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Wednesday, January 22, 2020



Jack Reacher author Lee Child hands over writing duties to his brother

January 19, 2020 12:02 pm

Apparently, Child had been exploring ways to kill the character but owing to the loyal base the character has garnered over the years and the fame it received — prompting Tom Cruise to essay the role in its cinematic adaptation — he decided otherwise.

Because It’s There

January 19, 2020 1:54 pm

Hari Dang’s book, published posthumously, rings with his extraordinary love for the Himalayas

Maneka Gandhi to Namita Gokhale: Authors and books to look forward to in 2020

January 14, 2020 2:14 pm

Here are some of the books you can look forward to reading this year. Click here to check them out.

Elizabeth Wurtzel and the illusion of Gen-X success

January 12, 2020 11:36 am

Elizabeth Lee Wurtzel, an American writer and journalist passed away on January 7. Her confessional memoir, Prozac Nation remains one of her most well known works.

World Book Fair 2020: Why people are glued to books still

January 09, 2020 1:05 pm

Bibliophiles throng the ongoing book fair to celebrate the festival of reading.

10 parenting books of 2019 that answer your questions on raising kids today

December 20, 2019 8:17 am

Parenting books of 2019: These books offer you essential tips on modern parenting and how to raise kids to be responsible adults.

Facing a writer's block? DSC Prize 2019 winner Amitabha Bagchi shares how to overcome it

December 17, 2019 3:13 pm

In this inspiring video, DSC Prize 2019 award winner author Amitabha Bagchi spoke on the importance of turning to other writers and their works.

Sunday Long Reads: How does literature fuel our wanderlust?

December 15, 2019 4:06 pm

How do readers travel the world? Do they go to new places, looking to retrace the adventures of their favourite literary characters? Are their perceptions of those places shaped by their reading? From tracing Goethe’s footsteps in Rome to seeking Octavio Paz in Mexico City, this issue looks at literary journeys and how they fuel our wanderlust. First up, Armistead Maupin’s San Francisco, which, like a declaration of love, allows you to reinvent yourself, no justifications needed

We have to be more cautious in the ways we make sense of others: Malcolm Gladwell

December 08, 2019 7:50 am

Malcolm Gladwell, 56, on empathy, the fallouts of a breakdown in communication and his new book

Not a reader? Do yourself a favour and pick up a book today

December 07, 2019 2:35 pm

The famous Tyrion Lannister has rightly said, "A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone".


Love books? Catch a glimpse of the World Book Fair in New Delhi

January 06, 2018 9:42 pm

The New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF), which has emerged as one of the most significant events in the publishing world, will be held in the Capital during January 6-14 at Pragati Maidan.

Books that created a controversy in 2014

December 29, 2014 3:25 pm

It was an unusual year for publishing as many legal and marketing decisions of publishers snowballed into controversies. (Text: IANS)