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Apr 07, 2020
In Fearless, Amneh Shaikh-Farooqui offers an illustrated chronicle of Pakistan's women's rights movementThe timeline in Fearless, which begins in 1943 and goes on till 2018, is helpful in understanding the political context within which the Pakistani women featured in the book made their mark.
Apr 01, 2020
Sophia Naz's new book captures the story of her mother Shehnaz — a life of royalty, showbiz, crippling trauma'Shehnaz' chronicles the life of a woman who survived domestic abuse, partition, familial estrangement, and what seemed like a glamorous life in Bombay long enough to live through love and companionship. The late yesteryear actress' daughter Sophia Naz speaks to Firstpost on how the book came about, tracing her mother’s history, and the emotional cost of putting it all together.
Oct 17, 2016
'Churchill and Gandhi were never going to be friends': Walter ReidIn his new book Historian Walter Reid offers another glimpse into the long explored and considered role of the Empire in shaping India’s colonial history. In this extract from the chapter titled ‘Looking Behind Churchill’s Words’, Reid argues that one of the few faults that Winston Churchill had, were found in his treatment of India.
Aug 16, 2016
Modi’s rise seems to coincide with Pakistan’s change of Afghanistan strategy: 'Sleepwalking to Surrender'Array
Jul 22, 2016
There is no grand conspiracy to call India intolerant: ‘Words Matter: Writings against Silence’In this excerpt from his essay ‘In Search of Tolerance’ Salil Tripathi writes on why tolerance is a necessity and not just a virtue.
Jul 01, 2016
'Exile was not new for Narasimha Rao,' says 'Half-Lion', new biography on former PM“Half-Lion: How PV Narasimha Rao transformed India”looks at the former's PM's rise to power, and subsequent fall
Feb 14, 2014
Full Text: Penguin statement on Wendy Doniger's book being pulpedThe publisher, which has stayed silent on the issue so far, has issued a statement today
Oct 02, 2013
Best-selling author Tom Clancy dies at 66Tom Clancy, the best-selling author of "The Hunt for Red October" and other wildly successful technological thrillers, has died. He was 66.
Apr 05, 2013
Random House, Penguin merger wins EU antitrust approvalGerman media group Bertelsmann and British publisher Pearson secured unconditional EU regulatory clearance on Friday to merge their publishers Random House and Penguin.
Oct 29, 2012
Publishing giants merge to create Penguin Random HousePublishing giants Random House and Penguin have announced their merger and together, they make for 25 percent of the United States' publishing industry.