Tag: Hachette India

Mind Master: Winning Lessons from Viswanathan Anand

Editor | Non-fiction In a new book (coming out in December 11) aptly titled Mind Master, India’s first Grandmaster and five-time chess World Champion Viswanathan Anand looks back on his wealth of experience and shares sharp lessons on how to navigate life. In this absorbing account (as told to Susan Ninan), Anand takes readers on

Pangat: A Feast, Food and Lore from Marathi Kitchens

Editor | Food Discover the magic of Maharashtrian cuisine! If you thought that Marathi food was only about coconut and spices, or vada pao and missal pao, think again. In this delectable compendium of recipes and stories, culinary researcher Saee Koranne-Khandekar debunks the myths surrounding the foods of Maharashtra and showcases the versatility and sheer

Flawed: The Rise and Fall of India’s Diamond Mogul Nirav Modi

Editor | Business In early 2018, the implosion of Nirav Modi’s Firestar Diamonds International, on its way to becoming India’s first truly global luxury company, threw the country’s diamond industry, as well as its banking system, into utter disarray. Allegations against Modi, of defrauding banks to the tune of US$1.8 billion, brought a whole business

Indian Science Fiction | Contingency Plans for the Apocalypse

Editor | Fiction A sickly biologist shuts herself off from the world and its deadly pollutants to research her beloved microbiota in peace – until a chance encounter drives her to venture out into an unliveable Bangalore. In a dystopian Arizona, a couple performs forbidden life-saving abortions amid the threat of tanks and drones, the

Namrata Joshi’s Reel India: On the addiction that is Indian cinema

Editor | Arts If there’s one experience that unites India, it is cinema. In Reel India, award-winning film critic Namrata Joshi journeys through the interiors of the country intimately chronicling little-known stories about the nation’s incessant obsession with the movies. In Lucknow, she encounters a Shah Rukh Khan fan who has embraced an alternate reality