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The journey of a pharmacy student

Author Nikita Singh talks about her motivations and her latest novel Every Time It Rains.

18 Mar 2017

Amish Tripathi (Courtesy: Twitter)
Book two of Ram Chandra series not a sequel: Amish Tripathi

Book two of the Ram Chandra Series will be "a sequel but not exactly a sequel of Scion of Ikshvaku", author Amish Tripathi says about his upcoming book.

18 Mar 2017

Veteran film maker Ramesh Sippy at FICCI Frames 2016 in Mumbai. (File Photo | PTI)
Hope people find my memoir interesting: Ramesh Sippy

Ramesh Sippy has set out to pen his experiences in a book and is hoping it will hold the people's interest.

17 Mar 2017

The bewildered present-day world

In his thoroughly-researched book, Pankaj Mishra eloquently puts forward a wide array of confusing questions.

11 Mar 2017

Unforgettable saga of a bandit king

The account narrates the story of a dreaded brigand and  the over two-decade old chase that finally led to his capture in his own area.

11 Mar 2017

Left in lurch of forbidden love

Ants marching up a cot on which a dead woman lies. Ants, eating a snake and its half-swallowed prey, a rat.

11 Mar 2017

Anatomy of a difficult marriage

The book chronicles the liaison between Mohammad Ali Jinnah and Ruttie Petit.

04 Mar 2017

Sari satire of death and loss

The tale is told against a fascinating tapestry of a wealthy 19th century Madras household.

04 Mar 2017

A charming collection of brilliance

Stories straggle the realms of sci-fi and fantasy, dipping into the sea of mythology.

04 Mar 2017

Seven-year-old’s writing hobby takes to the skies today

History shows you don’t have to be old to write a book. Vaimitra Chandrashekar is all set for the launch of her first book Take a Break, at Odyssey, Adyar, today.

04 Mar 2017

Young author awarded for crime-fantasy book

You might have heard of teens unwrapping their creativity by writing short stories or fantasy novels but how about a crime thriller?

04 Mar 2017

Searching for equilibrium

In Sudha Menon’s book, ‘Devi, Diva or She-Devil - The Smart Career Woman’s Survival Guide’, women talk about how they try to balance marriage, motherhood and a career

04 Mar 2017

Crumbling pages

Lending libraries which once were a favourite haunt of the book lovers are closing down due to dip in patronage.

02 Mar 2017

Humourist, Playwright Taarak Mehta passes away

Renowned Indian humorist and playwright Taarak Mehta breathed his last at the age of 87 on Wednesday after suffering from prolonged illness.

01 Mar 2017

A Malayali tale in Marathi ink

UAE-based Marathi engineer Nikhil Ramteke focuses on the expatriate life through a Malayali protagonist in his book ‘The 365 Days’.

01 Mar 2017

Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer in Huckleberry Finn movie
Rebel unsettles the romantics

Mark Twain’s Huck Finn had adventures of his own but foul language and friendship kept him a loved rebel

01 Mar 2017

Invitees at the launch.
A book on history that highlights the role of soldiers from South

Writer M Kumar along with poet G Subramanian, recently launched at Naradha Gana Sabha their co-authored Tamil book on the history of India titled India Andru Mudhal Indru Varai.

28 Feb 2017

A woman poses with 'Kishidancho Goroshi', book written by Haruki Murakami, at a book store in Tokyo shortly after midnight, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.
Murakami fans in Japan rush to get new book with mysterious title

Devoted fans of the internationally acclaimed and best-selling writer had lined up outside stores on the eve of the book launch.

27 Feb 2017

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Book tastings

China’s economic progress and military assertiveness have assumed the centrestage of strategic discussions in India, as indeed it has elsewhere. 

25 Feb 2017

Confronting demons of the mind

The narrative takes the readerSlipping on a wet floor is not as uncommon as some would want us to believe.

25 Feb 2017

A quest for Himalayan conquest

An interesting comment on how the entire business of climbing Mount Everest is being commercialised to death.

25 Feb 2017