Books & Literature
Why detective stories have ruled the fancy of Indian audience over decades?

It was in 1887 when the most popular fictional detective character Sherlock Holmes was introduced to the world through ‘A Study in Scarlet’ by Arthur Conan Doyle. 

Heads, hands and hearts: How 'Globotics' will change worklife

Book: The Globotics Upheaval-Globalization, Robotics and the Future of Work; Author: Richard Baldwin; Publisher: Orion/Hachette India; Pages: 292; Price: Rs 699

'Fifty Shades of Grey' author to publish new novel

NEW DELHI: Writer E.L James, whose "Fifty Shades of Grey" series has broken sales records for contemporary adult publishing with over 150 million copies sold worldwide, has written a which will be published globally in April, publisher Penguin Random House said.

Enjoy science & maths just as music & arts: Nobel Laureate Venki Ramakrishnan

JAIPUR: Science and mathematics are as much a triumph of human achievement and part of our culture as history, literature, art and music, and therefore all of us should enjoy them, Nobel Laureate Venki Ramakrishnan said here on Thursday.

How Gandhi came to drink goat milk (Book Review)

Book: Kasturba Gandhi; Publisher: Thornbird; Pages: 424; Price: Rs. 795

Demystifying that dreaded six-letter word

Book: Cancer, Your Body and Your Diet: A Vital Journey; Author: Dr Arati Bhatia; Publisher: Speaking Tiger; Price: Rs 350; Pages: 224

Five books to look forward to in December 2018

New Delhi: It's the last month of 2018, a year that saw the release of several impressive novels and nonfiction works on subjects of contemporary interest. December will ring the final bell before the arrival of literary festivals, and these new offerings across various subjects and tastes will keep you company.

How amazing things of everyday use came into being and why we should appreciate them (Book Review)

Book: Plato's Alarm Clock and Other Amazing Ancient Inventions; Author: James M. Russell; Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Limited/Hachette India; Price: Rs 399/ Pages: 192

Maharana Pratap: A warrior who withstood the might of Mughal empire at its peak

Book: Maharana Pratap - The Invincible Warrior; Author: Rima Hooja; Publisher: Juggernaut Books; Pages: 204; Price: Rs. 499

'Green Book' to release in India on Nov 23

New Delhi: Comedy drama "Green Book" will hit the screens in India on November 23.

Finance Minister, RBI Governor and demonetisation in fiction

(Attn Editors: Ravi Subramanian's "Don't Tell The Governor", a novel set against the backdrop of demonetization, arrives on the stands on Tuesday. Below is an exclusive excerpt from the book)

Guides on entrepreneurship, teaching, and making the 50s fabulous

NEW DELHI: Enter a world of technology breakthroughs, with the real story of starting up and unadulterated entrepreneurship; get an enormous amount of practical advice, tips and ideas to make a student brilliant; flick through a moving personal story and the ultimate guide to making the 50s the most fabulous decade of your life yet.

'Scorpion', not 'Shiva lingam', is Tharoor's subject (Book Review)

Book: The Paradoxical Prime Minister: Narendra Modi and his India; Author: Shashi Tharoor; Publisher: Aleph Book Company; Pages: 504; Price: Rs 799

Punjab Governor releases Shiv Khera’s winning formul

After the success of international bestseller, You Can Win which has sold over 3.8 million copies in 21 languages, author Shiv Khera is back with You Can Achieve More.

Dalai Lama, Raghu Rai and shades of black and white (Book Review) Nur Jahan: The widow who became the Empress of India The 6th edition of Literati 2018 will be organised in November Full Disclosure: Sex, threats and Donald Trump India and EU: The devil lies in the (trade) deal “The Gypsy Trail” a book written by Lily Swarn unveiled You can't stop Pakistani women from thinking, dreaming: Author Taha Kehar Sandeep Jauhar's 'Heart' is in the right place, has the right pace Can classical dance be cultural heritage, asks French researcher JCB Literature Prize longlists this year's '10 most distinguished novels' 24th Delhi Book Fair opens with free entry Literary masterpieces of 11th-century Buddhist poet explored Of Hindu gods, mythology, and spirituality New book presents Khushwant Singh's writings on Punjab Premchand's stories presented in dramatised reading format Book on Sikkim's geopolitical influence launched in Delhi Documenting the death of a whirlwind called Qandeel Baloch 'The English Patient' wins Golden Man Booker Prize India, China headed into a marriage squeeze due to gender imbalance Saeed Mirza:Memory In the Age Of Amnesia launched Exposing underbelly of impenetrable Indian Supreme Court An astute study of early Indian sociology Non-cooperation, revenge and WMDs in 1920s Calcutta (Book Review) A slice of Jaipur at the British Library over the weekend A tale of two privatisations (Column: Behind Infra Lines) Fake baba, a mysterious murder, love and heartbreak Indian novel at its best, reflection and not protest AI, analytics not the fiefdom of a few businesses The man who wanted to wage a 1,000-year war with India The torturous journey from paralysis to Everest base camp
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