In Lounge this week

Cinema

A cut-and-dried execution of a good concept renders this film an insipid watch

24 July 2014 | BY Ajit Duara

Science

The evolutionary benefits of friendship

24 July 2014

Gadgets

A tribute to the origin of video gaming, this machine is exclusively for the dedicated gamer

24 July 2014 | BY Gagandeep Singh Sapra

Books

The hilarious diary of a Pakistani socialite returns in its third sortie to cause a flutter yet again

24 July 2014 | BY Faiza S Khan

The tragic story of an Indian woman trying to fit into aristocratic France paints the dark side of the city of love

24 July 2014 | BY Divya Guha

This elegant novel about young people in Delhi is a quietly subversive commentary on urban Indian life—and one of the most original voices in recent Indian fiction

24 July 2014 | BY Rajni George