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Heartache in the mountains

Ruskin Bond’s introduction adds to this unputdownably engrossing novel.

23 Sep 2017

Novelist Chetan Bhagat (PTI Photo)
Inclusion of my book in DU syllabus validates my work says, Chetan Bhagat

Chetan Bhagat, who has faced social media trolls over his stories and writing, says the inclusion of  "Five Point Someone" validates his work.

23 Sep 2017

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Book tracing Indian community's heritage in Singapore launched

The book combines academic research with catalogue entries of the centre's collection of over 300 artefacts, photographs and documents.

22 Sep 2017

Hillary Clinton signs copies of her book at Barnes & Noble on September 12 in New York City. (Photo | AP)
Hillary Clinton's book 'What Happened' sells over 300,000 copies

There is clearly an overwhelming desire among readers to learn about and experience, from Hillary Clinton's singular perspective, the historic events of the 2016 US election.

21 Sep 2017

Salman Rushdie. (Photo | AP)
Salman Rushdie's The Golden House book review: Simple plot but relevant in a world of alternative fact

The novel differs a great deal from most of Rushdie's previous works in that even the casual reader will be able to access its depths and read between the lines.

17 Sep 2017

Late Khushwant Singh
No malice, only memories

Legendary author Late Khushwant Singh’s writings are put together to mark 70 years of Independence.

16 Sep 2017

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Preserving food cultures

Spices and the way they are used coupled with the distinctive way of cooking meats define the Suriani style of cooking.

16 Sep 2017

Bertil Falk
‘Feroze was an unhappy man when he died’

Swedish journalist Bertil Falk brings Indira Gandhi’s husband out of oblivion.

16 Sep 2017

Shekhar Gupta in an episode with Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan. (Photo | YouTube screengrab)
Shekhar Gupta's 'Walk The Talk' now in print

Twenty-five interviews of politicians, who appeared on veteran journalist Shekhar Gupta's "Walk The Talk" TV show, are now available in print format.

15 Sep 2017

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Arundhati Roy misses out Man Booker Prize 2017 short list

Authors from the UK and the US dominated the 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist announced today, as the only long-listed Indian writer, Arundhati Roy, failed to make the cut.

13 Sep 2017

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Now, read popular Urdu stories fiction in English

"The Greatest Urdu Stories Ever Told", compiled and translated by Muhammad Umar Memon, features 25 of the finest Urdu short stories.

13 Sep 2017

Behind her iron curtain

Though written well, one bit in this Indira Gandhi biography is rather juvenile

09 Sep 2017

An exotic chase game

Reunion Island, the location of this thriller, turns into one of the most important characters

09 Sep 2017

‘Edwina and Jawahar’s is the greatest love story’

What made Edwina Mountbatten and Jawaharlal Nehru exciting to write about? I had been reading books about the Indian independence movement, many of which hinted at the Edwina-Jawahar romance.

09 Sep 2017

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's first book "Hit Refresh" to hit stands soon

The book titled 'Hit Refresh' carries a foreword by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and will go on sale globally on September 26.

09 Sep 2017

The colossus of Tamil Nadu

MGR is presented not just as an artiste, or a politician, but a human being

02 Sep 2017

Foraying into India’s mind

This is a compelling read for those who might be seriously contemplating entering the Indian market.

02 Sep 2017

Democracy welcomes dissent

The writing fails to do justice to the very idea of the title, and there is little to learn from it

02 Sep 2017

The book also goes behind the scenes of cases like Monkeygate, the suspension of Lalit Modi, spot fixing, and the phase of the judicial intervention.
Boria Majumdar's new book relives tours of Indian cricket teams since 1886

Boria Majumdar's "Eleven Gods and a Billion Indians: The On and Off the Field Story of Cricket in India and Beyond" explores the role of cricket in pre/post-colonial Indian life, and much more.

30 Aug 2017

Book shelf

1,240 Oathbringer is the third volume of the New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive, humanity faces a new Desolation with the return of the Voidbringers,…

30 Aug 2017

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Durjoy Datta to pen first non-fiction series with new take on love

His new book 'Is He the World's (Worst) Best Boyfriend?' is the first in the series of non-fiction books by the author.

29 Aug 2017