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The "thoughtful and revealing" memoir will take readers through Priyanka's childhood in India, her teenage years in the US, to her return to India, where she unexpectedly won the national and global beauty pageants.
As Tablighis came under the scanner of the government post lockdown in India for allegedly ' spreading the coronavirus intentionally', journalist and noted author, Ziya Us Salam pens down a topical book on the history and evolution of this Jamaat. The book is being published by Harper Collins India.
Written in a variety of styles, from gritty social realism, folklore to magical realism, the stories in 'The Loneliness of Hira Barua' have been translated into English by Ranjita Biswas.
The shortlisted works reflect a wide diversity of Indian writing, in terms of theme and language. Five novels have been shortlisted.
The breezy narration makes the novella good to be lapped up without feeling the burden of the underlying issues in a very contemporary Russia.
I assess the fairplay of alternative-feminism in the subdued discourse of Koral Dasgupta in Ahalya when she talks with clarity, precision and balance about ‘pleasure’ as a slice of feminism, writes Nandini Sahu.
Doshi, born in the US and now living in Dubai, released her book in India last year as 'Girl in White Cotton' and it gets a UK release this Thursday as 'Burnt Sugar'.
“Letters to Mother”, translated from Gujarati by renowned film critic Bhawana Somaaya, will be released as ebook and hardback by Harper Collins India. These letters have been taken from Modi’s diary, dating back to 1986.
Ruben Banerjee, editor-in-chief, Outlook, lived through the 1999 Super Cyclone as a reporter based in Bhubaneswar. He extensively covered the disaster and later authored a book on it, The Orissa Tragedy – A Cyclone’s Year of Calamity.
Irrfan Khan: The Man, The Dreamer, The Star, authored by Assem Chhabra, released in January 2020. The book looks at the life and work of the actor that begins in a small household in Rajasthan and culminates in his face gazing down from billboards in Hollywood.
The #JCBPrizeTea series presents the shortlisted authors in conversation about books, writing process, and the current state of affairs over a cup of tea.
Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo jointly won the 2019 Booker Prize.
'Ideas are powerful. Ideas drive change. Good economics alone cannot save us. But without it, we are doomed to repeat the mistakes of yesterday.'
The Nobel Prize for Literature was postponed last year after a sexual harassment scandal left the institution paralysed.
‘The Tale of the Boy Who Never Laughed’ is a parable that tells the reader that it is important for Arabs and Muslims to learn to approach life and world more intellectually than sentimentally.
Quichotte is the 14th novel from prize-winning author Salman Rushdie.
An excerpt from ‘Citizen Delhi’, the autobiography of three-time Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. Dikshit, who was a senior Congress leader, passed away in Delhi on July 20 at the age of 81.
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.