A Pinch of Salt in the Recipe Called Life

Editor | Non-fiction How should you decode change and disruption to differentiate yourself from others? How can you enjoy and learn from the grilling, baking, frying and boiling as we create our recipe of life? How can you understand and appreciate relationships better? How will you cope with a life that’s like a moving treadmill?

Djinn Patrol On The Purple Line out on Feb 1

Editor | Fiction Nine-year-old Jai drools outside sweet shops, watches too many reality police shows and considers himself to be smarter than his friends Pari and Faiz. When a classmate goes missing, Jai decides to use the crime-solving skills he has picked up from TV to find him. He asks Pari and Faiz to be

Penguin to publish Tahmima Anam’s The Start Up Wife

By A Correspondent New Delhi: Penguin Random House India has acquired The Start Up Wife by award-winning writer Tahmima Anam. Canongate in the UK and Scribner in the US will publish the book simultaneously. In India, it will be published under the Hamish Hamilton imprint, home to some of the most distinguished titles in literary

Made in India, the Milind Soman story

Editor | Non-fiction There’s more to Milind Soman than meets the eye (although, as his legions of female fans will agree, what meets the eye is pretty delish). Combining in himself the passion of an entrepreneur, the mind of a nerd, the discipline of an athlete, the curiosity of an explorer, the heart of a

Bahawalpur: The Kingdom that Vanished

Editor |History From the microcosm of Bahawalpur, this account helps to join the dots of a more coherent view of the macrocosm of Pakistan and queries the future route of the Islamic State. In the seventy or so years since Independence, much less has been written about the Princely States which acceded to Pakistan than

Ambedkar’s Preamble: A Secret History of the Constitution of India

Editor | Non-fiction On 26 January 1950, the Constitution of India was adopted formally and came into effect. Its preamble set out in brief the enlightened values it enshrined and hoped to engender. In a radical shift from mainstream constitutional history, this book establishes Dr B.R. Ambedkar’s irrefutable authorship of the preamble by uncovering the