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FEATURE: SUNDAY MAGAZINE/IN CONVERSATION WITH ANDALEEB WAJID

                                                                  IN CONVERSATION/BOOKS ‘I write constantly, consistently’: Andaleeb Wajid Sheila Kumar   ‘My characters’ Muslimness is secondary to the story’     Andaleeb…

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FEATURE: MAN`S WORLD/ARTISANAL COFEE IS A THING

      Artisanal Coffee Is A Thing SHEILA KUMAR MARCH 15, 2017   So. Have you heard the one about the woman who walks into a coffee bar,  eyes the toothsome barista and says, `Make me happy,  Joe.` The barista looks at her with a smile, then says, give me a mo. The woman…

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BOOK REVIEW: ASKEW, A SHORT BIOGRAPHY OF BANGALORE by TJS GEORGE

Cry, the beloved city It is neither compulsory nor mandatory but I feel the need to make this admission: I am not an outsider. Though not of Kannada origin, I have been a resident of Bangalore/Bengaluru since the start of the 80s. That`s been over three decades, during which I have lived, worked, married, learned…

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REVIEW: SUNDAY HERALD/ CHAIN OF CUSTODY by ANITA NAIR

                                                    Inspector Gowda goes down sinister paths Sheila Kumar, September 04, 2016 Chain of CustodyAnita NairHarper Collins 2016, pp 311, Rs 350 Four years after he was first introduced to us,…

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LITERARY REVIEW/HARI, A HERO FOR HIRE by ZAC O`YEAH

  BOOKS » LITERARY REVIEW December 26, 2015 Hari, namma hero   SHEILA KUMAR                                                                                      …

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REVIEW: ALEPH`S CITY MONOGRAPHS

Cry, the beloved city It is neither compulsory nor mandatory but I feel the need to make this admission: I am not an outsider. Though not of Kannada origin, I have been a resident of Bangalore/Bengaluru since the start of the 80s. That`s been over three decades, during which I have lived, worked, married, learned…

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REVIEW: MR MAJESTIC by ZAC O`YEAH

Good Book Alert. Zac O`Yeah’s Mr Majestic, The Tout of Bengaluru. The hero is utterly irresistible with his well- oiled hair, a startling addiction to chicory, and his heart of gold. Everyone greets everyone else with `oota aytha` (had food?), there are people rejoicing in names like AC Gaadi (an auto driver, of course), A A…

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FEATURE: THE TIMES OF INDIA/ON BOOKS AND BANGALORE/DELICIOUS TRIVIA, ANYONE?

Jan 17 2015 : The Times of India (Bangalore) DELICIOUS TRIVIA, ANYONE? Sheila Kumar sifts through rumours of a tectonic shift in Bengaluru’s reading pattern In a tweak of the immortal CSNY song, this was a long time coming. My personal wake-up moment came via a twin-pronged route. I was scanning the sell list of…

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FEATURE: THE HINDU SUNDAY MAGAZINE/ ON BANGALORE`S WINES

A spirited trend   Sheila Kumar looks into the wine renaissance in Bangalore. PHOTO: K. MURALI KUMAR It was just a matter of time before someone woke up to the fact that Bangalore’s rich, loamy soil, warm days and cool nights, its temperate climate was good, maybe even ideal, for producing the best varietals of…

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FEATURE: TALK MAGAZINE/VINEYARD MUSINGS

Vineyard tours are catching on Friday, 28 June 2013 08:04 Written by  SHEILA KUMAR СНПЧ Epson хостинг joomla   There’s no better way to spend a lazy Sunday in Bangalore than to go wine-tasting, discovers Sheila Kumar. Photographs: RAHUL PRAJAPATI Some days are so typical of our city, Bangalore should take out a patent on them. This Sunday is one…

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