In Lounge this week

Books

The return of a Latin American literary idol, a Holocaust morality tale, pre-WWI England, stories from the shadowlands, a Victorian saga of closeted lesbians and a gay parallel narrative in sevente...

31 October 2014 | BY Rajni George

In their retellings of India’s ancient past, these writers fall somewhere between shallow revisionism and ponderous pontification

31 October 2014 | BY Aditya Wig

Science

The planet’s first acts of copulation, discovered in an ancient species of fish, were performed sideways

31 October 2014

Gadgets

These high-end wireless speakers boast an advanced digital sound processing system

31 October 2014 | BY Gagandeep Singh Sapra

Cinema

Even if you ignore the inane antics of an ageing star, this film is too sneery by half

31 October 2014 | BY Ajit Duara