Day: September 1, 2018

Books For You: The Last Watchman of Old Cairo

By Editor, Literary Fiction Joseph, a literature student at Berkeley, is the son of a Jewish mother and a Muslim father. One day, a mysterious package arrives on his doorstep, pulling him into a mesmerizing adventure to uncover the tangled history that binds the two sides of his family. For generations, the men of the

Is the legend of Kalki, the 10th avatar of Vishnu, a hoax?

By A Staff Writer Penguin Random House India is thrilled to announce the release of The Sage’s Secret (Price Rs 299), a powerful and gripping saga that will have its readers turning pages till the wee hours of the morning. The Sage’s Secret marks the debut of Abhinav, a fresh and contemporary voice, who weaves

Mohammed Hanif returns with Red Birds

An American pilot crash lands in the desert and takes refuge in the very camp he was supposed to bomb. Hallucinating palm trees and worrying about dehydrating to death isn’t what Major Ellie expected from this mission. Still, it’s an improvement on the constant squabbles with his wife back home. In the camp, teenager Momo’s money­making schemes are failing. His brother left for his first day at

Meet the Feminist Rani

Feminist Rani is a collection of interviews with path-breaking and fascinating opinion leaders–Kalki Koechlin, Tanmay Bhatt, Gul Panag, Aditi Mittal, Gauri Sawant, and many more. These are women and men who have advocated gender equality and women’s rights through their work. These compelling conversations provide a perspective on the evolving concept of feminism in an