Of friendship, love, search for life and abandonment (Books This Weekend)
New Delhi, Jan 18 : Witness the unbreakable bond of two girls whose ambition beats patriarchy and poverty; live through a true big fat Bollywood romance; tread through the lanes of Kathmandu as a young girl seeks love and her own space in life, and finally, explore how an 'Orange' sanyaasi life feels like through the eyes of a child abandoned by the mother.
About She Lies In Wait
New Delhi, January 18: Gytha Lodge is a writer and a multi-award winning playwright from Cambridge. Lodge developed a large reading audience online following for her young adult fiction and children's writing.
William Dalrymple to skip JLF 2019
New Delhi, Jan 17 : Noted writer-historian and co-director of the Jaipur Literature Festival William Dalrymple will not be attending the 2019 edition of the annual literary extravaganza, scheduled to take place in the Pink City from January 24 to 28.
Author K. C. Agrawal's new book proposes vital electoral reforms
New Delhi , Jan 14 : Renowned author K. C. Agrawal's forthcoming book, India in Chaos, Only Judiciary Can Save by Electoral Reforms and Playing A Third Eye proposes vital 'electoral reforms' that can surely establish governments capable of fulfilling the basic objectives of the Constitution.
HarperCollins to publish slew of Arshia Sattar's works
New Delhi, Jan 11 : Classical scholar Arshia Sattars translation of the Valmiki Ramayana, "Uttara: The Book of Answers"; "Lost Loves: Exploring Rama's Anguish"; and "Tales from the Kathasaritasagara by Somadev", will be published by HarperCollins India, the publisher announced on Friday.
Of Islamic history, Malayalam literature, villains and Chanakya's lessons (Books This Weekend)
New Delhi, Jan 4 : As 2019 settles in, enrich your knowledge with a concise history of the 1,400-year-old schism between Shias and Sunnis; read 14 translated stories by a celebrated modernist Malayalam litterateur; learn if villains are born, made or made up through the character of Mahabharatas villain, Duryodhana; and finally, see what life lessons Chanakya can teach students.
Five books to look forward to in January 2019
New Delhi, Dec 31 : As 2018 speeds by, bibliophiles will have an opportunity to ring out the old and ring in the new with major literary festivals, awards and, as always, several promising offerings slated to hit the stands in January 2019.