? The story ‘Sultana’s Dream’ may provide a template 18.4.2020 Scroll.in
Will the world change enough to undo the meanings of things as they have been manufactured historically?
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Obsessed with the pandemic? Books you can read 18.4.2020 Rediff: GetAhead
It's possible you want to escape the reality of what's happening to the world - countrywide shutdowns, worry and concern, divided politicians
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Read at home: A poignant scene between a father and a daughter in Jhumpa Lahiri’s fiction 16.4.2020 Scroll.in
An excerpt from ‘Unaccustomed Earth’, by Jhumpa Lahiri.
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How a book club helped Britons deal with World War II (and what we can learn from it) 15.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Rising book sales in the UK reaffirm that in tough times, many people turn to books.
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Remember DD Golden Oldie Imtihaan? Imtiaz Ali's Pics Will Jog Your Memory 15.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Imtihaan, which aired on Doordarshan in 1995, was directed by Imtiaz Ali and produced by Anupam Kher
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Ananya Panday's Movie Night Ended On A Deliciously Sweet Note 13.4.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Movies and dessert were a winning combination for Ananya Panday's night in
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‘Anything but the usual music’: Anurag Saikia on his tunes for ‘Panchayat’ and love for borgeet 12.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The National Film Award-winning composer has had a busy career in Bollywood and the Assamese film and music industry.
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Unmade in India: Five homegrown dystopian books that have been where we hope not to go 11.4.2020 Scroll.in
Read these books to discover, at its simplest, that most human of inventions: hope.
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Muhammad Ali to Maradona: Sports documentaries to watch during coronavirus lockdown 9.4.2020 Scroll.in
The absence of live action on our screens is no reason to miss out on the feeling watching sport can bring when we have so many great sport documentaries.
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Former Fox executives indicted in U.S. FIFA corruption probe 7.4.2020 Reuters: Sports News
U.S. prosecutors on Monday accused two former 21st Century Fox Inc executives of paying millions of dollars in bribes to secure lucrative rights to soccer matches, the latest charges in a long-running investigation of corruption surrounding FIFA, soccer's world governing ...
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A brief literary companion to solitude in modern classics for the self-isolated reader 5.4.2020 Scroll.in
How to self-quarantine yourself into a sealed world of words.
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