Amitav Ghosh's passion for climate change continues with 'Gun Island'
New Delhi, June 16 : Three years after making a forceful plea against the effects of environmental degradation, globally acclaimed author Amitav Ghosh returns to the subject by once again focusing on the Sundarbans, which he terms critical for the well being of West Bengal and neighbouring Bangladesh and lamenting that nations around the world are not responding adequately to the global scourge. Full Story
New book aims to decode the 'magic weight-loss pill'
New Delhi, May 14 : It's easy to wait for a magic weight-loss pill as many online advertisements tend to promise customers than to alter your lifestyle to incorporate effort, dedication and self-discipline for shedding those extra kilos. An upcoming book by two lifestyle coaches claims to decode the magic weight-loss pill.
'Hannibal' author's 6th thriller to release soon
New Delhi, May 8 : The creator of the widely-familiar fictional character Hannibal Lecter, which featured in the Oscar-winning "Silence of the Lambs", has penned another thriller book "Cari Mora" with a female protagonist which is set to hit the stores next week.
Of press freedom and confident women (Books This Weekend)
New Delhi, May 3 : This World Press Freedom Day (May 3), educate yourselves on two buzzwords key to those who present news to you: censorship and freedom of expression; Trace the rise of television journalism and what it is now, in the words of a veteran journalist; And finally, learn why women must, and can, overcome people-pleasing. Full Story
Book on Pakistan's ties with neighbours, US in August
New Delhi, April 26 : Authored by Pakistans political and strategic analyst Shuja Nawaz, a new book "The Battle For Pakistan: The Bitter US Friendship and a Tough Neighborhood" will explore Pakistans complex relationship with the US, and its neighbours - India and Afghanistan.
A weekend of unusual journeys ( Books This Weekend)
New Delhi, April 19 : This weekend, journey into the innermost chambers of the diary and mind of renowned Indian poet-scholar A K Ramanujan; Hop onto a train - or eighty - that take you around the world; And finally, begin the 100-day sojourn to a healthier and well-exercised brain.
Three books to read this election season (Books This Weekend)
New Delhi, April 12 : Update your knowledge of India's elections and democratic system with these books on the dynamics of successful campaigning; There are also 9 landmark judgements that advance the Constitution's principles of liberty, equality, fraternity; And finally a history of all the Indian elections that have happened till date. Full Story