The "thoughtful and revealing" memoir will take readers through Priyanka's childhood in India, her teenage years in the US, to her return to India, where she unexpectedly won the national and global beauty pageants.
As Tablighis came under the scanner of the government post lockdown in India for allegedly ' spreading the coronavirus intentionally', journalist and noted author, Ziya Us Salam pens down a topical book on the history and evolution of this Jamaat. The book is being published by Harper Collins India.
Written in a variety of styles, from gritty social realism, folklore to magical realism, the stories in 'The Loneliness of Hira Barua' have been translated into English by Ranjita Biswas.
The shortlisted works reflect a wide diversity of Indian writing, in terms of theme and language. Five novels have been shortlisted.
The breezy narration makes the novella good to be lapped up without feeling the burden of the underlying issues in a very contemporary Russia.
I assess the fairplay of alternative-feminism in the subdued discourse of Koral Dasgupta in Ahalya when she talks with clarity, precision and balance about ‘pleasure’ as a slice of feminism, writes Nandini Sahu.
Doshi, born in the US and now living in Dubai, released her book in India last year as 'Girl in White Cotton' and it gets a UK release this Thursday as 'Burnt Sugar'.
“Letters to Mother”, translated from Gujarati by renowned film critic Bhawana Somaaya, will be released as ebook and hardback by Harper Collins India. These letters have been taken from Modi’s diary, dating back to 1986.
Ruben Banerjee, editor-in-chief, Outlook, lived through the 1999 Super Cyclone as a reporter based in Bhubaneswar. He extensively covered the disaster and later authored a book on it, The Orissa Tragedy – A Cyclone’s Year of Calamity.
Irrfan Khan: The Man, The Dreamer, The Star, authored by Assem Chhabra, released in January 2020. The book looks at the life and work of the actor that begins in a small household in Rajasthan and culminates in his face gazing down from billboards in Hollywood.
The #JCBPrizeTea series presents the shortlisted authors in conversation about books, writing process, and the current state of affairs over a cup of tea.
Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo jointly won the 2019 Booker Prize.
'Ideas are powerful. Ideas drive change. Good economics alone cannot save us. But without it, we are doomed to repeat the mistakes of yesterday.'
The Nobel Prize for Literature was postponed last year after a sexual harassment scandal left the institution paralysed.
‘The Tale of the Boy Who Never Laughed’ is a parable that tells the reader that it is important for Arabs and Muslims to learn to approach life and world more intellectually than sentimentally.
Quichotte is the 14th novel from prize-winning author Salman Rushdie.
An excerpt from ‘Citizen Delhi’, the autobiography of three-time Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. Dikshit, who was a senior Congress leader, passed away in Delhi on July 20 at the age of 81.
Some poets use language to reveal. Others use language to conceal. Arundhathi Subramaniam seems to do more of the latter.
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.