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Sep 20, 2019
From Nir Eyal's Indistractable: Amid technological distractions, a blueprint for reclaiming controlGuiding readers through tackling the disruptive distractions one suffers in the face of rapidly growing technology, Nir Eyal's new book Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life presents ways of taking back control of one's life.
Sep 13, 2019
Of Ponnani, a temple town, and the Canoli Canal that divided it in two: Artist Namboodiri remembersSketches: The Memoir of an Artist is the intimate memoir of renowned artist KM Vasudevan Namboodiri. The book is interspersed with his sketches and translated into English by Gita Krishnankutty.
Aug 20, 2019
Book excerpt: Vaibhav Purandare's Savarkar biography is a timely exploration of Hindutva ideology founder's lifeVaibhav Purandare's Savarkar: The True Story of the Father of Hindutva is a thorough study of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, a figure shrouded in polarising controversy, who has the most lauded and opposed legacy in national politics today.
May 14, 2019
Leander Kahney's Tim Cook biography charts Apple CEO's journey and successes following death of Steve JobsIn his book Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level, journalist Leander Kahney meditates on Cook's time as CEO of Apple after Steve Jobs, and how he took the company to greater heights.
May 09, 2019
Read an excerpt from 'What the Economy Needs Now': Raghuram Rajan's thoughts on banking reformsWhat the Economy Needs Now is a collection of essays by Indian economists, each tackling an issue facing the country, and providing suggestions for economic growth.
Jan 12, 2019
The One Who Had Two Lives: Read an excerpt from Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan's book on AmbaThe story of Amba and her two sisters is one of the most interesting ones in the Mahabharata, and is retold in The One Who Had Two Lives
Sep 23, 2018
Bhupen Hazarika: As I Knew Him — Kalpana Lajmi's memoir provides a glimpse of the man behind the legendTold through the lens of Lajmi, a free-flowing memoir, Bhupen Hazarika: As I Knew Him is the story of a charismatic and passionate man who used his art as an instrument for social change, and a woman, a fierce feminist, who has never cared much about societal norms.
Apr 28, 2017
Read an excerpt from The Queen: Inspired by a true story of an actress' political riseIn her book titled 'The Queen', Anita Sivakumaran tells the story of Kalai Arasi — a brilliant student from an impoverished family, who is forced to take up acting in films and has a phenomenal journey to become the chief minister of Tamil Nadu. And as the book's cover says, it is inspired by a true story.
May 11, 2016
More Game of Thrones? George RR Martin shares 'Winds of Winter’ excerptSince 2012, the 67-year-old writer has published several excerpts from the sixth book in the series, titled The Winds of Winter.
Oct 05, 2015
Exclusive: Excerpt from Margaret Atwood's The Heart Goes LastMargaret Atwood's gone back to the future again with her new novel, The Heart Goes Last.