Month: November 2018

How did Malala fly? Her father tells all

Editor | Non-fiction The Guardian pick as one of the biggest and most interesting books of the year, Let Her Fly is the story of the father who inspired the phenomenon Malala Yousafzai, the global activist and the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. For over twenty years, Ziauddin Yousafzai has been fighting for equality

An inside look into undercover operations: The Anatomy of A Sting

Editor | Non-fiction Journalist Bhupen Patel has conducted many undercover operations over the course of his career. He has exposed all sorts of rackets, from mental asylums admitting patients without proper medical examinations to an illegal network of agents that arranges ‘temporary’ wives for Arab men looking to have a fling. The Anatomy of A

How you can be an Immortal For A Moment

 Editor | Non-Fiction For connecting and understanding the world around us and ourselves a little better, one has to read Immortal For A Moment (Published by Simon & Schuster) by Natasha Badhwar. As far as self-help books go, this is top-notch. If you are in love, afraid of being in love or in love but

Bad Blood wins FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year award

By A Correspondent John Carreyrou won the £30,000 prize at a ceremony at the National Gallery, London, after Bad Blood fought off strong competition from the other five shortlisted titles in a judging session on 12 November, including New Power: How It’s Changing The 21st Century–And Why You Need To Know by Henry Timms and

Penguin to publish definitive book on Indian elections by Prannoy Roy

By A Special Correspondent New Delhi: Ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in 2019, Penguin Random House India on Wednesday announced the publication of a definitive book on elections in India by eminent journalist and founder of the NDTV Group, Dr Prannoy Roy, along with Dorab Sopariwala, Editorial Adviser, NDTV. The book, to be

Books For You: Of course, it’s Butterfingers!

Editor | Fiction Bang! Thump! Crash! Who’s the wizard of the woeful, the foremost lord of the foul-up, the bumbling baron of blunders? Of course, it’s Butterfingers. Even when Amar Kishen-better known as Butterfingers-isn’t stumbling through misadventures, he sure has disaster tailing him every step of the way. And now that he’s back, his ‘brilliant’

Books For You: The Best of Tall Tales

Editor | Non-fiction The Best of Tall Tales (Pages 165, Price Rs 295) is a collection of stories curated from the lives of real people. The storytellers in this collection bare their soul, share their inner-most desires, fears, hopes, and inadequacies. Yes, it’s one of its kind collection where the stories are real, characters are

Books For You: Military History of India

Editor | Non-fiction This book covers all major aspects of the military history of India, including the organizational and operational dimensions. Beginning with ad 1600, it examines the role of the military from ancient times to the present day. The book also catalogues the various operations undertaken by the Indian Army through the centuries within