Day: November 4, 2018

Succeeding the Akshay Kumar Way

Editor | Non-fiction Akshay Kumar’s life offers the perfect recipe for a ‘happiness package’! What is success? Is it money, fame, health, family, respect, happiness, professional acclaim, and satisfaction? In fact, success is all of this put together. Akshay has carved out a unique Success Quotient which can be emulated by anyone for a happy

Books For You: The IndiGo Story

Editor | Business The IndiGo Story is a fascinating analysis of the manner in which an unknown entity entered the perilous Indian sky and became its undisputed leader both in terms of market share and profitability. Lucidly written and sharply argued, this book highlights the company’s formative years as a fearless start-up and its evolution

#Essential Reads: The Great Indian School Bazaar

Editor | Non-fiction The Great Indian School Bazaar deals with a wide range of topics, including what drives parents to admit their children to certain schools, issues faced by principals, bullying, disciplining, and how school can be made ‘fun’. There is also a section on the relevance of our education system in the current global

#Essential Reads: India Ahead: 2025 and Beyond

Editor | Business India’s fundamentals are, no doubt, stronger now than ever before, but the country also faces several old and new challenges in the areas of politics, economics, and governance. These can only be met if we are able to generate sufficient political will to pursue the right policies and shake-off the dead weight

#Essential Reads: Meet the Invisible Men

Editor | Non-fiction Who are the men that we never see? Nandini Krishnan’s Invisible Men is richly detailed and thoroughly researched book which breaks down a lot of issues within the transgender community. Female-to-male transgenders, or transmasculine people as they are called, are just beginning to form their networks in India. But their struggles are

#Essential Reads: The Penguin Classics Book

Editor | Non-fiction Spanning 4,000 years from the legends of Ancient Mesopotamia to the poetry of the First World War, with Greek tragedies, Icelandic sagas, Japanese epics and much more in between, The Penguin Classics Book is filled with lively descriptions, cover designs, literary connections and the surprising stories behind the 1,200 books in the

The Penguin Classics Festival begins in Bengaluru

By A Correspondent Penguin Random House India has launched its first ever classics festival in India – The Penguin Classics Festivals: 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 this one-of-its-kind, month-long festival