Books News


A monster’s yearning for love

Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a pioneering work in speculative fiction that remain relevant even after two decades

published : 13 Apr 2021

Journalist's book on YES Bank's collapse to be adapted for screen by Almighty Motion Pictures

Published by Penguin Random House India earlier this year, the book written by journalist Furquan 'uncovers the deep rot set in YES Bank’s glittering success story.'

published : 12 Apr 2021

New book asks why world ignores repression by Rwandan leader

The 63-year-old Kagame’s high profile is due to his role as the leader of rebels who ended Rwanda's 1994 genocide and rebuilt the country.

published : 11 Apr 2021

‘Reading opens up a world of imagination’, says founder, CEO of FDI India Vishal Yadav

Yadav completed his master’s in Finance Management from M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Management, Bengaluru and established FDI in 2015.

published : 11 Apr 2021

'The Cursed Inheritance': Creating lasting impressions

A believer in the idealism of youth, Basu pits her young protagonist against an immoral, older world

published : 11 Apr 2021

'Karya' book review: Rite of passage

The book’s celebrated translator Susheela Punitha received the Sahitya Akademi Translation Award for English in 2015 for U R Ananthamurthy’s Bharathipura.

published : 11 Apr 2021

'Mahe & Mano' book review: An extraordinary life

Devadoss, after all, has been a scientist and chemist, philanthropist and writer, and in all these fields, he has made significant contributions.

published : 11 Apr 2021

Michelle Obama's memoir adapted for younger readers

Published by Puffin, the children's imprint of Penguin Random House, "Becoming: Adapted for Younger Readers" has a new introduction from Obama.

published : 08 Apr 2021

BCCI Apex Council meet: Indian women's support staff appointment, working group for state T20 leagues on agenda

Most of state cricket leagues have come under the scanner for corruption, something which is seen as a big challenge by BCCI's new anti-corruption unit.

published : 07 Apr 2021

Charting a new plot

Author Anuja Chauhan’s new book has her venturing into the murder mystery genre for the first 

published : 07 Apr 2021

‘Dronacharya firms up a strategy to attack Abhimanyu from behind’

Jayadrath stands like a wall and is unconquerable. He displays amazing power and succeeds in stopping not only the Pandava brothers but anyone who dares to enter the Chakravyuh.

published : 07 Apr 2021

'Sayed Haider Raza is a biographer's dream'

In an illuminated biography of artist SH Raza, author Yashodhara Dalmia taps into the artist’s life, marked with struggles and acclaim

published : 06 Apr 2021

Gilead, a country of ‘two-legged wombs’

Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale became especially relevant during Trump’s America, when the government tried to curtail a woman’s right to reproduce

published : 06 Apr 2021

'RSS: Evolution from an Organization to a Movement' book review: View from the inside out

There is a need to bridge the gap between what the RSS is believed to be and how it operates from within

published : 04 Apr 2021

'Jungle Nama' book review: A legend in rhyme

The eroding ecosystem of the Sundarban has long been a cause of concern for Ghosh and woven into this epic is the familiar theme of how man is transgressing where he should not.

published : 04 Apr 2021