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BOOKS NEWS

Punjab: Three authors booked for ‘distortion’ of Sikh history

May 14, 2022 10:12 pm

Those booked were identified as Manjit Singh Sodhi, the writer of Modern ABC of History of Punjab; author Mahinderpal Kaur and MS Mann, the writer of History Punjab.

The Reading Room: 5 therapists on books they recommend to their clients

May 14, 2022 7:17 pm

Every fortnight, we pick, you read. This time, we asked five therapists about the books they recommend to their clients to help them better understand their mental health journeys

Nature comes alive in two books for pre-tweens by writers Bijal Vachcharajani and Akshay Manwani

May 09, 2022 7:46 pm

Of loss and grief and a showdown between right and wrong -- books on nature that fuel the imagination and feed curiosity

Picture Book Beats: 'When You Look Up' is a powerful, brilliant book about discovering ourselves through and in stories

May 02, 2022 5:52 pm

It’s a book about being an unafraid reader. What I ‘took away’ from it would be very different from what you may see in it. Remember, it is a book without a blurb, right?

Adrian Matejka will be first Black editor of Poetry magazine

May 01, 2022 4:51 pm

“I couldn’t be more humbled or excited to be the new editor of Poetry," Matejka, 50, said in a statement.

How books keep us company on armchair travel and physical journeys

April 29, 2022 7:31 pm

In uncertain times, travelling into the well-worn pages of old favourites can be as rewarding — and unexpected — as sojourns into destinations old and new

English translation of Sahitya Akademi winner 'Rohzin' to release next month

April 29, 2022 7:52 pm

The novel's protagonist, Asrar, comes to Mumbai, and through his eyes, the author describes the hitherto-unknown aspects of Mumbai -- unseen colours and secrets of the city's underbelly. It is also the story of two lovers Asrar and Hina, which begins abruptly and ends tragically

The Reading Room: 7 experts on the books they wish people read more to understand India’s caste history and politics

May 01, 2022 10:07 am

From BR Ambedkar’s Annihilation of Caste to Gita Ramaswamy’s memoir, a range of books explore the realities of Dalit marginalisation

Who are India's science girls and are you afraid of the letter Z? Read and find out

April 24, 2022 7:55 pm

A trip to Ladakh, trying to manage without the letter 'z', and learning the job of a cytogeneticist -- books that fuel the imagination and feed curiosity

World Book and Copyright Day 2022: History, significance, theme and quotes

April 23, 2022 10:05 am

World Book and Copyright Day 2022: UNESCO notes that "storytelling is an incredibly effective tool when it comes to educating younger generations"

BOOKS PHOTOS

Holiday reading: Barack Obama shares his favourite books of 2021

December 18, 2021 2:55 pm

Barack Obama has released a list of his most favourite reads of 2021

Revisiting Saleem Kidwai's rich legacy as an author and translator

August 30, 2021 4:19 pm

Noted historian, author and gay rights activist passed away today at his Lucknow residence. Let's take a look at the books penned by the literary maestro

Before Prince Harry's memoir, here are some other celebs who wrote theirs

August 17, 2021 6:24 pm

We take you through a list of books penned by some of Hollywood's most celebrated faces.

Kazuo Ishiguro’s new novel to be out in March: Here are some of his most enduring works

March 05, 2021 1:28 pm

Check out his most celebrated works.

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)

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