Other Stories

Twisted mystery with a sting

The story flows slow, each character is true to itself, until the big reveal towards the end

20 May 2017

Delving deep into corruption

Vinayan Janardhanan’s ‘Ethics & Corruption - An Introduction’ seeks to aid the teaching community to find the apt material for the right inputs in the all-important topics of ‘ethics and corruption’.

20 May 2017

Book shelf

  304 Thomas Wentworth Higginson once said “I think that, if required on pain of death to name instantly the most perfect thing in the universe,…

17 May 2017

Author Sheela Reddy
Beyond borders

While writing the book ‘Mr. and Mrs. Jinnah – The marriage that shook India’ author Sheela Reddy stumbled upon interesting margin notes in the books owned by the couple.

16 May 2017

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National Book Trust promoting books in Braille, digital format

The National Book Trust has begun the process for publishing books for visually impaired readers in Braille and in the digital format.

15 May 2017

Anushka Ravishankar’s latest children’s book, Hic!. (EPS | Sunish P Surendran)
Illustrate a ‘nonsense’ reason to stop that hiccup!

Anushka Ravishankar’s latest children’s book, Hic!, like all her previous works, has a simple premise. “Well, it’s about nothing much except hiccups and how to get rid of them!” she laughs.

15 May 2017

A wistful memoir

K A Beena’s Kuttikalam is a slice of history, a document mapping the lifestyle of Keralites some decades ago.

15 May 2017

ACN Nambiar with Subhas Chandra Bose
The secret story of a Soviet spy

Life of an extraordinary man, who was a close associate of Bose, Nehru and Indira.

13 May 2017

Irwin Allan Sealy
Akbar’s grand court carnivals

The author weaves together poetry and prose, and brings out the true spirit of the 16th and 17th century masque.

13 May 2017

Ahilyabai Holkar, the influential queen of the Central-Indian Holkar kingdom.
Chronicles of a Maratha queen

The book paints a detailed, layered portrait of Ahilyabai and her times.

13 May 2017

The Decline of Civilisation Review: Whither civilisation? The threat to social order and what we can do

Ramin Jahanbegloo in the book, endeavours to ascertain when and why civilisation, an attribute of humanity for five thousand years now, went off course.

09 May 2017

Love on the run

The author follows the trail of Jennie de Villiers as she traipses across geographies in search of her inner music.

06 May 2017

Striving to survive

More often than not reading a translation, however good, leaves a lot to be desired.

06 May 2017

Murder in the gay darkness

The cover sets the pace for a riveting tale of life outside the pale of heterosexual relationships.

06 May 2017

Over-50 artists shortlisted for UK art's edgy Turner Prize

Lubaina Himid, 62, and Hurvin Anderson, 52, were joined by 45-year-old Andrea Buettner and Rosalind Nashashibi, 43, on the shortlist announced at the Tate Britain gallery in London.

03 May 2017

Nayantara Sahgal | EPS
Nayantara Sahgal: Writers face threat from the gau rakshak culture in India

Two years after writer Nayantara Sahgal returned her Sahitya Akademi award to protest against intolerance in the country, she remains implacable.

01 May 2017

Everything’s a joke to satirists

The best satires are written by the seriously pissed—the angrier they are, the more biting the writing. Life is too tragi-comic and either one goes sublimely profound on it or exposes it for the farce

29 Apr 2017

Gauging the asian giants

From territorial disputes to tensions related to water, the author analyses the major challenges faced by the two super powers—India and China

29 Apr 2017

A game of numbers beyond 22 yards

It is a mini-biography of sorts that talks about players, matches and the many memorable moments

29 Apr 2017

The young poet and human suffering

‘The Refuge’ by Jasmin Naur Hafiz was released by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor last week.

27 Apr 2017

What’s the most anticipated book of 2017?

Landmark bookstore’s survey says Amish Tripathi’s Sita - Warrior of Mithila is on top of the list.

25 Apr 2017

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