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Lanka’s Princess
Book tastings

The new releases this week. 

03 Dec 2016

A himalayan hoard of testimony

This compilation of essays ranges from the Mughal era to the present.

03 Dec 2016

Life was like that only
Ringside view of Delhi’s black and white past

The book paints a picture of the capital through important events since 1950s

03 Dec 2016

Shashi Tharoor
Many brits are unaware of the atrocities committed: Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor opens up about his latest book.

03 Dec 2016

An ode to life at the turn of the previous century

It is this attention to detail that makes Zindaginama such a gem, set as it is in a small village of Shahpur and how the Ghadar movement.

02 Dec 2016

Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami (File | AP)
Japanese writer Haruki Murakami to publish new novel

Shinchosha did not reveal details of the book's title or plot, but said it will be long, EFE news reported.

30 Nov 2016

'Basic policy consensus marks Indian democratic system'

There has been a basic policy consensus in the country as successive governments have always worked within the democratic system, Burdwan District Magistrate Saumitra Mohan has said.

27 Nov 2016

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Book tastings

Take a look at the latest books which are making the rounds among several bookworms.

26 Nov 2016

Unusual life of the Mahatma’s wife

The author explores Kasturba Gandhi’s mind in the best possible way, how a woman is torn between her love for her husband and her frustration at his arbitrary and heartless decisions.

26 Nov 2016

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Caught in a no woman’s land

The novel is about the tale of a female protagonist in the publishing industry.

26 Nov 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Shekhar Yadav
A modified nation

The book is a collection of essays by scholars, diplomats and NRIs with a sprinkling of unabashed supporters who were Narendra Modi’s campaigners.

26 Nov 2016

Narendra Modi
Book on RSS leader, co-written by Modi, to be released

Gujarati edition of a book on the late RSS leader Lakshmanrao Madhavrao Inamdar, co-authored by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, would be released.

24 Nov 2016

Fantastic Beasts
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Book Review

Rowling's screenplay reveals what the movie fails to 

23 Nov 2016

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Sanskrit teaching should be made more engaging: Britain-based teacher-author

The only way to make Sanskrit popular in India is to teach it in an interesting way, says a Britain-based Sanskrit teacher.

21 Nov 2016

Anonymous 16th-century play was written by Shakespeare: Study
Anonymous 16th-century play was written by Shakespeare: Study

The work builds on analogue methods of scholars who have long suspected the play was a collaboration involving the world's most famous playwright.

20 Nov 2016

Book tastings

Twinkle Khanna Publisher: Juggernaut Price: Rs 299  Pages 233 Sixty-eight-year-old Noni Appa finds herself drawn to a married man. ‘Why do…

19 Nov 2016

File photo, shows a sign outside Google headquarters in Mountain View, California. (File | AP)
Google's exhibition on Indian women tries to show their impact on history

Users can look at online exhibits which capture stories from as early as the 1st century BCE from the Indian Museum in Kolkata.

19 Nov 2016

A painting of a scene from the Mughal era
Times of a Persian princess in Hindustan

Gulbadan’s history (which traces the reigns of Babur and Humayun) was named the Humayunnama.

19 Nov 2016

Uphaar Cinema. | Youtube
The smallest coffins are the heaviest

The book is a tribute to the never-say-die human spirit after the 1997 Uphaar tragedy.

19 Nov 2016

Rabindranath Tagore (centre) with (left to right) daughter Mira,  son Rathindranath, daughter-in-law Pratima, daughter Bela
Travails of Tagore

Tagore’s eternal muse (and sister-in-law) Kadambari and devoted wife, Mrinalini, are both dead.

19 Nov 2016

Author Jeffrey Archer poses for a photograph after speaking to Reuters about his new book
Jeffrey Archer to return to India for 4-day book tour

He has frequently visited India for three consecutive years starting in 2013 to promote the earlier volumes of the book.

18 Nov 2016