Books & Literature
A comic book to boost forces' morale in Kashmir
April 23, 2017 03:08 PM

The 2001 attack on the Srinagar airport is the subject of the 10th illustrated comic book brought out by the CRPF, aimed at boosting the morale of the paramilitary forces in Jammu and Kashmir.

Akshay Kumar launches book on 'Veerappan'
April 20, 2017 12:38 PM

Actor Akshay Kumar, says he was honoured to launch a book written by IPS officer K. Vijay Kumar on executed bandit Veerappan.

The man and his mission: Many facets of India's 'Metro Man'
April 17, 2017 11:21 AM

Title: India's Railway Man; Author: Rajendra B. Aklekar; Publisher: Rupa; Price: Rs 295; Pages: 253

Of mysteries, love and junk
April 14, 2017 11:49 AM

Flick through highlights of speculative reasons of most foul murders and most unfortunate deaths in the country, read the love story of a girl who is yet to decide whether her upcoming wedding is the right thing to do or if she has to look at the other option. Also, read about how to finally let go of stuff that is holding you back.

Islamabad Literature Festival starts on Friday
April 13, 2017 02:30 PM

The fifth Islamabad Literary Festival (ILF) is set to begin on Friday to celebrate and analyse 70 years of literature in Pakistan, the media reported on Thursday.

Government-RBI tango that set the stage for note ban
April 11, 2017 11:25 AM

Book: Dialogue of the Deaf: The Government and the RBI; Author: T.C.A. Srinivasa Raghavan, Publisher: Tranquebar; Pages 290; Price Rs 599

When righting news reports, get it write
April 07, 2017 11:12 AM

I just spelled a word so badly that even autocorrect was like, "Sorry, man, I got nothin'".

A world of good news: Countries that overcame major problems
April 03, 2017 11:45 AM

Title: The Fix: How Nations Survive and Thrive in a World in Decline; Author: Jonathan Tepperman; Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing; Pages: 320; Price: Rs 499

A classic on meditation
March 27, 2017 11:31 AM

Title: A Million Thoughts; Author: Om Swami; Publisher: Jaico; Pages: 334; Price: Rs 350.

The incredible journey from Dalip Rana to The Great Khali
March 22, 2017 12:57 PM

Book: The Man Who Became Khali; Author: Dalip Singh Rana with Vinit K Bansal; Publisher: Penguin; Price: Rs 250; Pages: 178

Novel set in WW-II era launched in Capital
March 21, 2017 04:17 PM

A haunting novel of love, passion and betrayal, set in the Second World War era with a thematic reference to Indias freedom struggle was launched in the Capital on Monday evening.

Power and its practitioners: A witty but disturbing look (Book Review)
March 09, 2017 01:21 PM

Title: Nothing but a Circus - Misadventures Among the Powerful; Author: Daniel Levin; Publisher: Allen Lane/Penguin Random House, UK; Pages: 208; Price: Rs 699

Riveting narration of ISRO's climb from Kerala fishing village to Mars
March 08, 2017 11:36 AM

Book: ISRO - A Personal History; Author: R. Aravamudan, with Gita Aravamudan; Publisher: Harper Collins; Pages: 240; Price: Rs 399

Booking a contribution to Indian letters: A publisher's story
March 06, 2017 11:26 AM

Title: Pages from My Life; Author: Subhash Sethi; Publisher: Viva Books Private Ltd; Pages: 233; Price: Rs 495

Odd people and what we owe to them
March 04, 2017 03:59 PM

Title: The Odditorium; Author: David Bramwell & Jo Keeling; Publisher: Brewer's/Hachette India; Pages: 256; Price: Rs 599

Agartala book fair: Over 300 poets to recite on weekend
February 18, 2017 03:51 PM

  A record number of over 300 poets will recite their poems at the Agartala Book Fair on Saturday and Suanday.

Celebrated Hindi novelist Ved Prakash Sharma dead
February 18, 2017 12:28 PM

Lucknow, Feb 18 (IANS) Celebrated Hindi novelist Ved Prakash Sharma, who has 176 novels to his credit, died late on Friday in Meerut, his family members said on Saturday.

An Everest mystery, ideas for the future, and writing skills
February 17, 2017 11:13 AM

New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Wade through a journey from the dangerous heights of Mount Everest to the equally treacherous margins of Europe in the mid-20th century; read about ground-breaking new ideas; and navigate the maze of plot construction, narrative viewpoint, character development, dialogue creation and the like as a writer.

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