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Find out which are the books that could make someone very rich

According to expert, a first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone tops the list with an estimated value of £50,000.

08 Dec 2017 2:10 PM

Prestigious Tata Literature Live! Publisher of the Year bagged by Penguin Random House India

The award was instituted in 2016 to recognise the efforts of India’s publishers in discovering and nurturing writers.

20 Nov 2017 7:44 AM

Hearing stories: Audiobooks may become next big thing

There is an interesting anecdote to the history of promoting audiobooks.

17 Nov 2017 1:09 AM

Cambridge University to ‘decolonise’ Eng Lit course after student demands

Academic department of institution will put less emphasis on white authors and ‘ensure the presence’ of Black and Minority Ethnic writers.

25 Oct 2017 1:58 PM

Road to Insta(nt) fame

Hugely popular Insta poet Nikita Gill gets published with a collection of poems that explore identity, empowerment, femininity.

15 Oct 2017 3:14 AM


Hachette decides to dissolve book partnership with Harvey Weinstein

Publisher announces decision after authors including Mika Brzezinski pull out of deals over sexual abuse scandal.

13 Oct 2017 6:40 PM

In conversation with Gaurav Sharma about his book Gone are the Days and the journey it portrays

The author already has three textbooks to his credit before foraying into the world of novels.

10 Oct 2017 1:07 PM

Reading can make you feel more empathy for others: study

The study opens up the possibility that exposure to narrative storytelling can have a widespread effect on triggering empathy.

09 Oct 2017 3:32 PM

Coffee table book about life of PM Modi launched in Washington

Describing Modi as a "true grassroots leader", Pathak said India is all set to ensure 100 per cent sanitation coverage by 2019.

27 Sep 2017 1:57 PM

Tintin is a girl, says French philosopher

Creates stir with claim regarding Tintin’s gender says there are instances in books where Tintin dresses in skirts or other feminine items.

23 Sep 2017 2:13 PM


Adolf Hitler's phone directory put up for auction

Book contains more than 200 key Third Reich figures' private numbers; expected to fetch up to $20,000.

21 Sep 2017 1:10 PM

Gulzar's Partition musings find voice in his new book

The compilation that marks 70 years of India's Independence has been translated by Rakhshanda Jalil.

20 Sep 2017 2:27 PM

Superman fights white supremacists in new comic book

DC Comics superhero, in new ‘Man of Steel’ comics is seen protecting hard-working immigrants from white supremacist bullies.

15 Sep 2017 11:53 AM

Children's books see an increase in sales as e-books cause 'screen fatigue'

Sales of titles rose by 16 per cent last year with authors like David Walliams inspiring young readers to pick up a book.

04 Sep 2017 12:14 PM

Delhi: Society builds ‘Wall of Kindness’ to help poor

Indirapuram apartment initiative to donate books, clothes and medicines.

17 Aug 2017 4:31 AM


Books on Indian Independence you should read

We list five must reads that deal with India’s struggle for independence from fetters of British Raj.

15 Aug 2017 3:15 PM

Swear words use increasing in American literature: study

American authors used the seven risqué words 28 times more often in the mid-2000s than the early 1950s.

07 Aug 2017 6:43 PM

Arundhati Roy's comeback novel makes it to Man Booker longlist

Roy's second novel is among 13 others on the list and she is the only one to have won the prize previously.

27 Jul 2017 12:40 PM

It is all about finding Mr Right

Shweta Brijpuria has a heart-to-heart about her book and her take on life.

12 Jul 2017 2:07 PM

Now, find and read books on Delhi Metro

Initiative by a couple allows you to borrow a book and return it.

08 Jul 2017 2:08 AM