The Anuja Chauhan interview: Author discusses her latest book Club You To Death, writing her first murder mystery
I’ve always loved the club life. As a fauji kid it’s a big part of your growing up years, says Anuja Chauhan.
Amar Chitra Katha collaborates with HarperCollins India to present country's folktales in new format
This marks the first time that Amar Chitra Katha's comics will be adapted into a narrative format for young children.
In A Patchwork Quilt, renowned filmmaker Sai Paranjpye reflects on her creative practice, flaws, and failures
Each chapter of A Patchwork Quilt is filled with lively anecdotes, a delightful sense of humour, and an ability to laugh at oneself.
The compilation of translated poems by Gulzar has been over eight years in the making, traversing through the length and breadth of the country, with works of 279 poets in 34 languages featured in the book.
Delhi High Court vacates stay on publication of Gunning for the Godman, book on Asaram Bapu's conviction
The publisher approached the high court challenging the trial court’s 4 September ex-parte interim injunction order restraining the publication of the book. It said the stay should be vacated.
In Sugarbread, through the young protagonist's observations, the author delivers prose that not only captures the tangles within a family, but also turns food and delicious recipes into powerful metaphors depicting complex emotions.
Ma Anand Sheela's authorised biography delves into relationship with Rajneesh, cult's rise; read an excerpt
In Nothing to Lose: The Authorised Biography of Ma Anand Sheela, we have an account of Sheela’s life, her relationship with Bhagwan Rajneesh, and the story of what actually happened behind the closed doors of the cult’s ashram
Watch #SpokenVerse with Arundhathi Subramaniam, Aditi Angiras, Santa Khurai, Dhiren Borisa & Anukrti Upadhyay
#SpokenVerse is presented by Firstpost and HarperCollins India and featured five poets over five days — with verses that speak to us all.
The Union external affairs minister also wrote that delayed economic reforms and prolonged exercise of the nuclear option made it difficult for India to gain influence in foreign policy
Online initiative by organisers of Jaipur Literature Festival and HarperCollins India to explore literature produced in Indian languages
Each of the eight episodes in the first season of Words are Bridges will start off with readings from works of Indian literature followed by a discussion between the author and translator.
Rishi Kapoor passes away at 67: Revisiting Khullam Khulla, his autobiography offering a ringside view of Bollywood
In his autobiography Khullam Khulla: Unsencored, Rishi Kapoor forth in detail about his famous family (including his father Raj Kapoor and son Ranbir Kapoor), his equations with his contemporaries (as well as superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Rajesh Khanna), the highs and lows of his film career, the moviemaking business, and a couple of scandals
With only two years in mainstream publishing, how editor Rahul Soni carved a niche with empathy, resolve
HarperCollins India's Rahul Soni's stint in mainstream publishing has only just begun, having recently crossed the two-year mark, with a prodigious number of acclaimed titles under his belt already. Reactions to his accomplishments from publishing peers range from reverence to unwavering faith in his mettle, but what seems to get repeatedly underlined about Rahul through several testimonies is his abounding empathy — an alleged rarity in the business.
The Atta Galatta Bangalore Literature Festival Book Prize 2019 for Best Fiction has been awarded to Sahitya Akademi Award recipient Vinod Kuman Shukla for his book Blue is Like Blue, translated from the Hindi by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra and Sara Rai, and published by HarperCollins India.
In 2010, Jay Kannaiyan quit a stable corporate job to tread a path that would lead him into the unknown. Keeping him company was his trusted steed, sanDRina — a robust Suzuki DR650 bike. Kannaiyan's book, Riding Towards Me: A Thousand-day journey from Chicago to Delhi, captures his unique adventures that unfurled over the course of three years.
Sahitya Akademi awardee Tanuj Solanki on freedom, Article 370, and the irrelevance of the 'apolitical artist'
Tanuj Solanki, panelist on HarperCollins India's debate, speaks about how he defines and understands freedom, what the scrapping of Article 370 means for India as a democracy, and the role of writers and artists in today’s socio-political milieu, and more.
HarperCollins' 'The Debate' is back with its second edition, this time asking: Does freedom exist? Panelists Taslima Nasreen, Tanuj Solanki and Aanchal Malhotra take up the question in the upcoming event in Delhi's India International Centre.
Three Classic Films by Gulzar: New book serves as an initiation into filmmaker's universe, and his cinematic journey
The recently released Three Classic Films by Gulzar (HarperCollins, 2019) manages to pick up three films — Aandhi, Angoor, and Ijaazat — which on their own might not be at the very top of any ‘best of Gulzar’ lists, but stand out as great singular examples of the legendary artist’s oeuvre and also encapsulate Gulzar’s cinema, in more ways than one.
Jayant Kaikini's No Presents Please is vivid yet full of contradictions, spirited yet lonely, embattled yet big-hearted — the city of Mumbai, the award presenters said.
Left from the Nameless Shop: Read an excerpt from Adithi Rao's collection set in small-town Karnataka
Adithi Rao's collection of stories is set in the fictional town of Rudrapura, where there is a strong sense of community and life is simple
While the world knows a lot about the legendary poet-lyricist Gulzar, his daughter Meghna Gulzar's book 'Because He Is' presents him and his life in a never-seen-before way