Books & Literature
AI, analytics not the fiefdom of a few businesses

Title: AI and Analytics: Accelerating Business Decisions; Author: Sameer Dhanrajani; Publisher: Wiley; Pages: 372; Price: 599

The man who wanted to wage a 1,000-year war with India

Book: Born to be Hanged - Political Biography of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto; Author: Syeda Hameed; Publisher: Rupa; Pages: 264

The torturous journey from paralysis to Everest base camp

Book: Mind over Mountain: A Corporate Leader's Journey; Author: Hari Kumar; Publisher: Konark Publishers; Pages: 267; Price: Rs 395

Embarking on an entrepreneurial journey? Do not write a business plan

Title: Burn the Business Plan: What Great Entrepreneurs Do; Author: Carl J. Schramm; Publisher: Hachette India; Pages: 272; Price: Rs 499

New translation recreates Saratchandra's innocence and reality in English

Book: Stories From Saratchandra: Innocence and Reality; Translator: Anindita Mukhopadhyay; Publisher: Rupa; Pages: 195; Price: Rs 295

Love's different shades -- and their tryst with 'normal' life

Title: Love is Never Easy; Author: Donna Dias Manuel; Publisher: Juggernaut Books; Pages: 160 Price: Rs 50 (app version)

Book marking 70 years of Italy-India ties to be launched

Rome: A book presentation at the Italian Prime Minister's office here on Thursday will mark the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Italy and India, the Foreign Ministry announced.

The burden of being brown -- and a woman

Title: Trust No Aunty; Author: Maria Qamar; Publisher: Touchstone: Pages: 178; Price: Rs 599

No formal letter received from poet Inqulab's family: Sahitya Akademi

NEW DELHI: A day after late Tamil poet Inqulab's family said it would accept this year's posthumously-conferred Sahitya Akademi Award, the Akademi said it hadn't received any formal letter and will take decision only after receiving it.

Arundhathi Subramaniam, Nabaneeta Sen, Soubhagya Mishra honoured with first Mystic Kalinga Literary Awards

NEW DELHI:  Acknowledging their contribution in the literary space for a long span, authors Arundhathi Subramaniam, Nabneeta Sen and Soubhagya Mishra have been honoured with the first Mystic Kalinga Literary Awards.

Anuk Arudpragasam wins Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2017

NEW DELHI:  After winning The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature Sri Lankan writer Anuk Arudpragasam has won the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2017 for his novel "The Story of a Brief Marriage".

Book on 'borderline personality disorder' released

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Director General of Police V.K. Bhawra on Saturday released a book titled "Borderline" written by Shabri Prasad Singh here.

Book presents 21-day challenge to reverse diabetes

NEW DELHI:  The number of people with diabetes in India is about 64.5 million, second only to China in the ranking for the highest number of diabetics in the world. Renowned homeopath Nandita Shah, in a fresh book, breaks down the real cause of diabetes and outlines a routine that will not just prevent the disease but also reverse it.

Five books to look forward to in December 2017

NEW DELHI:  As we enter the last month of 2017 -- a significant year from the publishing point of view -- the wide variety of books published over the past eleven months, both fiction and nonfiction, make a case for book lovers. Despite the rising trend of mediocrity in the literary world, there are enough books of both literary value and merit for readers to chew upon.

Sri Lankan author Anuk Arudpragasam bags 2017 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature Inspiring story of a radical, but practical, Ireland-born nun Valuable insights into New Delhi's East Asian engagements France in focus at Kolkata international book fair Five books to look forward to in November 2017 Exploring flavours, tastes of the 'bhansa ghars' of Bihar Kolkata based short stories is a page-turner Fighting the caste system's iniquities in a uniquely Bengali way Not just air: The gassy origins and basis of our world and civilisation A mission to ensure a nuclear-free South Asia -- and why it failed Hit 'Refresh' to transform your life, the Satya Nadella way A Sanskrit poet's celebration of human experience across the spectrum Of Sikh riots, optimism and history (Book Review) 23rd Delhi Book Fair to begin from August 26 Judging books by their names: A trip through tantalising titles Enid Blyton, an imaginative, inventive and prolific writer Of women, interns and historical myths Free press important to keep people informed of reality: Dalai Lama The short screen stories that influenced generations of Indians Vivekananda wanted Hindu reformation first Readers can relate to supernatural world in my book: Author Shweta Taneja The good, bad and the ugly: Life of a 'secular Muslim' in India (Book Review) Amish Tripathi announces first non-fiction work The key aide who ensures a US President's success or failure (Book Review) Writer who is making mythology 'cool', one novel at a time (Book Review) Marvel to create first Chinese superhero comic book Of murders and unpredictable twists: Author Ravi Subramanian on thriller writing Lost or distorted messages: A literary malady (Column: Bookends) Hillary Clinton's second Presidential bid: An autopsy A trenchant tale of Trump's triumph
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