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With Sach Kahun Toh, Neena Gupta turns her refreshingly forthright, candid gaze on her own life and journey
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With Sach Kahun Toh, Neena Gupta turns her refreshingly forthright, candid gaze on her own life and journey

"Every January, I can still sense the saline smell of Mumbai sea that I associate with new beginnings. It pains me, and reminds me of everything I've been through since," says Neena Gupta.

Ronnie Screwvala inks deal with Penguin Random House; book titled Skill It, Kill It to hit stands in July
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Ronnie Screwvala inks deal with Penguin Random House; book titled Skill It, Kill It to hit stands in July

Ronnie Screwvala aims to pull back the curtain on the professional world to give an insider's view of the 'invisible' skills sought and rewarded by global businesses.

Anand Bakshi, the storyteller: In new book, son Rakesh reflects on the poet's 'life and lyrics'
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Anand Bakshi, the storyteller: In new book, son Rakesh reflects on the poet's 'life and lyrics'

In the new book Nagme, Kisse, Baatein, Yaadein, Rakesh Anand Bakshi looks back at his father, legendary songwriter Anand Bakshi's illustrious career that spanned over five decades.

Justice Amy Coney Barrett secures book deal with Penguin Random House's conservative imprint, Sentinel
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Justice Amy Coney Barrett secures book deal with Penguin Random House's conservative imprint, Sentinel

Adrian Zackheim, who heads the conservative Sentinel imprint, confirmed on 19 April that he has an agreement with Barrett. Zackheim declined to provide any additional details beyond saying that the book would not be out this year.

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.

In new memoir Stronger, John McCain's wife Cindy looks back on a life filled with 'courage, hope and honour'
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In new memoir Stronger, John McCain's wife Cindy looks back on a life filled with 'courage, hope and honour'

Forum, a Penguin Random House imprint, announced on Tuesday that McCain’s Stronger: Courage, Hope, and Humor In My Life With John McCain will be released on 27 April.

Vidhu Vinod Chopra on his memoir and filmmaking: 'Intention is to make good cinema that makes good money'
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Vidhu Vinod Chopra on his memoir and filmmaking: 'Intention is to make good cinema that makes good money'

Vidhu Vinod Chopra talks about his memoir Unscripted, his unwavering intention to make good cinema, collaboration with Rajkumar Hirani, and whether he wants a biopic on his life.

Seth Rogen's debut book, a collection of personal essays, to release in May 2020
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Seth Rogen's debut book, a collection of personal essays, to release in May 2020

Rogen's debut book will talk about his stand-up career, moving to LA as well as his childhood.

Neena Gupta to pen memoir titled Sach Kahun Toh, released by Penguin Random House India in 2021
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Neena Gupta to pen memoir titled Sach Kahun Toh, released by Penguin Random House India in 2021

Sach Kahun Toh, will chronicle Neena Gupta's life — from her childhood in Delhi's Karol Bagh, and her time at the National School of Drama, to her move to Bombay in the 1980s, as well as her struggles to find work

A Promised Land, first volume of Barack Obama's memoir, to come out on 17 November
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A Promised Land, first volume of Barack Obama's memoir, to come out on 17 November

The 768-page book is the most anticipated presidential memoir in memory, as much or more because of the quality of the writing than for any possible revelations.

The Friday List: From NCPA's World Music Day festivities to a masterclass on travel writing, your weekly calendar of virtual events
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The Friday List: From NCPA's World Music Day festivities to a masterclass on travel writing, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

As #PublishingPaidMe trends, authors share race-based pay gap and publishers vow to improve diversity
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As #PublishingPaidMe trends, authors share race-based pay gap and publishers vow to improve diversity

Using #PublishingPaidMe authors and book publishing employees are speaking out against the homogeneity of their industry and how much writers of colour are paid, issues that are gaining urgency as protests against systemic racism continue around the US.

Publishers sue Internet Archive over free lending of e-books; claim non-profit is robbing them of revenue at a crucial moment
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Publishers sue Internet Archive over free lending of e-books; claim non-profit is robbing them of revenue at a crucial moment

Traditional libraries pay licensing fees to publishers and agree to make them available for a particular period or a certain number of times. Internet Archive, on the other hand, acquires copies through donated or purchased books, which are then scanned and put online.

Coronavirus Outbreak: As kids find themselves stuck at home, children's literature community offers up readings, constructive conversation
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Coronavirus Outbreak: As kids find themselves stuck at home, children's literature community offers up readings, constructive conversation

A group of writers and illustrators from the children's literature community came up with a plan to have a different author read out a story at 11 am everyday. One writer read out a story set in Sikkim; she used the setting as a segue into explaining why it is not acceptable to call people ‘coronavirus’ (the word has become a slur used against those from Asia)

Coronavirus outbreak: A guide to films, shows, podcasts to indulge in during this period of self-quarantine
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Coronavirus outbreak: A guide to films, shows, podcasts to indulge in during this period of self-quarantine

In times of social distancing and isolation during the coronavirus outbreak, the best one could do to entertain oneself through various shows, films, and podcasts.

Tata Literature Live 2019: Shortlists for five awards, including Book of the Year, announced
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Tata Literature Live 2019: Shortlists for five awards, including Book of the Year, announced

The Tata Literature Live! Mumbai LitFest, scheduled to take place from 14-17 November 2019, announced the final shortlists for five awards. The Tata Literature Live! Mumbai LitFest, scheduled to take place from 14-17 November 2019, announced the final shortlists for five awards.

Bard of Blood writers Bilal Siddiqi, Mayank Tewari on adapting the book into a Netflix India Original
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Bard of Blood writers Bilal Siddiqi, Mayank Tewari on adapting the book into a Netflix India Original

The Bard of Blood writers talk about how Hussain S Zaidi and producer Shah Rukh Khan had valuable inputs to offer for the screenplay.

Kajol pens foreword of book Sridevi: The Eternal Screen Goddess — 'She'll forever remain my favourite icon'
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Kajol pens foreword of book Sridevi: The Eternal Screen Goddess — 'She'll forever remain my favourite icon'

Kajol said she hopes Sridevi fans across the world will embrace the book which charts her five-decade-long journey from child star to megastar.

Amazon's Audible sued by HarperCollins, Penguin Random House and other publishers
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Amazon's Audible sued by HarperCollins, Penguin Random House and other publishers

Audible wants to provide the text as well despite only having the right to sell audiobooks

Rheea Mukherjee on her novel The Body Myth, and why voyeurism is rooted in our own hypocrisies
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Rheea Mukherjee on her novel The Body Myth, and why voyeurism is rooted in our own hypocrisies

The Body Myth is a sapid meditation on loving and being loved in health and sickness.