Books News

Rage Done Right

An American treatise on the right kind of emotions that are needed to push back against the injustice of the times

Shades of Desire

An engaging account that goes beyond sex and sexuality to explore desire in the contemporary Indian social order

There is a stellar line-up of women speakers at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2019

The famous ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival recently announced the first list of speakers for its 12th edition, which is set to take place from January 24-28 at the Diggi Palace Hotel in Jaipur next year.

‘Toxic’ is Oxford Dictionaries’ Word of the Year

Oxford Dictionaries said on its website Thursday that its research showed that this year more than ever, people have been using 'toxic' to describe a vast array of things, situations, concerns and events.

What happens when a solitude loving person marries an outgoing family woman? Michelle Obama reveals in her memoir

In her memoir, Becoming, Michelle Obama has shed light on her private life, her equation with her husband Barack Obama and has also voiced her opinion on the current President Donald Trump.

National Book Awards 2018: Here are the best books of the year

Apart from Translated Literature category, the panel bestowed honours to books in the categories of Young People's Literature, Poetry, Non - fiction, and Fiction.

DSC Prize 2018 shortlist announced: Mohsin Hamid, Kamila Shamsie make it to the list

The longlist was announced on October 10 and on November 14 the shortlist was announced. The final award will be announced at the Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet which would take place in Kolkata between Jan 22 and Jan 27, 2019.

Notes of a Dream: Here’s what happened on the night AR Rahman won an Oscar

From being compelled to shoulder the responsibilities of his household at a tender age to walking upto the stage and collecting an Oscar in 2011, Rahman's story was waiting to be told.

RIP Stan Lee: Lesser-known facts about the legendary Marvel comics creator 

Stan Lee was declared dead at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on November 12. As the top writer at Marvel Comics and later as its publisher, Lee was widely considered the architect of the contemporary comic book.

The legendary creator of Marvel comics Stan lee, passes away at 95

As a writer and editor, Lee was key to the ascension of Marvel into a comic book titan in the 1960s when in collaboration with others he created superheroes who would enthrall generations of young readers.

The Revolutionary Ride book review: The Price of Happiness

Next to him is Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, who, unlike Khomeini, smiles shyly and offers Pryce a cuddly “Father Christmas” look — which is a respite, and the beginning of all good things.

How We Got Here

Bilateral relations between India and the US under two leaders with very different styles of operation


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