Day: May 27, 2019

Penguin is set to release ‘The Deadly Dozen’ by Anirban Bhattacharyya

Editor | Non-fiction A school teacher who killed multiple paramours with cyanide; a mother who trained her daughters to kill children; a thug from the 1800s who slaughtered more than 900 people, a manservant who killed girls and devoured their body parts. If you thought serial killers was a Western phenomenon, think again! These bone-chilling

Books For You | The Brotherhood in Saffron: RSS and Hindu Revivalism

Editor | Politics There is no better time than this after the resounding win of Narendra Modi-led BJP in the Lok Sabha elections to read how Hindu revivalism took hold of the country, subjecting Nehruvian ideals to the hammer blows of majoritarianism. Thirty years before they wrote the award-winning RSS: A View to the Inside,

Simon & Schuster India to release Booker winner Celestial Bodies in India

By A Correspondent New Delhi: Simon & Schuster India is delighted to announce that Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi has won the Man Booker International Prize 2019. According to the The Man Booker International Prize judges on Celestial Bodies is ‘a richly imagined, engaging and poetic insight into a society in transition and into lives

Books For You | Amit Shah: And The March of BJP

Editor | Politics The story of Amit Shah’s political life, struggles, rise and triumph is little known. For a leader who is often referred to as the Chanakya of Indian politics, who has dominated India’s fast-paced and complex political stage since 2014, has altered its electoral map by leading the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to