March 28, 2017 4:30 pm

Titled Women Who Work: Rewriting the Rules for Success, the book is set to hit US book shops on May 2.

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March 26, 2017 6:15 pm

The documents will be up for public display in Hampshire in May as part of the "Mysterious Miss Austen exhibition" at Winchester's Discovery Centre.

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March 26, 2017 12:00 am

Jerry Pinto on his new novel, the crime fiction stories that never get told and the ethical curiosity central to journalism.

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March 26, 2017 12:00 am

Sabyn Javeri’s debut novel tackles some uncomfortable truths around women, power and ambition.

March 26, 2017 12:00 am

Even though they may be losing out to print, ebooks are the future because they archive the time gone by.

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March 25, 2017 4:43 pm

"Lyrics is commissioned work, it is my profession. But poetry is my statement to life. Something that I feel, I know, something that I have acquired from life, that is my statement, my poetry," said Gulzar.

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March 25, 2017 3:25 am

The story arcs of these three characters are, unfortunately, the least interesting.

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March 25, 2017 3:19 am

Architect Hasmukh Patel’s painterly and sculptural treatment of his many public and private commissions has been brought together in a generous book

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March 25, 2017 3:09 am

Jerry Pinto’s foray into crime fiction is a story of rage and sorrow and the slowly ebbing virtues of friendship and empathy

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March 25, 2017 2:55 am

The story of the unlikely romance between Mohammed Ali Jinnah and the young Parsi heiress, Ruttie Petit

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March 24, 2017 3:25 pm

Banker-turned-writer Amish Tripathi's upcoming book narrates the story of Hindu goddess Sita.

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March 24, 2017 3:14 pm

Here's an interesting combination of fiction and non-fiction for this weekend.

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March 23, 2017 6:41 pm

Pakistani author Reema Abbasi on tracing the history of Khwaja Muinuddin Chishti, being called a heathen and the cultural appropriations of Sufism.

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March 22, 2017 12:07 am

Author and historian Swapna Liddle walks through the lanes of Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi, telling stories of war, murder, aspiration and devotion

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March 19, 2017 12:04 am

The joys of giving and not getting.

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March 20, 2017 8:57 pm

He asked the question: what does it mean to be a modern artist in Independent India? He set up the only artist commune in the country. A new book looks at KCS Paniker’s profound influence.

March 18, 2017 2:34 pm

Tripathi, along with Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani will release the title of the new book and share details about it on March 22 on the author's Facebook page.

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March 18, 2017 6:22 am

There’s painfully little writing for children on the lives and cultures of indigenous communities in India.

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March 18, 2017 6:07 am

An elusive, beguiling book on what trees can teach humans

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March 18, 2017 6:02 am

A first-hand account of the capture and killing of Veerappan

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March 18, 2017 6:00 am

What sustains the marketplace for ‘criminal’ politicians? This book has some good answers

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March 18, 2017 12:16 am

As India’s first children’s literature festival, Bookaroo bags award at the London Book Fair, co-founders Swati Roy and Jo Williams talk about their journey.

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March 14, 2017 8:11 pm

A Twitter fan tweeted to JK Rowling asking for a hint of the name of the next Strike novel, and she replied back with a knotty question.

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March 14, 2017 5:06 pm

Jane Austen, the author of novels such as 'Pride and Prejudice' and 'Sense and Sensibility' mysteriously died at the early age of 41.

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March 11, 2017 12:06 am

A former corporate banker (what else but), Vivek Rao’s book is a painfully protracted tale about two brothers who find themselves at the centre of a Pakistani terrorist conspiracy.

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March 11, 2017 12:04 am

A richly detailed reconstruction of the lives of two Mughal nobles illuminates much about the empire and the cultural milieu.

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March 11, 2017 12:06 am

The book stretches credulity, for instance, by placing the improbably named school in the central reserve forest behind Rashtrapati Bhavan.

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March 11, 2017 12:05 am

Lewis met Kahnemann only in 2007, 11 years after Tversky died, and the idea of a book came even later. He confesses to the feeling “that this story did not require a writer as it did a stenographer”.

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March 11, 2017 12:05 am

In the domain of military affairs, the difference between considering and ignoring this art form cruelly determines life and death.

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March 10, 2017 7:58 pm

Famed feminist writer Ambai on finding novel writing difficult, issues with her translators and educating the masses about family and religion.

March 4, 2017 2:36 pm

Mohan Pathak’s biggest strengths are his flair for dialogue and his attention to detail. Unfortunately, these barely come through in the translation and dialogues that might have had a strong impact in Hindi appear stilted.

March 4, 2017 2:40 pm

The writing is wry without being smug, the characters and their badinage engaging without getting stilted and as for the plot, well, let’s leave it at Tripathi gets the ingredients of a desi potboiler just right!

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March 4, 2017 1:14 am

A novel that explores the paradoxical status of women in Tamil society

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March 4, 2017 1:14 am

What separates successive generations of Maoist movements in India?

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March 4, 2017 1:00 am

A racy read on the workings of India’s underground economy

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March 3, 2017 10:43 pm

According to the author, while Jinnah's contemporaries like Mahatma Gandhi have been written about extensively, the Qaid-e-Azam's personal life remained largely under wraps.