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Anil Kapoor along with Reeta Ramamurthy Gupta & Uday Jariwala launches the book
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Anil Kapoor along with Reeta Ramamurthy Gupta & Uday Jariwala launches the book "Sanjeev Kumar - The actor we all love"

One of India’s earliest globally acclaimed actors, Sanjeev Kumar gets his biography, endorsed by PM Narendra Modi.

Book Review |  Brands and the Brain: What can neuroscience teach us about brand building
Arts & Culture

Book Review | Brands and the Brain: What can neuroscience teach us about brand building

Traditional market research does not tell companies enough about human behaviour. They want a more “granular and accurate” picture of customer engagement, effectiveness of marketing interventions, and purchase probability, so they use neuromarketing tools.

Notes on reading Bijal Vachharajani's Savi and the Memory Keeper and reflecting on losing a parent
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Notes on reading Bijal Vachharajani's Savi and the Memory Keeper and reflecting on losing a parent

The book Savi and the Memory Keeper, besides being an ace ecofeminist work of fiction, is a brilliantly told narrative of how children learn to grieve.

Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Kemmu on their new children's book Inni and Bobo Find Each Other: 'Wanted it to be as evocative as possible'
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Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Kemmu on their new children's book Inni and Bobo Find Each Other: 'Wanted it to be as evocative as possible'

Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Kemmu discuss their book Inni And Bobo, pets, parenting style, and something very close to their heart – encouraging the adoption of stray dogs

Amish Tripathi on his new gaming and time travel book set in London, and adapting his Shiva trilogy for three-season OTT series
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Amish Tripathi on his new gaming and time travel book set in London, and adapting his Shiva trilogy for three-season OTT series

"The medium is different so my experience as a writer is bound to be different. With a book, I use words to create images in the minds of my readers but how they visualise also depends on their own imagination. On screen, you get to see only the director’s imagination," says Amish Tripathi.

What on-ground literature festivals like JLF mean to first-time authors: 'Getting your book out finally feels real'
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What on-ground literature festivals like JLF mean to first-time authors: 'Getting your book out finally feels real'

Jaipur Literature Festival this year was all the more special also because it gave several first-time authors, whose books released during the pandemic, the chance to talk about their work.

It's a pet's life: The Book of Dog and Cat People are heartening accounts of fur babies and their pet parents
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It's a pet's life: The Book of Dog and Cat People are heartening accounts of fur babies and their pet parents

In the pages of both books, I found people who laughed at their pets’ silly antics, shed tears when they fell sick, indulged in their every whim, wrote them poetry, and treated them better than they did themselves.

In new book Eden, Devdutt Pattanaik explores Judaism, Christianity, Islam: 'My work is helping people access other people's stories'
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In new book Eden, Devdutt Pattanaik explores Judaism, Christianity, Islam: 'My work is helping people access other people's stories'

In his latest book Eden, Devdutt Pattanaik looks at Judaism, Christianity, and Islam through his unique Indian perspective.

Bollywood of the Wild Wild West days was superb, but I wouldn't want to go back there: Anupama Chopra
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Bollywood of the Wild Wild West days was superb, but I wouldn't want to go back there: Anupama Chopra

Anupama Chopra's new book A Place In My Heart is a capsule of her evolution along with the film industry she reports on — from a cub reporter in the Bollywood of the "Wild Wild West" days to "marrying into the mob," all the while building three major film organisations.

Through 100 objects, Vidya Dehejia's new book makes a case for multiplicity of voices to thrive in India
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Through 100 objects, Vidya Dehejia's new book makes a case for multiplicity of voices to thrive in India

A new book on Indian history is significant at this time because history continues to be a touchy topic in India, and now more so when the idea of a Hindu rashtra has acquired greater currency.

Going There: Katie Couric book tour this fall to be in-person, in theaters
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Going There: Katie Couric book tour this fall to be in-person, in theaters

The tour will be produced by Live Nation, the concert promoter which previously worked on an author event scaled even higher — Michelle Obama’s tour for her 2018 memoir Becoming.

Will be interesting if David Warner writes book on ball-tampering scandal after retirement, says Stuart Broad
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Will be interesting if David Warner writes book on ball-tampering scandal after retirement, says Stuart Broad

"I have seen a couple of comments from David Warner's agent, too, and I think it will be an interesting time when he stops playing for Australia and writes a book," Broad was quoted as saying.

With The Third Pole, Mark Synnott explores the intriguing mystery of Andrew Irvine's Everest expedition
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With The Third Pole, Mark Synnott explores the intriguing mystery of Andrew Irvine's Everest expedition

The book is a good read for newbies to the world of Everest and a refresher for those familiar with its past and present.

'In my heart, I am a gamer': Late president Satoru Iwata’s book outlines vision for Japan’s Nintendo
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'In my heart, I am a gamer': Late president Satoru Iwata’s book outlines vision for Japan’s Nintendo

Throughout the book, Iwata outlines his vision for Nintendo Co, which was to offer entertainment that everyone in the family could enjoy, regardless of age, gender and game playing skills.

In new SH Raza biography, Yashodhara Dalmia humanises the iconic artist's life and work
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In new SH Raza biography, Yashodhara Dalmia humanises the iconic artist's life and work

The biography draws from Dalmia’s long acquaintance with Raza, and her interviews with his colleagues from the Progressive Artists’ Group, such as MF Husain and Krishen Khanna.

Filmmaker Onir inks deal with Penguin Random House; memoir to hit stands in 2022
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Filmmaker Onir inks deal with Penguin Random House; memoir to hit stands in 2022

The book, to be published under Penguin's Viking imprint, will be co-written by Onir and his sister, film editor-screenwriter Irene Dhar Malik.

Read an excerpt from Devashish Makhija's Oonga: 'There are places in this forest where the sunlight cannot reach'
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Read an excerpt from Devashish Makhija's Oonga: 'There are places in this forest where the sunlight cannot reach'

The story is set deep within the conflict of the adivasis, naxalites, the CRPF, and a mining company.

Aliens in Lagos: Nnedi Okorafor's sci-fi novel Lagoon offers a bold new future
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Aliens in Lagos: Nnedi Okorafor's sci-fi novel Lagoon offers a bold new future

Lagoon’s Africanfuturist vision requires a reader who is actively engaged in co-creating the alternative future that the novel is constructing: one in which identities are freed from restrictive thinking that refuses to recognise difference and diversity.