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  • Book review: Author Steven Levy goes beyond bits, bytes and balance sheets to tell the inside story of Facebook Apr 29, 2020 05:47 PM IST

    Book review: Author Steven Levy goes beyond bits, bytes and balance sheets to tell the inside story of Facebook

    'In Facebook: The Inside Story', Levy turns his massively insightful gaze to the trajectory of Facebook from its birth, its dizzying growth, and its embattled present, when its reputation is extensively scarred.

  • Book Review: Looking at the Flipkart story with a dispassionate eye Apr 27, 2020 01:48 PM IST

    Book Review: Looking at the Flipkart story with a dispassionate eye

    'Big Billion Startup - The Untold Flipkart Story' by Mihir Dalal is not a publicity exercise for Flipkart, for Amazon, or for the e-commerce sector. The writer has the ability to appraise all these buzzwords critically.

  • Mesmerising and touching tales from inside India’s isolated tribal communities Apr 25, 2020 08:16 AM IST

    Mesmerising and touching tales from inside India’s isolated tribal communities

    A new book on India’s six isolated tribes by Nidhi Dugar Kundalia gives us a fascinating glimpse into the lives of often ignored and unjustly treated communities of India.

  • Book review: A Spanish novel of uncanny events that resonates with our time Apr 17, 2020 11:01 AM IST

    Book review: A Spanish novel of uncanny events that resonates with our time

    The Pied Piper’s tale is among those that come to mind when reading acclaimed Spanish author Andrés Barba’s new novel, A Luminous Republic, in an English translation by Lisa Dillman.

  • What to read during a pandemic, including books not about pandemics Apr 03, 2020 07:43 PM IST

    What to read during a pandemic, including books not about pandemics

    Here are some suggestions that span different subjects and states of mind, for those who want to spend some time away from the current scenario or simply put it in context.

  • Travelling vicariously during a period of self-isolation Mar 20, 2020 03:33 PM IST

    Travelling vicariously during a period of self-isolation

    These books, in various ways, bring out what Thomas Swick once identified as the seven joys of travel - Anticipation, movement, break from routine, novelty, discovery, emotional connection, and heightened appreciation of home.

  • How women navigate a world designed for men, and the price they pay Mar 13, 2020 05:12 PM IST

    How women navigate a world designed for men, and the price they pay

    Caroline Criado Perez’s data-supported book explains how women face risks to their careers, lives and health due to systems and designs that see the default human as male.

  • Reading Don Delillo’s 'Cosmopolis' during social and financial uncertainty Mar 13, 2020 08:05 AM IST

    Reading Don Delillo’s 'Cosmopolis' during social and financial uncertainty

    The novel met with decidedly mixed reviews when it was published in 2003, but it can be rewarding to re-read it now in the context of all that has happened since.

  • Women and Virago Press: A publishing house of their own Mar 06, 2020 08:22 AM IST

    Women and Virago Press: A publishing house of their own

    The publishing company's influence extends beyond merely being the acceptable face of mainstream Western feminism.

  • New book claims Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gets employees to blow-dry his armpit sweat before key events: Report Feb 25, 2020 05:02 PM IST

    New book claims Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gets employees to blow-dry his armpit sweat before key events: Report

    The report noted that his tendency towards excessive sweating when anxious first came to the fore during a 2010 televised interview with technology journalist Kara Swisher.

  • Book Review | 7 Sutras offers inspiring stories & new perspectives on scaling organisations Feb 25, 2020 08:51 AM IST

    Book Review | 7 Sutras offers inspiring stories & new perspectives on scaling organisations

    Without being preachy, the author's choice of covering organisations suggests that almost all of these ventures scaled because they had a mission that was larger than any profit targets, or the personal ambition of attaining fame, glory and unicorn valuations.

  • Review | Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo's new book presents poverty and migration in new light Feb 20, 2020 07:49 PM IST

    Review | Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo's new book presents poverty and migration in new light

    Banerjee and Duflo, along with fellow economist Michael Kremer, brought an experimental approach to economics to focus on poverty, and in particular, how the poor make decisions. This approach,while popular in medical research, is a pioneering effort on part of the Nobel prize winners to use randomized control trials in economic studies.

  • Book Review | How the elephant can learn to dance with the dragon Dec 18, 2019 11:23 AM IST

    Book Review | How the elephant can learn to dance with the dragon

  • The troubled life and death of Sunanda Pushkar Jul 27, 2019 06:25 PM IST

    The troubled life and death of Sunanda Pushkar

    A new book chronicles Pushkar’s tumultuous life and the mystery surrounding her death.This excerpt gives a glimpse into the disintegration of her marriage to Congress politician Shashi Tharoor

  • Book Review | Tata Vs Mistry: Deconstructing one of corporate India's most infamous spats Jul 06, 2019 04:06 PM IST

    Book Review | Tata Vs Mistry: Deconstructing one of corporate India's most infamous spats

    For those who have never followed the feud, Tata Vs Mistry is a good place to start.

  • Book Review | Who is Revathi Roy? - An inspiring story of a woman with indomitable spirit Jun 22, 2019 11:28 AM IST

    Book Review | Who is Revathi Roy? - An inspiring story of a woman with indomitable spirit

    Who is Revati Roy? is a read that captures the value of grit, and the power of the human spirit.

  • Book Review | With a new government in place, leading economists seek the way ahead May 31, 2019 10:10 AM IST

    Book Review | With a new government in place, leading economists seek the way ahead

    What The Economy Needs Now manages to gather India's most pressing development issues in a single volume, some of which is explained in great detail, which creates a sense of urgency for the mammoth task ahead.

  • Book Review | What happens when a Naxalite is forced to choose between duty and desire? Apr 06, 2019 09:07 AM IST

    Book Review | What happens when a Naxalite is forced to choose between duty and desire?

    Vineet Agarwal's novel is a ray of light that penetrates through the dense forests of the Dandakaranya region to reveal the rarely seen and complex nexus behind India's most persistent internal security threat.

  • Udayan Mukherjee's book 'Dark Circles' tells a complicated story of familial ties Nov 01, 2018 12:41 PM IST

    Udayan Mukherjee's book 'Dark Circles' tells a complicated story of familial ties

    Business journalist Udayan Mukherjee is set to debut as a fiction author with his novel Dark Circles

  • WWF-India launches first-ever nature-themed comic book Jun 23, 2018 05:15 PM IST

    WWF-India launches first-ever nature-themed comic book

    The book was launched by Bikram Grewal, eminent ornithologist and author, and Ravi Singh, Secretary and CEO, WWF-India, followed by a meet and greet/book signing with the authors, Rohan Chakravarty and Bijal Vachharajani.

  • Coffee Can Investing: Ambit's money managers share a risk-free way to build your retirement corpus Mar 29, 2018 05:03 PM IST

    Coffee Can Investing: Ambit's money managers share a risk-free way to build your retirement corpus

    In a chat with Moneycontrol, the money managers at Ambit Capital spoke about how individuals could make a decent retirement nest egg through equity investing.

  • How 'Mann Ki Baat' was almost named 'PM Ke Saath Ru Ba Ru' May 29, 2017 12:53 PM IST

    How 'Mann Ki Baat' was almost named 'PM Ke Saath Ru Ba Ru'

    A short history of the Prime Minister's popular radio show has been chronicled in a book 'Mann Ki Baat: A Social Revolution on Radio'.

  • Book review: Indian Railways - 'The Weaving of a National Tapestry' Apr 27, 2017 07:20 PM IST

    Book review: Indian Railways - 'The Weaving of a National Tapestry'

    Watch the interview of Gurcharan Das, Novelist Editor, Penguin Series and Bibek Debroy, Author, Indian Railways, The Weaving of a National Tapestry, Member, NITI Aayog with Ronojoy Banerjee on CNBC-TV18, in which they shared their views on 164 years of Indian railways.

  • 3 projects saw double digit revenue decline post cash ban Jan 09, 2017 04:14 PM IST

    3 projects saw double digit revenue decline post cash ban

    In an interview with CNBC-TV18, Nitin Patel, ED of Sadbhav Engineering said that demonetisation has impacted three of their projects where revenue decline has been in double digits.

  • The Ocean of the Churn: The Real Indian history Aug 11, 2016 10:44 AM IST

    The Ocean of the Churn: The Real Indian history

    The Ocean of the Churn by Sanjeev Sanyal discusses an urgent need to revisit the history of a vastly complex and populous region, the Indian ocean region.

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