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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.
Jun 11, 2011
The God Market: Meet the gurus of karma capitalismThe new tribe of Indian god-men like Baba Ramdev and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar combine business savvy with a soft Hindutva, making them irresistible to upwardly mobile Indians around the world.
Jun 09, 2011
How to spot the school of lazy advertisingEver wondered why there are so many Beat the Heat ads? Or cute "talking" babies? That's because advertising, like physics and chemistry, has its own formulae.
Jun 08, 2011
Two visions of Shangri-La: Bhutan vs Los AngelesA young woman from Bhutan, "the happiest place on earth," visits Los Angeles, the world's dream factory and wonders if happiness can come out of a dishwasher.
Jun 02, 2011
Looking for love and lingerie in modern IndiaBlack lace intimates, transparent bras and satin girdles — wedding shopping in India gets daring, but knowledge of sex hasn't kept pace, finds NPR reporter Miranda Kennedy.
May 20, 2011
Thumbelina on speed: The story of AditiAn exclusive excerpt from Palash Krishna Mehrotra's highly anticipated new book, "The Butterfly Generation:A Personal Journey into the Passions and Follies of India's Technicolour Youth.