Day: October 8, 2018

Books For You: House of Screams By Andaleeb Wajid

Editor | Fiction Tired, she soon fell asleep to the sound of Zain’s gentle breathing. The crickets outside seemed to have finally gone quiet. An hour later, the screams began. When Muneera finds out she’s inherited her uncle’s old house on Myrtle Lane, she decides to move in with her husband, Zain, and their three-year-old

Penguin Random House expanding its local presence to South East Asia in 2019

By A Special Correspondent New Delhi: On the eve of the 2018 Frankfurt Book Fair, the annual international celebration of the global book marketplace, Penguin Random House, the world’s largest trade-book publisher, has announced the extension and expansion of its commitment to local publishing in Asia, currently represented by its Penguin Random House North Asia

Coelho’s Hippie interweaves adventure, philosophy and true stories

Editor | Non-fiction In Hippie, his most autobiographical novel to date, Paulo Coelho takes us back in time to re-live the dream of a generation that longed for peace and dared to challenge the established social order-authoritarian politics, conservative modes of behavior, excessive consumerism, and an unbalanced concentration of wealth and power. Following the “three

#Books For You: The Man Who Wasn’t There | Anil Ananthaswamy

Editor | Non-Fiction Anil offers an intimate look at the latest neuroscience of schizophrenia, autism, Alzheimer’s disease, and Cotard’s syndrome among others to reveal the awesome power of the human sense of self. Extensive in-depth interviews venture into the lives of individuals who offer remarkable, sometimes heart-wrenching insights. One man cut off his own leg.

#Books For You: Through Two Doors At Once | Anil Ananthaswamy

Editor |Non-Fiction Many of science’s greatest minds have grappled with the Young devised it in the early 1800s to show that light behaves like a wave, and in doing so opposed Isaac Newton. Nearly a century later, Albert Einstein showed that light comes in quanta, or particles, and the experiment became key to a fierce

Bloomsbury acquires Elizabeth Gilbert’s City of Girls

Editor | Literary Fiction Alexandra , editor-in-chief at Bloomsbury publishing has acquired City of Girls, the new novel by the number one and international bestselling author of Eat Pray Love, Elizabeth Gilbert. UK and Commonwealth rights (ex. Canada) were acquired from Sarah Chalfant at the Wylie Agency. Bloomsbury will publish City of Girls, an epic

The Great War: India’s Writing on the First World War

Editor | Non-Fiction The Great War, as the First World War was referred to, saw the service of over 1.3 million Indians, of whom 74,000 never made it back home. For their families, the War was something they could not fully fathom. Soldiers from the Indian subcontinent won over 12,908 awards for bravery, including 11