Day: April 23, 2019

Ayesha At Last, a modern-day Pride and Prejudice

Editor | Pulp Fiction Ayesha Shamsi has a lot going on. Her dreams of being a poet have been overtaken by a demanding teaching job. Her boisterous Muslim family, and numerous (interfering) aunties, are professional naggers. And her flighty young cousin, about to reject her one hundredth marriage proposal, is a constant reminder that Ayesha

Muhammad Bin Tughlaq : Tale of a Tyrant

Editor | Fiction When his father dies, Prince Jauna Khan succeeds to the throne of Delhi as Muhammad bin Tughlaq. His reign will prove to be epic and bloody, but unsurpassed in splendour, innovation and defeat. A formidable strategist and remarkable scholar, the Sultan will go down in history for his brutality as well as

99 Not Out! Your Guide to a Long and Healthy Life

Editor | Wellness Longevity along with wellness is a process of moving towards a higher equilibrium of physical, mental and emotional well-being to lead a long and fulfilled life, while preventing disease. This book explains the principles that govern each type of well-being: physical, nutritional and emotional-mental, and shares tips on how we can engage

Penguin to release Queens of Crime, True Stories from India

Editor | Non-Fiction Dysfunctional families, sexual abuse, sheer greed and sometimes just a skewed moral compass. These are some of the triggers that drove the women captured in these pages to become lawbreakers. Queens of Crime demonstrates a haunting criminal power that most people do not associate women with. The acts of depravity described in

Essential Reads | Siyasi Muslims: A Story of Political Islams in India

Editor | Politics How do we make sense of the Muslims of India? Do they form a political community? Does the imagined conflict between slam and modernity affect the Muslims’ political behaviour in this country? Are Muslim religious institutions— mosques and madrasas—directly involved in politics? Do they instruct the community to vote strategically in all

Indian romance | Love Knows No LoC

Editor | Pulp Fiction A cross-border romance like no other! Zoya, a twenty-five-year-old Pakistani pop star, meets emerging Indian cricketer Kabeer while he is on tour in the country to play a match to promote Indo-Pak friendship. One thing leads to another and soon Kabeer and Zoya are inseparable. As their love for each other

Books For You | The Next Billion Users

Editor | Technology A digital anthropologist examines the online lives of millions of people in China, India, Brazil and across the Middle East home to most of the world’s Internet users – and discovers that what they are doing is not what we imagine. New media pundits obsess over online privacy and security, cyber bullying,

Penguin to publish The Beautiful Ones on October 29

By A Correspondent New Delhi: You can grab a copy of The Beautiful Ones by Prince, the American artistic visionary—singer, songwriter, musician, producer, actor and filmmaker on October 29. Originally acquired from Prince in 2016, this newly envisioned memoir will feature never-before-seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets written in Prince’s own hand, and the

Books For You | REIGNITED 2: Emerging Technologies of Tomorrow

Editor | Children’s Books Do you want to design futuristic self-driving cars? Be the first to communicate with extraterrestrial life? Find concrete solutions to global warming? Following the success of Reignited: Scientific Pathways to a Brighter Future, Srijan Pal Singh pens yet another significant book for students. This second volume bares all about some exciting