Month: October 2018

Jeffrey Archer takes you for a spin in Heads You Win

Editor | Fiction One man. Two lives. A family divided. Are you ready for the twist? Leningrad, Russia, 1968. Alexander Karpenko is no ordinary child, and from an early age, it is clear he is destined to lead his countrymen. But when his father is assassinated by the KGB for defying the state, he and

A Thriller For You | Past Tense | Lee Child

Editor | Fiction The most hotly anticipated thriller of 2018 follows our hero Jack Reacher on a quest into his father’s past and climaxes in the most stomach-clenching, hair-raising, blood-curling ticking-time- bomb of an adventure yet. Jack Reacher plans to follow the autumn sun on an epic road trip across America, from Maine to California.

Books For You: What’s The Secret Network of Nature?

Editor | Science & Technology Did you know that trees can influence the rotation of the earth? Or that wolves can alter the course of a river? Or that earthworms control wild boar populations? The natural world is a web of intricate connections, many of which go unnoticed by humans. But it is these connections

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown

Editor | Fiction Millions of children all over the world are readers because of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and fans will not be disappointed with the publication of the much anticipated Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown, the thirteenth book in the series, which will release simultaneously with twenty four other publishers worldwide

Chakraborty’s Black Suits You to be turned into a web-series 

By A Correspondent New Delhi: Penguin Random House India on Thursday announced that Alt Balaji, Ekta Kapoor’s digital wing of Balaji, has acquired the rights of Novoneel Chakraborty’s novel Black Suits You, a bestseller known for its gripping and fast-paced plot.  It was in top 5 thrillers in Amazon for 15 weeks straight. Black Suits You

Kautuk Srivastava shows his Red Card

Editor | Fiction Red Card, is a coming-of-age, football story set in a Mumbai school of the mid-2000s, by screenwriter and stand-up comedian Kautuk Srivastava. Heartwarming and insightful, the narrative follows the adventures of the protagonist, Rishabh Bala, on his journey to manhood. When Rishabh Bala reaches the tenth standard, life takes a turn for

Duryodhanization: The dark side of management

Editor | Non-fiction Duryodhan was a man of strong character and integrity. Duhshasan was respectful, generous and kind towards women. Shakuni was a very simple man who loved his subjects unconditionally. Duryodhanization refers to the birth and processes of development of a villainous character-whether in works of history or mythology. In this book, Nishant Uppal

#Essential Reads | What China and India Once Were

Editor | Foreign Affairs Here is a brilliant book that help you to understand modern China and India through an unprecedented comparative analysis of their long histories. Sheldon Pollock and Benjamin Elman’s What China and India Once Were is a timely, far-ranging comparison of the thought, politics, institutions, social practices and more of two great

Pulp fiction | The Diary on the Fifth Floor

Editor | Fiction A woman leaves her infant at home but finds her on a busy street in an unexpected turn of events. Another woman wakes up in a flight hours later, befuddled, in the strangest circumstance. The Diary on the Fifth Floor  (Published by Rupa, Pages 184, Price Rs 295) is a fascinating tale