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  • Book excerpt | How Sandeep Bakhshi set aside hierarchy and reset ICICI Bank's culture after Chanda Kochhar's exit Jan 09, 2023 09:35 AM IST

    Book excerpt | How Sandeep Bakhshi set aside hierarchy and reset ICICI Bank's culture after Chanda Kochhar's exit

    In calling up bankers four or five rungs junior to him, opening up the executive dining room and sharing credit, Sandeep Bakhshi marks a departure from the usual in many ways.

  • Leadership guru Robin Sharma's 5 must-make New Year resolutions Jan 08, 2023 08:58 PM IST

    Leadership guru Robin Sharma's 5 must-make New Year resolutions

    Don't think of new resolutions every year. Leadership coach Robin Sharma presents an alternative.

  • Book review: This collection of 18 short stories by women looks inward Jan 08, 2023 08:37 PM IST

    Book review: This collection of 18 short stories by women looks inward

    The call for stories for the collection went out in 2019. Then the pandemic hit, and marked the book in many ways.

  • Takeaways from a talk by Sapiens and Unstoppable Us author Yuval Noah Harari Jan 08, 2023 06:53 PM IST

    Takeaways from a talk by Sapiens and Unstoppable Us author Yuval Noah Harari

    At a recent launch of his new book series 'Unstoppable Us', the Israeli historian, professor and author, who's in India for Vipassana, said the purpose of learning history is to liberate ourselves from our fears, illusions and miseries.

  • Book review | The 'Sultan' of Swing's grip was good and so is Wasim Akram's memoir Jan 08, 2023 06:06 PM IST

    Book review | The 'Sultan' of Swing's grip was good and so is Wasim Akram's memoir

    The list of Pakistani individuals Akram had issues with is long, exhaustive and indicative of the kind of forces in play in Pakistan cricket. 'Sultan' is compelling, honest, mostly frank, and leaves you wanting for more.

  • Age of Vice book review: A novel for Kalyug Jan 07, 2023 10:16 AM IST

    Age of Vice book review: A novel for Kalyug

    Deepti Kapoor’s 'Age of Vice' is an ambitious if sprawling thriller that portrays unpleasant Indian realities with verve.

  • 'Age of Vice' author Deepti Kapoor: ‘I picked up on Delhi's aggression, corruption and decadence and dived right into all of it’ Jan 06, 2023 12:49 PM IST

    'Age of Vice' author Deepti Kapoor: ‘I picked up on Delhi's aggression, corruption and decadence and dived right into all of it’

    The former journalist’s new thriller set in Delhi is also being turned into a digital series.

  • Best non-fiction of 2022: Great books that will make you think Jan 01, 2023 05:31 PM IST

    Best non-fiction of 2022: Great books that will make you think

    In a year when people seem extremely wedded to their opinions, great non-fiction still has the power to persuade.

  • Missed these business books in 2022? Read them now Jan 01, 2023 01:59 PM IST

    Missed these business books in 2022? Read them now

    Some books are for the ages.

  • Book review | SV Nathan's 'The Heart of Work' foregrounds lessons personal and professional Jan 01, 2023 12:20 PM IST

    Book review | SV Nathan's 'The Heart of Work' foregrounds lessons personal and professional

    The book underlines the fact that the workplace is not only a place to get things done, it thrives on relationships, mutual respect and kindness.

  • Looking back at a literary year that never was Dec 31, 2022 09:36 AM IST

    Looking back at a literary year that never was

    An imaginary report on a utopian 2022 in the world of books and reading.

  • Yearender 2022 | 5 must-read health and wellness books Dec 31, 2022 04:15 AM IST

    Yearender 2022 | 5 must-read health and wellness books

    From Siddhartha Mukherjee's The Song of the Cell to Bitter-Sweet by Susan Cain, essential reading on health and wellness.

  • 25 most-anticipated Indian book titles of 2023 Dec 29, 2022 04:46 PM IST

    25 most-anticipated Indian book titles of 2023

    From several first-ever English translations to the anthology of stories on friendship and short stories on maladies, here’s a list of an eclectic blend of the most-anticipated titles of 2023.

  • Best nonfiction of 2022: Great books that will make you think Dec 26, 2022 12:41 PM IST

    Best nonfiction of 2022: Great books that will make you think

    The author is even-handed but not starry-eyed. Particularly chilling are her accounts of the “punitive” raids against the indigenous people, expeditions even dissenters were expected to join.

  • 'National-level conversations mask high degree of variation of growth and access at regional level' Dec 25, 2022 12:52 PM IST

    'National-level conversations mask high degree of variation of growth and access at regional level'

    Tata Trusts' Poornima Dore and IIT Bombay Economics Professor K. Narayanan on why businesses pick one region over another, and specialization vs diversification as growth strategy for a region.

  • Barack Obama's favourite books of 2022. The first is... Dec 24, 2022 12:21 PM IST

    Barack Obama's favourite books of 2022. The first is...

    Check out Barack Obama's diverse list for some reading recommendations.

  • A graphic memoir of working in the oil sands of Alberta Dec 24, 2022 09:09 AM IST

    A graphic memoir of working in the oil sands of Alberta

  • The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari author Robin Sharma: 'Nothing fails like success' Dec 18, 2022 06:29 PM IST

    The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari author Robin Sharma: 'Nothing fails like success'

    "From a business point of view, one of the biggest traps is resting on your winning formula. You have to disrupt yourself."

  • Book review | 'Kishore Kumar: The Ultimate Biography' is an in-depth account of the life and work of a true genius Dec 17, 2022 02:30 PM IST

    Book review | 'Kishore Kumar: The Ultimate Biography' is an in-depth account of the life and work of a true genius

    This biography of Kishore Kumar is many things in one: It is a work of exhaustive scholarship, a dizzying mass of trivia, and of course, a labour of love.

  • Why readers should read like writers Dec 17, 2022 08:22 AM IST

    Why readers should read like writers

    Being alert to the elements that go into writing a book makes the experience of reading even more pleasurable.

  • Offended sensibilities and the abuse of power Dec 10, 2022 08:27 AM IST

    Offended sensibilities and the abuse of power

    Aliesa Ganieva’s satirical novel portrays how authoritarian regimes win consent, and the corruption that follows in its wake.

  • RIP 'City of Joy' writer Dominique Lapierre; a look at his career, some of his best-selling books Dec 06, 2022 08:41 PM IST

    RIP 'City of Joy' writer Dominique Lapierre; a look at his career, some of his best-selling books

    French writer Dominique Lapierre, who was celebrated for his novels about the World War II struggle to liberate Paris and depicting a life of hardship in a Kolkata slum, died on December 4 at the age of 91. Born on July 30, 1931, in Chatelaillon, Lapierre has sold about 50 million copies of the six books he wrote in collaboration with the American writer Larry Collins — the most famous being Is Paris Burning?

  • Salman Rushdie releases excerpts of new book 4 months after stabbing Dec 06, 2022 07:34 AM IST

    Salman Rushdie releases excerpts of new book 4 months after stabbing

    The celebrated author, 75, lost his vision in one eye and the use of one hand after he was attacked in New York in August.

  • Book review | 'South vs North': Are north and south India frenemies? Dec 04, 2022 09:13 PM IST

    Book review | 'South vs North': Are north and south India frenemies?

    South India’s resentment for northern states comes from losing control over resources due to population divergence and centralised government, as evinced in Nilakantan RS' new book 'South vs North: India’s Great Divide'.

  • Year-end reading: Mahatma Gandhi's cinematic biography and 4 other books releasing in December Dec 04, 2022 06:07 PM IST

    Year-end reading: Mahatma Gandhi's cinematic biography and 4 other books releasing in December

    There's something for everyone -- history lovers, cooking enthusiasts, horror and thriller aficionados.