Gurcharan Das’ book, Kama: The Riddle of Desire, argues that ancient Hindu civilisation saw desire as the source of action, creation and procreation.
06 Feb 2019 2:29 AM
The book, not surprisingly, begins with a comparison between Radha and Sita. Radha, like Sita, is also a manifestation of Lakshmi.
03 Feb 2019 8:10 AM
Unpublished works by JD Salinger to be released soon says son, Matt Salinger.
02 Feb 2019 4:47 PM
Markus Zusak shares the importance of chaos in his life, his writing journey so far and the inspiration behind some of his characters.
30 Jan 2019 12:17 AM
Over the years, there have been reams written on what ails our school educational system and what needs to be done by way of reform.
25 Jan 2019 1:36 AM
Aditya Iyengar explores the history of the Chola Empire through a prisoner’s eyes.
24 Jan 2019 12:30 AM
The year 2019 will give podcasts a literary spin as different genres get a place in the sunshine.
24 Jan 2019 12:25 AM
The book traces the origin of triple talaq to the time of Caliph Umar in the 7th century, years after Prophet Muhammad’s demise.
20 Jan 2019 12:13 AM
That he continues to teach and delight us some 42 years after he passed away is a testimony to his genius as a director.
20 Jan 2019 12:12 AM
My protagonist had to be someone, who cared for her family and could put herself behind for all of them, says Anupriya.
19 Jan 2019 2:26 PM
The first lady’s life story has the longest run atop Amazon beating ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’.
19 Jan 2019 12:18 PM
Laughter is said to be the best elixir and the book is a satire on architecture and building industry.
19 Jan 2019 12:02 PM
The iconic duo are all set make a comeback in the form of comics.
17 Jan 2019 4:37 PM
Malala Yousafzai’s latest book, We are Displaced throws light on the lives of young refugee girls from across the world.
17 Jan 2019 7:03 AM
The language is akin to the view from the top of a mountain, breathtaking in its rich imagery.
13 Jan 2019 1:02 AM
Different tales, diverse locales and apt storytelling, read this debut.
12 Jan 2019 2:39 AM
The bestselling author explores the urban Naxal identity with her latest book Cut.
12 Jan 2019 2:36 AM
The history of imperial conquests shows that one of the first places of attack of the invading Army is the library.
11 Jan 2019 12:50 AM
A fast paced edge-of-the-seat ride through the world of banking, finance and politics.
07 Jan 2019 6:23 PM
Penguin Classics’ creative editor and an author Henry Eliot reveals what classic literature entails and what’s in store for the future.
02 Jan 2019 12:07 AM