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Book review: Pyjamas Are Forgiving by Twinkle Khanna

Pyjamas are Forgiving review: Not much of a twinkle A tale of love and longing within the confines of an Ayurvedic spa. This is the third offering from the sharp and witty chronicler of our zeitgeist. Now, it may be an asset for the author or it may be a liability but there`s no getting…

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Feature: The Padma Lakshmi Interview

PHOTOGRAPHS: INEZ AND VINOODH Her debut cookbook Easy Exotic won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award for Best First Book, and her recently released memoir Love, Loss And What We Ate is garnering both critical acclaim and bestseller status across the world. Padma Lakshmi talks to Sheila Kumar about her new book There is a faint note…

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Book review: The Course of Love by Alain de Botton

  This is more a brief take than review. The Course of Love by Alain de Botton. Penguin Books Anything but a crash course in love, romance, marriage, all the wear and tear of life on relationships from  the  guru. It`s a slim volume (just 222 pages) which traces the meeting of Rabih Khan and Kirsten McLelland…

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Book review: Love, Loss and What We Ate by Padma Lakshmi

   A tasteful tell-all If Padma Lakshmi’s memoir is more memory and less food, it does not matter. Warmth and honesty infuses this candid account of her life and times; it is, quite literally, an answer to everything you wanted to know about her but didn’t know who to ask. As the whole reading world…

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Feature: Making Love Work for You

Making love work A liberal dose of give and take is what will help a relationship last. Okay, you saw each other across a crowded room, you met, dated, fell in love, not necessarily in that order. And now, the two of you get along superbly. You share ideas, emotions, insights. Except colour-coordinating your clothes,…

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