Day: May 20, 2019

Books For Kids | Puffin brings to air The Jungle Radio

Editor | Children’s Books Puffin is celebrating the World Environment Day with a series of books, meant for budding children. Come, listen to the sweet jungle orchestra, featuring the Woodpecker’s drums, the Hornbill’s trumpet and the Kingfisher’s blues. When curious little Gul hears some strange sounds coming from her radio, she follows the musical clues

Books For You | Delhi Darshan: The History and Monuments of India’s Capital

Editor | History Giles Tillotson provides a fascinating account of Delhi’s built heritage, from the traces of the earliest settlements at Indraprastha, through the grand legacies of the Delhi Sultans and the great Mughals, to the ordered symmetries of Lutyens’ Delhi and the towering skyscrapers of Gurgaon. Filled with quirky details and original insights, as

Jairam Ramesh to write V K Krishna Menon’s biography

By A Correspondent New Delhi: Penguin Random House India will publish a biography of political stalwart V.K. Krishna Menon to be written by eminent writer-politician Jairam Ramesh. Titled Chequered Brilliance: The Many Lives of V K Krishna Menon, the book will be released in the first quarter of 2020. Published in the Allen Lane imprint,

Books For You | Virat: The Making of a Champion

Editor | Cricket The gripping and action-packed story of the boy who never gave up! He is that exceptional teenager who returned to play an innings the day his dad passed away. He is the chubby rookie who now sets fitness goals. He is the fiery batsman and nimble fielder who always wants to win.

Books For You | Celestial Bodies, the coming of age story of Oman

Editor | Fiction Celestial Bodies is set in the village of al-Awafi in Oman, where we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries Abdallah after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla who rejects all offers while waiting for her beloved, who has emigrated to Canada. These three women and their

Books For Kids | Maths Skill Builders

Editor | Books For Children With over 50 activities in each book, The Maths Skill Builders series aims to foster in children the subject skills and twenty-first century skills that are essential for success. These books enable the acquisition of numerical, logical and thinking skills, with kids learning and practicing key skills through play. The

After Fire and Fury, Wolff lays Siege to Trump Under Fire

Editor | Diplomacy With Fire and Fury,  Michael Wolff defined the first phase of the Trump administration; now, in Siege, he has written an equally essential and explosive book about a presidency that is under fire from almost every side. A stunningly fresh narrative that begins just as Trump’s second year as president is getting

Books For You | Ruskin Bond’s memoir, Coming Round The Mountain

Editor | Books For Children New Delhi: Coming Round the Mountain is part three of Ruskin Bond’s award-winning memoir for children (following Looking for the Rainbow and Till the Clouds Roll By). This is Ruskin’s story of growing up, of friendship and goodbyes, set against the backdrop of India’s independence. This is the first time

Books For You | Cricket World Cup | The Indian challenge

Editor | Cricket This is a riveting read for a cricket lover, especially an India fan. A remarkable, eye-witness history of the Cricket World Cup from an Indian perspective the book details the little-known story of India’s turning point in one-day cricket in Guyana, when Kapil Dev’s team in March 1983 beat the previously unassailable