This Dog Barking takes us through Krishnamurti’s journey, and back again, and even highlights the futility of his endeavours.
Amit Chaudhuri talks to The Indian Express about Bombay, intolerance and how his latest book, Friend of My Youth, explores the city through changing times.
Arun Shourie’s remarkable book on the neurological and the mystical is subversive — and an act of tough love.
There is nothing more varied that the bookshelf could offer to its readers this weekend.
Mahatma Gandhi's fifth grandson Arun Gandhi's latest book 'The Gift of Anger' throws light on several important lessons and principles that the author learned from his grandfather.
Every time she writes a book, Nikita Singh tries to flesh out her characters first and then head towards story construction.
In his book, Varshney explored magnificent monuments of Lucknow, recognised as an epitome of arts, culture, sophistication and beauty.
ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival focuses on a range of topics including travel writing, the constitution, PG Wodehouse, the Raj, partition and Lutyen's architecture.
Anne of Green Gables was a great mother, but who was her role model?
Writer-photographer Bill Hayes on coming into his own in New York, his life-affirming relationship with the late neurologist Oliver Sacks and his new book.
In Chauhan's novel, an IAF instructor, Hosannah Carvalho doles out wisdom to his trainees saying, “Aggression and awareness are the keywords to being a good Fighter.
I Allan Sealy’s most ingenious and daring book, though not necessarily his best.
A new anthology highlights why B R Ambedkar continues to challenge and inspire Indian politics.
A boy waits for his father to die in Anees Salim’s funny, moving new novel.
This weekend, read the captivating tale of countless Indians and other Southeast Asian migrant labourers.
On 83rd birthday of Ruskin Bond, filmmaker Bhargav Saikia unveiled the first look of his forthcoming short film The Black Cat.
Ruskin Bond's novels and short-stories hold enough juice to move readers, but even they seem to fall flat when one looks at the illustrious yet sublime life of this gifted writer.
ZEE JLF's The British Library is all set to celebrate the deep cultural ties and exchange between UK-India in 2017.
Ruskin Bond, the bestselling author, pays a soul-stirring tribute to his father in the latest memoir which talks about father-son relations.
Manju Kak’s book, In the Shadow of the Devi: Kumaon, details the life and legacy of those who inhabit the region
US President that Donald Trump will particularly not appreciate British Booker Prize winner Howard Jacobson's latest work.
'Confessions of a Book Lover' offers a window to what one would generally find on Ruskin Bond's bookshelf.
Amish Tripathi's Sita is not only a strong and independent woman, but a warrior as well.
Anees Salim on death as a recurring theme in his narratives, his new book and why with each of his books writing becomes more difficult.
Writer Anuja Chauhan on choosing a male lead for her new novel, reading Chetan Bhagat and why the nationalism debate is equally disparaging for soldiers.
A powerful debut novel that explores dimensions of immigrant struggle and the many ways in which lives can unravel
How different sections of society were seduced by the Hindutva narrative and an elaborate division of labour in its ranks paid off
Delhi comes alive in this fascinating archival work combining history with cartography
Critics across the United States have criticised Ivanka Trump's book "Women Who Workforce," for its narrow approach and elitist outlook.
In his book, Williamson distinguishes between right and wrong both knowledge-wise and morally, what is true and false and knowledge vs belief.
In India, authors, mostly debutantes, are approaching agents because they assure that a manuscript is turned into a book.
This Dog Barking – The Strange Story of UG Krishnamurti (Harper Collins; Rs 599) calls 20th century’s most radical philosopher a “Cosmic Naxalite”.
Dalrymple''s book 'Kohinoor' reveals that Kohinoor was not gifted to the British but they took it away by force from India.
The scrupulous traveller must, therefore, pack several books for the trip — a field guide each for birds and animals, a travel guide and the complete works of Jim Corbett
A sombre chronicle of the steady erasure of local histories and loss of a rich ecosystem that began in colonial times and continues
A story so familiar, would you want to read it?