Mind Master: Winning Lessons from Viswanathan Anand

Editor | Non-fiction In a new book (coming out in December 11) aptly titled Mind Master, India’s first Grandmaster and five-time chess World Champion Viswanathan Anand looks back on his wealth of experience and shares sharp lessons on how to navigate life. In this absorbing account (as told to Susan Ninan), Anand takes readers on

Crack the Code: Maths Mysteries for all ages

Editor | Non-fiction Crack the Code: Maths Mysteries for All Ages is packed with clever conundrums and ciphers for anyone interested in critical thinking, logical reasoning and mathematics, of course. Whether you are 11 or 41, you’re going to love solving the 25 mysteries in this book that combine simple cryptology and arithmetic with some

Pangat: A Feast, Food and Lore from Marathi Kitchens

Editor | Food Discover the magic of Maharashtrian cuisine! If you thought that Marathi food was only about coconut and spices, or vada pao and missal pao, think again. In this delectable compendium of recipes and stories, culinary researcher Saee Koranne-Khandekar debunks the myths surrounding the foods of Maharashtra and showcases the versatility and sheer

Penguin Random House back with The Penguin Classics Festival 2019

By A Correspondent New Delhi: After an overwhelming response from readers, Penguin Random House India is back with the second edition of The Penguin Classics Festival—There is One For Everyone. As the home to the largest selection of classics for adults and young readers, Penguin Random House India will celebrate the love for Classics with

Measuring Poverty Around The World: Anthony Atkinson’s Take

Editor | Economy In this, his final book, economist Anthony Atkinson, one of the world’s great social scientists and a pioneer in the study of poverty and inequality, offers an inspiring analysis of a central question: What is poverty and how much of it is there around the globe? The persistence of poverty―in rich and

Mukesh Starts a Zoo, another treat from Ruskin Bond

Editor | Fiction What else can we have in the zoo?’ asked Teju. ‘We need more than a lizard.’ When Mukesh decides to start a zoo with the help of his friend Teju, little does he know it’s no child’s play. He and his friends work hard at finding animals, and making them enclosures in