Tag: Penguin Random House India

Book Recommendation: Preparing For Death by Arun Shourie

By Editor | Religion The one certainty in life, the one appointment which each of us will just have to face, is the one for which we do the least to prepare—death. From the lives and last days of the Buddha, Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Ramana Maharshi, Gandhiji, Vinoba; from our religious texts; from the teachings of

Not All Those Who Wander looks at the millennial friendship

Editor | Fiction Gehna Rai seems to have floated through the first seventeen years of her life and hasn’t a clue about what to do with the rest of it. She has normal friends, goes to a normal school and belongs to a normally dysfunctional family. In fact, everything about Gehna is normal-except she just

The World Between Us: A romantic read

Editor | Fiction When Amal finds out that her disastrous Tinder match is now going to be her boss, she can’t be more annoyed. Qais Ahmed is everything she never wants to be: narcissistic, manipulative and arrogant. However, despite her relentless efforts, she is unable to resist his charm and wit and is drawn to

The Power of Opportunity: How to chase golden opportunities

Editor | Non-fiction Opportunities are free, abundant, and available to all – including you. Better yet, golden opportunities are like powerful magnets that attract all the resources you need to succeed. People who started with nothing, like Dhirubhai Ambani, Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Sunil Mittal and Bill Gates, all leveraged the power of golden opportunities

Atwood’s poetry collection to be published in November

By A Correspondent By turns moving, playful and wise, these poems are about absences and endings, ageing and retrospection, but also about gifts and renewals. They explore bodies and minds in transition, as well as the everyday objects and rituals that embed us in the present. Werewolves, sirens, aliens and dreams make their appearance, as

7 dream JOBS and HOW to find THEM

Editor | Nonfiction On an average, eleven hours a day for the rest of your life, you’ll either be working or travelling to your workplace. Now imagine being stuck in the wrong job! A study says that 80 per cent of Indians are unhappy with their jobs. Then how can we find a job that