Take lessons from former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam to ensure that a better life becomes possible for everyone, know about a liberating new way to tame hunger and more.
Take lessons from former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam to ensure that a better life becomes possible for everyone, know about a liberating new way to tame hunger and more.
Not many know that the state’s commercial hub has a literary heart.
Reassess how you live your life on a day-to-day basis by knowing about genetic research.
Flick through a coffee table book featuring the most admired brands and leaders.
From authors Renuka Narayanan, Rana Safvi and Pamela Hicks.
Two years back, none would have thought that a book on the nuances of the language of the Kerala land would sell like hot cakes, giving best selling works of fiction a run for their money.
This weekend, flip through stories of extraordinary women and their highs and lows, story of four men who look for answers in accordance with their unique disposition and circumstances, and also gain Chanakya's age-old wisdom.
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No one is born great, extraordinary people became what they are because they wanted it to be so.
Wade through a journey from the dangerous heights of Mount Everest to the equally treacherous margins of Europe in the mid-20th century.
Ullekh N. P's book – The Untold Vajpayee - is a much-welcome political biography of the man and to a good extent, of the nation.
Love is not always about the chance meetings and ‘happily ever afters’ – but those beautiful moments when you realize that there is someone you could always fall back on.
This weekend flick through unusual stories about human experiences that have the unique quality of endurance.
Manaveeyam Veedhi, the cultural corridor in the city, will play host to a street book festival from February 8 to 12.
From authors Kapila Vatsyayan, Come Carpentier De Gourdon, Priyanka Sharma Kaintura, Sharat Kumar and R.K. Somany
From authors Sundeep Bhutoria, Chandra K. Bhatt, Nidhi Dalmia, and Aayush.
Enjoy fictional journey into a dual life, post-apocalyptic world and mythology this weekend.
'Standing on an Apple Box' by Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth Dhanush brings you candid incidents from the star kid's life.
Puja Changoiwala, who covered the incidents as they unfolded, recounts in gripping detail the story behind the sensational case of multiple murders that shocked the country
Curl up with some very interesting fictional and non-fictional reads this weekend.
'The Two New Recruits,' is the first of a science fiction series and Rahul has plans to publish five more.
A novice in the field of popular fiction, Dr Neha tells us the story of a research student in north India - Lavanya.
A septuagenarian woman falling in love with a younger man from another community might seem a little too fictitious; but the writer reassures that one is never too old to fall in love, even if it’s with the help of a hearing-aid
Neena interviewed the former Indian Prime Minister during the journey and had stepped off the car to proceed to the venue of the meeting when Dhanu, the suicide bomber, detonated the explosives strapped to her body through a waist belt, instantly killing Rajiv Gandhi
From authors Vineet Bajpai, K.V. Subramaniam, Dheeraj Sharma and Vinita Bakshi.
From readers Carry Morgridge, Sy Montgomery, Jill MacDonald,Fazlur Rahman.
A riveting thriller about realpolitik, 'The Four Patriots' by debutante writer Sumit Agarwal belongs to the genre of speculative fiction.
From authors Ottessa Moshfegh, Madeleine Thien, Mohit Goyal, Rick Riordan, Anita Moorjani and David Slazay.
Aptly titled – ‘Learning How to Fly: Life lessons for the youth’, the book features 18 of Dr Kalam's lectures to students.
From authors Vaibhav Srivastav, Novoneel Chakraborthy, Abheek Barua, Jeet Gian and David Lagercrantz
From authors Vijay Lokapally, Arshia Sattar, Aparna Sinha, Krishna Udayasankar, Pradipta Panda, Sukanya Venkatraghavan.
Read actor Kamalinee Mukherjee's poem about God's Own Country - My Kerala.
An Adolf Hitler biography -- originally thought to have been penned by a German aristocrat -- was in fact written by the dictator himself, a University of Aberdeen historian disclosed.
If you love reading, these books by Mary Higgins Clark, David Baldacci, Daniel Silva, Paulo Coelho and Ryan Holiday could keep you busy this weekend.
The lead lecture at the fest will be by Magsaysay Award winner and Carnatic vocalist T.M. Krishna, who is also the author of "A Southern Music".
After 'The God of Small Things', it's 'The Ministry of Utmost Happiness'.
Has Chetan Bhagat finally succeeded in his attempt at figuring out girls? Read book review of One Indian Girl.
From authors Preety Shenoy, Nicholas Sparks, Karthik Laxman, Shatrujeet Nath, Volga, T. Vijay Kumar and C. Vijayasree
From authors Durjoy Datta, Yuval Noah Harari, Devadutt Pattnaik, Karan Parmanandka, Geronimo Stilton, Peter Wohlleben, Pradip Kishen.
Jairam Ramesh's new book gives an insider’s perspective on the developments that led to what many believe to be one of most controversial decisions in the history of post-independent India.
Most of M P Gopalakrishnan's stories narrate the tales of Malayali men who ditched their caste-prescribed tasks and went in search of 'real jobs' in the flourishing cities of Madras and Bombay armed only with their educational certificates.
From authors Colleen Hoover, Trisha Das, Sophie Hannah, Keigo Higashino, Rhonda Byrne and J K Rowling.
From authors Manish Dubey, Geronimo Stilton, Jojo Moyes, Ruskin Bond, Srijan Pal Singh, Rick Riorden.
From authors Raj Supe, Aravind Adiga, Gunjan Jain, Jeff Kinney, Norman Vincent Peale, Sudeep Nagarkar.
From authors Saurabh Mukerjea, Preeti Shenoy, Keshav Aneel, Geronimo Stilton, Amitav Ghosh and Devadutt Pattanaik.
Onmanorama picks 6 latest good reads which you can read this weekend .
The book - Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - by itself works as a time-turner as we get to revisit some of the situations from earlier in the series.
Shorn of pretensions, there is a brutal honesty about Vakkom S. Bright's short stories, which converse with the reader straight from the heart.
Poignant verses eloped with cute little diagrams have found a world for themselves in the medium of Instagram – all thanks to Allan Harold Rex, a young Keralite.
Divided into 23 chapters, the book traces the growth of Ambrose from the community of Swetes, located inside St John, the capital of Antigua.
'The Outsider' is a remarkably easy read portraying an extraordinary life.
Tavleen Singh gives an insight into what has gone wrong with the political class and governance during the near seven decades after India's independence.
Precious Souls is a moving account of the life stories of children with special needs.
Benyamin’s twin novels dealing with the history and politics of West Asia are being translated into English.
If yoga has broken all barriers in recent times and is bringing more and more people globally into its fold for maintaining health and staying fit, it is something that was bound to happen.
Mary John Williams has strode confidently into the world of books with Aryaveer - The Guardian Of Dakshin Durgh.
Grey, best known for his world exclusive revelations about the CIA's 'extraordinary rendition' programme, seeks to weigh on the state and future of human intelligence.
Fergus Fleming a writer in his own right assembled and annotated a collection of letters from his uncle, Ian Fleming, to his publishers and editors, friends, and readers and admirers.
Anjaly Thomas, Dubai based writer has come out with yet another stellar account of her world travels, this one setting off in Democratic People’s Republic (DPR) Korea simply known as North Korea.
Toms mostly touched upon the social issues through these characters who embodied the middle class life.
She has won hearts with her acting stint in Bollywood and now actress Sunny Leone has taken up a new role in her career, by turning a writer.
On the 400th anniversary of his death, Shakespeare is more popular abroad than in Britain and makes a significant contribution to the United Kingdom's (UK) prosperity and influence.
For William Dalrymple, the author of books like - 'City of Djiins,' 'In Xanadu' and 'White Mughals,' writing is an intellectual art while photography is emotional.
Travel writer Anjaly Thomas tells Onmanorama about her visit to Kim Jong-Un's North Korea.
While acknowledging Hillary's calibre and achievements, Blumenthal is not shy of citing the many controversies and scandals that have been a part of her life.
Kerala Governor P Sathasivam launched a website featuring women writers from the state to mark the International Women's day.
The Memoirs of a Neonatologist talks of the life Dr. Elizabeth John, a native of Mallappally who went on to becoming a pioneer in the area of new-born care.
Actor Emraan Hashmi, who has penned his struggle around his son Ayan's cancer treatment, will launch the cover of his book on March 20.
Gripping, entertaining yet light – Vani successfully depicts the hardships of an IT workoholic who faces tough times when his company decided to cut costs.
Whether it is in the freshness in the subjects chosen or how the story unravels, the author in Kanishk Tharoor has been able to stamp his authority in style.
This book is the culmination of six years of travelling between China, Pakistan, Afghanistan, India and the United States - assessing the reliability of various sources against real-life events.
Akbar Kakkattil considered teaching as a means of self expression.
Reading 'Architecture of Flesh', an anthology of poems by Ra Sh.
Kanan Devi was among those who not only made the transition from silent movies to 'talkies' but saw their careers further augmented.
The play, based on an idea by author J.K. Rowling, is set 19 years after "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
Here and Now offers photographic portraits and personal stories of 38 people - of all ages and from all walks of life - who have confronted cancer at some point in their lives.
Intricate adult colouring books are the latest lifestyle craze to grip the United States, generating millions of fans, booming sales and libraries falling over themselves to host workshops
The book is more than a rare account of a prolific and multi-facetted character actor.
Bollywood actress Divya Dutta said that she is planning to write a book on the life of her mother, Nalini.
Kannan's latest book 'Kaattil njan kadanna murikal' is a collection of 500 poems – in a sense, mark a specific period of Malayalam poetry that keeps on evolving.
Canadian writer Margaret Atwood who is known for foraying into less explored genres of historical, speculative and dystopian fiction, said that she wouldn't take a shot at realms of fantasy and romance.
Bestselling author John Grisham explores the unique working style of rogue lawyer Sebastian Rudd in his new legal thriller.
Do you know where does noted author Ruskin Bond get his story ideas from? Read more.
Onmanorama lists out a few new titles that let you into the female mind for some time.
Bhisham Sahni was not only a gifted Indian writer but, in his own way, exemplified an idea of India at its most inclusive and tolerant - and empathetic.
Check out the assorted fare the we have to offer this weekend.
This book takes us through the journey of the man from a self-driven school boy to the chief executive of search engine giant Google, a position he assumed last August.
Ratika Kapur gives us the engagingly dramatic story of one such woman who conscientiously fulfills all her responsibilities but has her unconscious inklings towards some time of life for herself.
Veteran journalist B.G. Verghese, who died on December 30, 2014, raises a few questions regarding Pakistan's relationship with India in his last book.
'Guilt Free Vegan Cookbook: Oil, Sugar, Gluten and Dairy Free Vegetarian Recipes' shows the way to a healthier lifestyle.
‘Ente Bobanum Moliyum’, an autobiography of cartoonist Toms who enthralled several thousand Malayali readers was released by cine actor Mamootty.
'For King And Another Country' takes an intimate look at the lives of the soldiers that partook in the First World War from the Allies' side.
The book is not only a meticulously-researched history of Mumbai's criminal empires but also an account of their transformation into international entities.
Penned by one of America's most prominent writers, Clement Clarke Moore, The night before has had a massive impact on the history of Christmas gift giving.
It is Christmas time. While the whole world rejoices and spreads the message of love, peace and joy, the money-minded Ebnezer Scrooge chooses to act otherwise. But one fine night, Scrooge faces a most unexpected group of guests. He was visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, Christmas present and
New Delhi: Legendary author Ruskin Bond said that writing for children is not an easy task as one has to get their attention from the first page itself.At a lecture held here, the 81-year-old also shared memories spanning 65 years of his writing of beautiful mountains, unrequited love, ghosts and
Christmas is all about the season of peace, love and joy. However, no kid can imagine Christmas without the ever popular man in the red jacket a.k.a Santa Claus. His trips across the world on his sleigh, pulled by Rudolph – the red nose reindeer and the rest of the herd, is famous. Children wait
Title: Menaka's Choice; Author: Kavita Kane; Publisher: Rupa Publications; Pages: 290; Price: Rs.295Forever young and beguilingly beautiful, capable of swaying gods, men and demons alike from their resolve, they are the Hindu pantheon's most alluring and mysterious characters, but
Title: Juggernaut; Author: Akbar Agha; Publisher: 4 Hours Books (Tara Press); Pages: 253; Price: Rs.250It is among the world's greatest fears - Pakistan's nuclear weapons slipping into hands of jihadis, or command over them with someone who shares their outlook. The country's
All set for the weekend? Check out the bucket list for the weekend ahead:1. Book: A Space of Odyssey Author: Yashvardhan Shukla; Publisher: The Readers Paradise; Pages: 314; Price: Rs.250Two years after his first book, "The Gods of Antarctica," 15-year-old Yashvardhan Shukla has
Title: Shades of Difference - Selected Writings of Rabindranath Tagore; Edited by: Radha Chakravarty; Publisher: Social Science Press and 9.9 Media; Pages: 291; Price: Rs.850Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore's work in diverse genres has always attracted and fascinated authors and
Washington: Indian-origin author Priya Parmar's historical novel "Vanessa and Her Sister," has been included in the New York Times' 100 Notable Books of 2015.Described as "A novel of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell, constructed around an invented diary and letters," the publication called it a
Wondering what book would be ideal for the weekend? Here is our list:1. Book: Of Marriageable Age; Author: Sharon Maas; Publisher: FingerPrint; Pages: 520; Price: Rs.350This is a tale of three protagonists and a story of their forbidden love spanning three continents and three
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday received the first copy of the English translation of 'The Eighth Ring', the autobiography of former Malayala Manorama Chief Editor late K.M. Mathew.Malayala Manorama Chief Editor Mammen Mathew handed over the first copy of 'The Eighth Ring' to the
New Delhi: Michelin-starred chef Vikas Khanna has served up his second storybook for children, in the form of "The Milk Moustache", a tale of goodwill and friendship.The book's story is about children of the village who one day refuse to drink milk, which makes Kali the cow very sad. It is up to
Title: Smita Patil: A Brief Incandescence; Author: Maithili Rao; Publisher: Harper Collins; Pages: 348; Price: Rs.450As Shyam Benegal's iconic "Manthan" was being shot in a village near Gujarat's Rajkot, a big crowd came from the city to see the Bollywood actors, but none of them
Title: Kalkatta; Author: Kunal Basu; Publisher: Picador India; Pages: 314; Price: Rs.599To realise his aspiration of becoming a pure "Kalkatta-wallah," the protagonist of this tale of a fervent, pervading desire for belonging and acceptance is advised to follow four key rules -
More and more Bollywood celebrities are taking to penning books with Sonali Bendre Behl the latest to join the league with a book on parenting tips.Several Bollywood actors have recently come out with books or are planning to do so in the near future - among them being Anu Aggarwal, Twinkle Khanna,
Title: Written by Salim-Javed - The Story of Hindi Cinema's Greatest Screenwriters; Author: Diptakirti Chaudhuri; Publisher: Penguin Books India; Pages: 361; Price: Rs.399Their first idea was a love story of a widower and a single mother - and had the unprecedented device of the
Nearly 47 years after her demise, Enid Blyton continues to be one of the most favourite authors of children's literature. Here are the top five series for children penned by Blyton:The Famous Five series: The Famous Five are a group of four children who, together with Timmy the
Title: Indian Family Business Mantras; Authors: Peter Leach and Tatwamasi Dixit; Publisher: Rupa; Pages: 252; Price: Rs.595True to its title, the book summarises the spirit of Indian family businesses. It has not only captured the positive side of family-run business but also
A new biography of Hitler by a prominent German historian is likely to stir controversy with its argument that the Nazi leader's political acumen has been underestimated and that the belief in his hypnotic grip over Germans is inflated.Peter Longerich's "Hitler," to be published on Monday, is a
Sorayya Khan begins her third novel in Islamabad in July 1977, as 11-year-old Aliya Shah, the third and youngest child of a senior Pakistani bureaucrat and a Dutch mother, who comes to know that Army Chief Gen. Zia-ul-Haq has overthrown Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto.The effects of the regime
American author-illustrator Jeff Kinney has come out with the tenth book of the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series in which main character Greg Heffley starts a new school year and faces a challenge he never could’ve imagined.In "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School", Kinney brings the series back to its
For poet Vikram Seth, "bright darkness" offers comfort and "dark daylight" is a friend. In "Summer Requiem," his latest published book Seth's eloquence meanders across time, seasons and countries to present observations of a world that both "gifts and harms."Written over a period of two decades,
Author: Shadab Amjad Khan; Publisher: Penguin India; Pages: 256; Price: Rs.250It is an eerie, dark night in a deserted studio on the outskirts of Mumbai. Bollywood's leading director Nikhil Kapoor was reported to have died of a powerful electric shock. Across the city, in an
Kochi: Actor Jayaram has joined the league of writers and launched 'Aalkoottathil Oraanappokkam' authored by himself and published by Manorama Books. Kuttappan, a long-time mahout of Jayaram's tusker received the first copy of the book.Launching the book actor Mammootty said that true talents are
Title: The Sepoy; Author: Edmund Candler; Publisher: Life Span Publishers and Distributors; Pages: 139; Price:Rs.450It was a splendid device of the British Raj to safeguard the 'Jewel in the Crown' as well as to serve imperial interests overseas. The 'Martial Races' concept well
Late president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was a tad cautious about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' campaign saying though it's "quite ambitious", it has to be ensured that India does not become the low-cost, low-value assembly line of the world.On Digital India, he felt it has the potential
Author: Zelda la Grange; Publisher: Penguin Random House UK; Pages: 373; Price: Rs.599If someone thought they were going to be vouchsafed some secret when Nelson Mandela indicated that he wanted to have a "private discussion" with them, they would be left disappointed. Sometimes
Mumbai: A book unfolding the pages of the struggle and hardship of Emraan Hashmi with son Ayan's cancer treatment will soon find its way onto the stalls. The actor says the “last two years” have been the most trying phase of his life and have made him wiser, adding that he is eager to share his
The work was a result of a collaboration between Maya Dayal, the daughter of Khushwant Singh and Suddhasattwa Basu.
New Delhi: The life story of Rekha Kalindi from Purilia in West Bengal, who became a hero when she stood up against child marriage as an 11 year-old and fought for her right to study further, is now out in the form of a book.Titled 'The Strength To Say No', the book has been translated by Sarah
New Delhi: In a unique initiative that may change the way India reads, books would soon be available to nearly 200 million smartphone users at the tap of their devices. 'Juggernaut', the new venture of Chiki Sarkar, former publisher at Penguin Random House India, launched recently, will be powered
Title: 1965-Stories From The Second Indo-Pak WarAuthor: Rachna Bisht RawatPublisher: Penguin Books IndiaPages: 189Price: Rs 299When Pakistan launched a full-scale war against India in 1965 and prime minister Lal
London: JK Rowling, the author of the popular Harry Potter series, has shocked and devastated the Harry Potter fandom by admitting that everyone has been pronouncing the main antagonist Voldemort's name incorrectly.The 50-year-old author shared the news with her 5.46 million Twitter followers that
Mumbai: Actress Shilpa Shetty says she has finished writing her book on nutrition, and that it will release in November."Amongst all the things that I multi-task with, I've already finished and completed my book on nutrition and it should be releasing very soon in November," Shilpa said here on
Washington: Indian-American Pulitzer Prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri's second novel 'The Lowland' is among the six books which are part of the summer reading list of US President Barack Obama. Obama is currently on a summer vacation along with his family in Martha's Vineyard - an island in
P.S. Jishnu, who is in his eighth standard, wants to dedicate his poem collection to his mother. Christened 'Snehathanal', the collection is to be published at a function at Perumbavoor Koovappady Kunnummel Higher Secondary School. The collection has about 36 poems. The collection is to be
'I am a lazy writer. I write only two pages a day and I love to sleep. The number of books is accumulated over the years,' said Ruskin Bond.
'Ouija Board', by debutant Akhil P. Dharmajan which is believed to be the first in India to be published after being serialised on Facebook will be released at a function to be held at a public crematorium on Sunday. Excerpts from an interaction with its young author.He was so passionate about
'Making India Awesome' is set to be released on August 19, according to his publisher Rupa Publications.
Title: The Raj at War: A People's History of India's Second World War;Author: Yasmin Khan; Publisher: Vintage/Random House India;Pages:433; Price: Rs.699Moving to London in 1936, Anand Swaroop Mohan, my mother's
"I dream my stories before I write them. So writing a story is like the continuation of a dream for me."Maxin James the novelist has just made his presence known. His debut English novel, "A Monk and His Girlfriend", tells the story of Karthik, a young monk who leaves the solitary heights of
New York: Excitement soared with the publication Tuesday of Harper Lee's eagerly awaited, but controversial second novel as her lawyer hinted the reclusive 89-year-old may have written a third book.The global release of 'Go Set a Watchman' is one of the biggest literary events in years. Thanks to
New Delhi: Genius ideas often strike at random times and this held true for Rahul Dev Burman who seemed to have a penchant for composing some evergreen classics of the Hindi film music while travelling. It was during a flight from Bombay to Delhi with the then reigning superstar Rajesh Khanna that
New York: "Go Set a Watchman," the much-anticipated second novel by "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee, is the most pre-ordered print title on Amazon.com since the last book in the "Harry Potter" series, Amazon said on Thursday.The online retailer said the novel, to be published on July 14,
New Delhi: Novelist R K Narayan was fond of scented areca nut and the strictly vegetarian author fussed over food labels and ate the 'cleansing' curd rice during his stint in the US as a Rockfeller Fellow. Charming tidbits about the author of iconic stories like "The Guide" and "Malgudi Days" can
New Delhi: Eleven noted authors have been roped in to mentor aspiring writers in a programme, which is based on a contest format, with winners getting a chance to publish their stories.Under the 'Write India' campaign launched here recently, a preview of the Delhi Literature Festival scheduled for
Title: Mantras for Success; Author: Shiv Malik; Publisher: Konark Publishers; Pages: 286; Price: Rs 295Title: Feeling at East with Yourself; Author: Rajiv Parti; Publisher: Konark Publishers; Pages: 218; Price: Rs 295"Know the purpose of your life and identify the
After working on fitness DVDs, Bollywood actress and fitness enthusiast Shilpa Shetty is now writing a book on heath and nutrition to emphasise the importance of Indian food."I'm penning a book on health and nutrition. I really have been passionate about making people aware of nutrition because
The world's largest book, a giant atlas weighing 150 kg, has been put on display at the State Library here, media reported on Friday.The book will be on display for one month starting on Friday. The atlas, Earth Platinum, measures 1.8 metres by 2.7 metres, ABC reported.There are only 31 copies of
Finding inner peace seems to be the flavour of the season whether its through yoga or Vipasana. And thus a book on finding peace is a worth read. Book: Finding Peace- An Oriental QuestAuthor: Koushiki ChoudhuryPublisher:
In the 1950s, whenever Bollywood stars Raj Kapoor and Nargis visited the Regal, one of the oldest cinemas in Connaught Place here, they used to occupy a particular set of seats, says the theatre's 73-year-old manager. Movie trivia like this make up the recent book Delhi: 4 Shows: Talkies of the
C.P. Surendran's eclectic trysts with words made him traverse the realms of journalism, script writing, novels and poetry in varying degrees. And in India's big cities of Mumbai and Delhi. But it was in Kerala, his native place, that the idea of Hadal germinated from a real-life sham –
E.L. James, author of 'Fifty Shades of Grey', said she wrote the sequel in response to fans who have been asking for Christian's point of view.
Book: The End of PowerAuthor: Moisés NaímPublisher: Basic Books, 2014Power is shifting: From West to East and North to South, from presidential palaces to public squares, from once formidable corporate behemoths to nimble startups and, slowly but
The shock and awe of Narendra Modi’s victory over the Congress may not be too hot to read about any more – as the share market lingo goes, it has already been priced in and what lies ahead matters more. Still, understanding the nuts and bolts of the presidential style campaign that the BJP under
Decoding arrested radical Left leader Roopesh's lesser known face – He is the author of a book aptly titled 'Maoist'.
A complex theme is boiled down to a compact story in 'The Tycoon who Kidnapped Me'.
To cuddle in with a hot, steaming cup of coffee while cradling the slightly browned yet crispy pages of a tale is so descriptive that you feel you are 'Alice in Wonderland' everyday.
Simple mathematical rules, according to the author, can be of great use in life and love.
For the first time, Dharamvir Bhartati's classic novel "Gunaho Ka Devta"has been translated into English.
Here is a list of books that you could consider reading this week.
“It is difficult to judge a writer, but easy to see the sincerity with which she expresses herself.”
A long-lost Sherlock Holmes story written by Arthur Conan Doyle for a fundraiser has been unearthed after lying in an attic for almost 50 years.
The 'book', best suited for seasoned couch potatoes, gives you a chance to play a match sitting where you are.
Here we bring you top five books of 2014 that have stolen, broken, mended and melted our hearts.
This reader-friendly essential guide is full of facts, statistics and details spanning the 40 years of the World Cup and its memorable matches and players.
The books seek to explain his work in quantum mechanics, quantum electrodynamics for which he received the Nobel Prize in 1965.
Author Chetan Bhagat said he will soon pen a novel, which would centre around women as he feels that they have not been able to get the pride of the place they deserve.
Pulitzer Prize winning author Jhumpa Lahiri won the DSC Prize for South Asian fiction on Thursday.
Virender Kapoor and Tara Sethi-Anjana Narayan give us an insight into how Gandhi became an icon.
The author, one of India's most original thinkers, remained keenly engaged all his life with the nature of belief and faith.
A young poet sets sail on a voyage of self-discovery and unveils to the world ‘The Unlabelled Happy Woman’ in her.
This book takes forward the story of the author's first book in which he recounted his experiences in the corridors of power in Delhi.
FitzGerald has been criticised for not maintaining fidelity to the original's letter and spirit.
Apart from Marathi, the book will be published in other Indian languages including Hindi, Malayalam, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil and Gujarati.
Here are a few books that could tickle the minds of the voracious reader in you.
Works of five Indian-American and one Indian author figure among 100 Notable Books of 2014 selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.
Atul Gawande, the doctor author with a list of books that have been runaway successes, is out with one that looks set to be his best so far.
Traditional, yet modern, resilient and capable of enduring all odds -- are the women from North East as portrayed by Assam's prolific writer Indrani Raimedhi in her latest book.
"My book talks about my entire journey from getting into theatre to struggles, hardships, love, family, and friends", says Shah.
Here is what the bookshelf has to offer to you this weekend.
B.V. Kumar's second revised edition of his earlier book, The Darker Side of Black Money, delves deep into the world of financial secrecy.
The part memoir narrates the story of how one man worked for a global giant from his village in Kerala.
Narendra Modi is like Indira Gandhi in leadership style, and he has also instilled a sense of fear in his cabinet colleagues, a book by veteran journalist and well known television anchor Rajdeep Sardesai says.
The award carries a cash prize of Rs 1,00,001, a citation and a plaque.
Having chosen a story that intersperses between facts and imagination, Singh admits her greatest nightmare is to 'get her facts wrong'.
A tribute to Vayalar Ramavarma, the luminous revolutionary poet and arguably Malayalam’s greatest lyricist, on his 39thdeath anniversary.
Chetan Bhagat hopes the translated series of his book 'Half Girlfriend,' published in the Manorama Weekly would draw more people towards books and reading.
Ten short stories written by eminent Malayalam writer Sethu have been translated into English.
Anxiety, depression and child sexual abuse, along with a regular dose of crime thrillers are the themes we have for our readers this weekend. Take a look.
Ayyappan was born in one October and flew the flag of anarchistic life in Malayalam poetry and who went to sleep forever in another October.
Chetan Bhagat's latest novel 'Half Girlfriend' will soon be serialised in Manorama weekly and can be read in Malayalam from October 23.
J.K. Rowling has confirmed that "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," a spinoff of her "Harry Potter" series, will be brought to the big screen via a trilogy.
"A Guest for Arundhati and other stories", published by Palimpsest, has English translations of 10 Malayalam short stories written by Sethu.
In order to help students achieve their dream, Harbus, the News Corporation of the Harvard Business School, has come up with The unofficial Harvard Business School Interview Guide.
There is a looming Bollywood movie all over Half Girlfriend, Chetan Bhagat’s new offering that has been obviously written with a blockbuster movie in mind.
Set against the backdrop of time, Dinesh Prasad's book is a collection of novellas and short stories about love that sears and consumes, elevates and devastates.
Anecdotes from the life of Bhasi, who represented an era in Malayalam cinema, have been compiled in the book written by his younger brother K Padmanabhan Nair.
A book explores birds, animals and plant species adding a fresh perspective to Delhi whereas another book examines the changing trajectory of Indian policy towards Afghanistan. Take a look.
This is a serious book written lucidly, a commentary on all that is wrong with India's prison and judicial system that is so often brazenly biased against the poor.
The report found that despite their embrace of technology, 62 per cent of US millennials said there was a lot of useful, important information that is not available on the internet.
The book explores India's economic growth and social change through popular Hindi cinema.
London: Kolkata-born British author Neel Mukherjee's latest novel The Lives of Others, set in troubled Bengal of the 1960s and centres around a dysfunctional family, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Booker Prize 2014, in its debut as a global literary award. Mukherjee, who studied at Oxford
Title: Noon Tide Toll; Author: Romesh Gunesekera; Publisher: Penguin Books: Pages: 237; Price: Rs.299How does Sri Lanka fare after the end of a quarter century of ethnic conflict? Vasantha ferries visitors all around the island in a van bought with savings after retiring early. The
New York: Musician Bruce Springsteen is set to publish his first children's book Nov 4.The book, titled "Outlaw Pete", is based on his same-named song and with illustrations by Frank Caruso. Springsteen, 65, thus joins Madonna and Keith Richards, along with members of The Beatles, who have
After her hugely successful, “The Diary of a Social Butterfly,” which came out in 2008, Moni Mohsin followed it up with Tender Hooks in 2011. Now, she brings us The Return of the Butterfly, which is a dazzling description of today's Pakistani society.Mohsin's Butterfly is “sophisty, smart and
New Delhi:Seeing strange spellings of some Hindi television soaps, writer Altaf Tyrewala coined a new term 'Engglishhh', which he says is an antidote to the world's most inauspiciously spelled language. Compiled by a team of 17 numerologists after years of fevered calculations, Engglishhh contains
What do James Joyce, Vladimir Nabokov, H.H. Munro 'Saki,' Salvador Dali, John Lennon, Pink Floyd, Jefferson Airplane, Aerosmith, Walt Disney and Tim Burton have in common? Some of their most famous creations have been inspired by characters of a supremely enduring work of literature with an
New Delhi: Mao Zedong may have clandestinely backed the Naxalite movement but the Chinese revolutionary leader told Indian Maoists in the late 1960s not to blindly copy the tactics that brought him to power.According to IANS, Mao Zedong's advice was given to a four-member delegation of Maoists when
An India-born former World Bank staff member turned poet and novelist has penned a new English translation of famous Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib's works to meaningfully engage American readers.Gopi Chand Narang, leading literary critic and former President of Sahitya Akademi, released the book titled
Odense: Indian-born British author Salman Rushdie received Sunday a literary award named after Denmark's famous poet and fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen.The HC Andersen Literature Award was presented by Danish Crown Princess Mary at the Concert Hall of Odense, which is Denmark's third
Madrid: US publisher DC Comics Wednesday celebrated "Batman Day" with a free special edition, coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the dark knight's first appearance.A special issue of "Detective Comic #27", updated by Chip Kidd and Brad Melzer, would be handed free to Batman fans in specialised
Reuters: "Comic book superhero character Thor, who first appeared in 1962 and is based on Norse the hammer-wielding god, will now be a woman" publisher Marvel Comics said on Tuesday.The publisher said the female Thor is an effort to bring new readers and to appeal to women and girls, whom Marvel