Category: Fiction

Penguin to publish Shehan Karunatilaka’s Chats With the Dead in January

By A Correspondent New Delhi: Penguin Random House India has announced the upcoming publication of Commonwealth Book Prize and DSC Prize winning and internationally bestselling author Shehan Karunatilaka’s second novel Chats with the Dead. Acquired by Penguin Random House India, this book will be published under the Hamish Hamilton imprint, home to some of the

Penguin acquires book publishing assets of Duckbill

By A Correspondent New Delhi: Penguin Random House India has acquired the book-publishing assets of Duckbill Books that includes titles and its backlist of non-fiction and fiction books across a broad range of categories. The Duckbill brand will be published within Penguin Random House India’s children’s publishing group division. Duckbill Books is a leading independent

The Golden Eagle explores the world of birds

Editor | Books for Children “We will tell you a story” said Dovey. “We will tell you the story you wanted to hear.” The Rose Garden has always been famous for its marvellous tales of adventure, survival and travel recounted there. One evening, Shikar the squirrel’s favourite doves – Lovey and Dovey – narrate a

Adeyemi’s Children of Virtue and Vengeance to be published in December

By A Correspondent New Delhi: Children of Blood and Bone by 24-year-old author Tomi Adeyemi has exploded into a global phenomenon. Entertainment Weekly called Adeyemi “the new J.K. Rowling” and readers and critics alike are calling this fantasy novel inspired by both West Africa and the American black experience ground-breaking, relevant, and impossible to put

Find true love in Andre Aciman’s Find Me

Editor | Fiction In Find Me, Aciman shows us Elio’s father, Samuel, on a trip from Florence to Rome to visit Elio, now a gifted classical pianist. A chance encounter on the train upends Sami’s visit and changes his life forever. Elio soon moves to Paris, where he, too, has a consequential affair, while Oliver,

Seagull Books to publish Peter Handke’s The Great Fall

By A Correspondent The latest novel by Peter Handke, one of our greatest living writers, chronicles a day in life of an aging actor as he makes his way on foot from the outskirts of a great metropolis into its center. He is scheduled to receive a prestigious award that evening from the country’s president,