In Lounge this week

Cinema

Unable to frighten or snap out of its trite references to classics, this horror flick disappoints

17 October 2014 | BY Ajit Duara

The new star of Hindi cinema sees himself as a work in progress. Arjun Kapoor on his art and fears

17 October 2014 | BY Priyanka Pereira

Gadgets

It beams huge 4k images on the wall from less than a foot away

17 October 2014 | BY Gagandeep Singh Sapra

Science

A study of the near-death experiences of people who suffered cardiac arrests points to a possible afterlife

17 October 2014

Books

The rise of authors from the IIT/IIM milieu gives Chetan Bhagat’s audience the stories of the homes they adopted and the ones they left behind—in Devanagari

17 October 2014 | BY Snigdha Poonam

Richard Flanagan has won the Man Booker for his epic around the Burma Death Railway

17 October 2014 | BY Rajni George