'Leaders, Politicians and Citizens' is a collection of short biographical sketches of 50 politicians and people in public life who have influenced the politics of post-Independence India.
World Bank economist Shrayana Bhattacharya on placing a copy of her book 'Desperately Seeking Shah Rukh' in Shah Rukh Khan's home library, her book and the economics of fandom.
While Akwaeke Emezi’s book is mostly an inward narrative, Kazim Ali’s an adventurous ride. But they both amount to the same conclusion: “Places do not belong to us. We belong to them.”
In her debut novel, author Harini Nagendra gives us a female protagonist who breaks gender and caste stereotypes even as she give us an unputdownable murder mystery set in 1920s Bengaluru.
Abhinav Chandrachud met Soli Sorabjee at the latter's south Delhi home in May 2018. The book, an authorised biography, grew from interviews that Chandrachud recorded then.
Geoff Dyer’s new book is a sustained meditation on the later careers of artists and athletes, as well as his own circumstances.
Friday (April 29, 2022) was Irrfan Khan’s second death anniversary. A memoir by one of his directors, Anup Singh, brings alive what really made him the actor and man that he was.
New fiction by Emily St. John Mandel, Jennifer Egan and Sequoia Nagamatsu connects the past, present and future to explore what it’s like to be a human being today.
Cooking the books, banking deceits, Ponzi schemes... 'Corporate Frauds' delves into why rich people commit fraud and how some of the biggest cases have changed the way India does business.
In their new book, scientists Morten Christiansen and Nick Chater put forward the intriguing argument that origins of language lie in cultural improvisation and human imagination.
World Book Day 2022: UNESCO, in its message to mark the day, said that there is even greater need to cherish books --symbols of hope -- in uncertain times.
The survival of that huge nationwide network of bookstores in Spain, where readership levels are not particularly high, is “one of the great paradoxes of this country, but I think we’re living in a kind of book bubble,” said Victor López-Bachiller, who owns a bookstore in Urueña.
Harvard Business School professors Geoffrey Jones and Tarun Khanna say yes, and no.
Claudia Piñeiro’s ‘Elena Knows’, shortlisted for the 2022 International Booker Prize, takes a searching look at some social problems in Argentina today.
"While Rivigo transformed how companies move consumer goods and other products around India, redBus refashioned the way people moved around the country."
"All cheaper and affordable products or services do not necessarily imply recourse to frugal technology... In the case of frugal innovation, there is no compromise on technological parameters."
Previously won by Simone de Beauvoir, Marcel Proust and André Malraux, the Goncourt Prize is known for making the winning book a commercial success. The French literature prize has now been instituted in India, too.
There's an old-world charm that the book breathes through its pages. It is, however, a charm that exclusively centres on G. Vishwanath the cricketer.
In a world where women, by and large, don’t write their biographies for the fear of being judged, let's doff our hat to 'Indomitable'.
A decidedly unserious re-reading of the English humourist shows how his work contains several subversive messages.
The poems in 'Annus Horibilis' - Avinab Datta-Areng's first poetry collection - deal with subjects like mental health, drug use, relationships, and family.
A review of Neel Patel’s debut novel ‘Tell Me How to Be’.
"Through Rahul Bajaj's rich and fascinating life, the book also captures the story of an evolving India over several decades."
Yasmin Cordery Khan’s 'Edgware Road' deals with a quest for identity and shady goings-on at the erstwhile Bank of Commerce and Credit International.