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Author Milo Yiannopoulos' book 'Dangerous' stopped from publication

The book release was axed after Republican conservatives released video clips which seemed to condone sex between men and boys.

21 Feb 2017

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Amazon offers over one lakh books in eight Indian languages

The books are in Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu.

21 Feb 2017

The sisterhood of royal intrigue

A Mahabharata pastiche on how queens decided the future of kingdoms.

18 Feb 2017

Reading is the key

Indian mythology is a treasure trove of stories.

18 Feb 2017

Dark matters

Cosmology expert Stuart Clark pursues the greatest granddaddy of our universe’s sum total of unknowns.

18 Feb 2017

An epic retelling of Amba’s ordeal

The tragic Indonesian novel borrows from the story of the Mahabharata character who loved Bhisma but could not marry him

11 Feb 2017

Love in the time of war and music

Set in Calcutta during the Second World War, the book deliberately uses unresolved elements and unexplained history to make the story realistic

11 Feb 2017

Author’s labour not lost in translation

Sujatha narrates with such finesse that many of his tales are turned into films

04 Feb 2017

Caught in the religious tangle

The book explores some major aspects of Islamic personal law that adversely affect women

04 Feb 2017

Formidable females

In her debut collection, the writer chooses eight feisty women who dared to challenge tradition and deviated from prescribed gender roles

04 Feb 2017

Her life in her words

Actress, singer and author Suchitra Krishnamoorthi opens up about her latest semi-biographical book - Drama Queen

04 Feb 2017

Participants at the Thirsty Pens meet
This team quenches your thirst to write

Stuck with one paragraph as you start writing your book? This new group helps amateurs build their creativity in fiction writing.

02 Feb 2017

Short but powerful

‘Alone with everybody’ is the English translation of the Malayalam and Hindi poems of Santosh Alex

01 Feb 2017

Come, listen to the stories of ‘birds’ with 'Birds of Prey'

A rchana started writing when she was barely eight. Her works have been published in school and college journals.

30 Jan 2017

Book tastings

It’s a story of two very different women. Anjali is a traditional wife and mother. Zina, on the other hand, is beautiful, ambitious and completely unscrupulous.

29 Jan 2017

Oneal Sabu
Chicken soup for the lawyer’s soul

Food enthusiast Oneal Sabu has one recipe or chapter for every mood in his newly launched book

28 Jan 2017

The Kappad beach in Calicut where  Vasco da Gama landed in 1498
Devour the pipping hot malabar curry

The anecdotal book is backed by good research with sprinkled humour

28 Jan 2017

A lane in Thamel
Lanes of hashish brotherhood

The author is an interesting and irreverent narrator who takes us on a whirlwind tour of the histories and stories around Thamel in Kathmandu

28 Jan 2017

Portraits of superwomen

The idea of heroism in women is not easily defined. In men, the notion is often associated with physical strength and bravery.

21 Jan 2017

The port city  of Muziris
Tracing back the forgotten roots

The book chronicles a port town in Kerala told through the protagonist, who rediscovers his hometown on an excavation trip.

21 Jan 2017

Brothers’ love lost in ravages of time

Punctuated by real-life historical events and references, the story gathers pace while giving one a realistic sketch of society.

21 Jan 2017