Day: August 22, 2018

Why you should read Bengali pulp fiction

By A Staff Writer Disappearing corpses. Scientists who are spies. Maniacal murderers. Brooding, remorseless detectives. Love triangles and murders. A robot that falls in love. Secrets of the dead and the departed. Sex, romance and betrayal. All these and more are to be found in these eight novellas and stories featuring spies, criminals, ghosts, black-magic

School is Not Just Grades

By A Staff Writer In Not Just Grades: Schools That Educate Differently (Published by Penguin) Professor Rajeev Sharma gives a different perspective to education in India. In the race to admit more and more children in privately run, English-medium schools and orient them to a world of cut-throat competition an d grades-based performance, the quality

Democracy on the Road with Ruchir Sharma

By A Staff Writer In a significant achievement Penguin Random House India is all set to publish  of one of the most important books of our times, Democracy on the Road by Ruchir Sharma. Sharma is the bestselling author of Breakout Nations and The Rise and Fall of Nations. The book will be published in