Jun 12, 2021 07:27 AM IST
Rahul Raina’s debut novel, How to Kidnap the Rich, is a biting satire that deals with the all-pervasive Indian realities of inequality, caste, class and corruption.
- Jun 09, 2021 01:10 PM IST
This novel offers tantalizing clues into the unconscious of Clinton, now 74.
- Jun 06, 2021 10:03 AM IST
Why is it that given the same data, people arrive at different decisions? Why is it that the same person can reach different conclusions at different times? And what implications does this have for life, the justice system, and for business? 'Noise' takes on these questions, and offers some solutions.
- May 14, 2021 09:26 PM IST
At a time when the conflict in Gaza is spinning out of control, Ibtisam Azem’s audacious 'The Book of Disappearance' asks what would happen if all the Palestinians in the area vanished overnight.
- May 06, 2021 03:08 PM IST
The book lists and illustrates concepts like increasing returns and company ecosystem that give digital firms an edge over traditional businesses.
- May 01, 2021 06:05 AM IST
The author’s 'Whereabouts' deals with incidents in the life of a professor in Rome and is shot through with solitude, detachment, and a sense of individuals in the shadows of their pasts.
- Apr 27, 2021 11:58 AM IST
'Sooley' follows the familiar Grisham playbook—short chapters, plenty of foreshadowing, and a rapid-fire prose that's easy to read and hard to put down.
- Apr 24, 2021 03:11 PM IST
Mainstream and entertaining, the stories in this book will appeal to most people.
- Apr 17, 2021 03:28 PM IST
'Uncle Nehru, Please Send Us An Elephant!' asks questions about animal rights and raises ecological concerns, even as the illustrations show each elephant with a winning personality of its own.
- Apr 10, 2021 07:13 PM IST
Suchitra Vijayan's new book 'Midnight’s Borders' is the result of seven years of travels through border areas, including the borders between India and China, India and Pakistan and India and Myanmar.
- Apr 10, 2021 12:06 PM IST
New works in English translation by Joseph Andras and Kamel Daoud offer vivid and contrasting accounts of the impact of foreign domination.
- Apr 03, 2021 07:31 AM IST
Neck pain? Check. Overheating laptop? Check. Managing family expectations when you have work to do? Check. Grace Paul's 'ultimate guide' is a comforting book of practical advice on working from home
- Mar 27, 2021 09:10 AM IST
How did a 50-year-old debut author’s crime novel beat Obama’s memoir on the bestseller lists and sell close to a million copies in hardback, with film rights bought by Spielberg?
- Mar 27, 2021 07:39 AM IST
Cal Newport’s Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World views time as a finite resource that should be optimised to grow. Social media is shallow, distracting and multitasking a big no if you want to be productive, says Newport.
- Mar 21, 2021 07:25 AM IST
As he chronicles the journey of ‘W’ from being a Yemeni migrant to a British citizen, Kamran Khan says the language test lets the British practice xenophobia while insulating them from accusations of overt racism.
- Mar 20, 2021 09:07 AM IST
Ten years after the start of the Syrian civil war, a look at two books on the legacy of a secret library in a town near Damascus.
- Mar 14, 2021 08:55 AM IST
The book tells the story of how in 90 days a startup, assisted by an IIT-Kanpur team, built an affordable but high-quality ventilator. It offers insights into technology, creativity and empathy that went into making a world-class product.
- Mar 13, 2021 09:20 AM IST
How do writers of non-fiction write about cities, and can their books capture the essence of a metropolis?
- Mar 06, 2021 07:48 AM IST
In his book Together, Vivek H Murthy, who is Biden’s pick to be the surgeon general, underscores the need for social connection to ensure physical and emotional wellbeing.
- Feb 27, 2021 07:39 AM IST
In his book Quantum Marketing, Rajamannar says ethical behaviour must extend to data collection and analytics. To Quantum CMOs, he says be willing to learn, have a global mindset and stay abreast of the latest developments.
- Feb 27, 2021 07:25 AM IST
Published by Karadi Tales in partnership with the People’s Archive of Rural India, House of Uncommons is a fictionalised narrative based on real-life stories of children living with HIV.
- Feb 20, 2021 07:52 AM IST
Switching from one interest to another may not be “a failure of perseverance”. It could be an “astute recognition that better matches are available”.
- Feb 20, 2021 07:49 AM IST
Gayathri Prabhu’s Love in Seven Easy Steps, Rucha Chitrodia’s It’s Also About Mynah and Madhavi S Mahadevan’s Bride of the Forest look at love and its many aftermaths.
- Feb 20, 2021 07:39 AM IST
The Punished is a collection of short stories based on a study on death-row prisoners in India. In an exclusive interview with Moneycontrol, Anup Surendranath, the lead author of the study and Jahnavi Misra, who transformed the report into a set of stories speak on effectiveness, feasibility and ethics of capital punishment.
- Feb 13, 2021 09:36 AM IST
Sathnam Sanghera’s Empireland: How Imperialism Has Shaped Modern Britain peers through a fog of amnesia and nostalgia to investigate how colonialism made Britain what it is today.