While starting Freshworks, Girish Mathrubootham resolved to focus on riding the wave of existing trends in the market. Here's why.
Conversations with descendants of people who lived through the 1947 Partition come together in author Aanchal Malhotra’s 'In The Language of Remembering: The Inheritance of Partition'.
A lovingly curated list of 16 recently released books for children that are excellent for summer reading.
A highly decorated biography, this book also features testimonials from India’s stalwarts. The man and the book have both cemented their presence. Bookstrapping rating: 3.5.
In her new volume of essays, the writer reveals what the Italian language means to her and reflects on the changes in her life and writing.
Ruskin Bond takes a trip down memory lane. The much loved writer and author is out with a new book, 'Song of the Forest'.
Sonia Faleiro on how 'The Good Girls' is different from 'Beautiful Thing', how she ended up writing a whole book on the murder of two teenage girls in Katra Sadatganj, and more.
"I remembered the time I wrote a letter to J.R.D. Tata 50 years ago, without any connections. I requested him to go through the letter even if it was from a small-town girl who was unknown to him."
King Rao escapes caste-based oppression in his hometown of Kothapalli and goes away, only to create a social system that reinforces existing social hierarchies. Bookstrapping rating: 3.5 stars.
Social media, streaming services and other websites are a constant distraction, but there are deeper causes for putting off reading.
'Leaders, Politicians and Citizens' is a collection of short biographical sketches of 50 politicians and people in public life who have influenced the politics of post-Independence India.
World Bank economist Shrayana Bhattacharya on placing a copy of her book 'Desperately Seeking Shah Rukh' in Shah Rukh Khan's home library, her book and the economics of fandom.
While Akwaeke Emezi’s book is mostly an inward narrative, Kazim Ali’s an adventurous ride. But they both amount to the same conclusion: “Places do not belong to us. We belong to them.”
In her debut novel, author Harini Nagendra gives us a female protagonist who breaks gender and caste stereotypes even as she give us an unputdownable murder mystery set in 1920s Bengaluru.
Abhinav Chandrachud met Soli Sorabjee at the latter's south Delhi home in May 2018. The book, an authorised biography, grew from interviews that Chandrachud recorded then.
Geoff Dyer’s new book is a sustained meditation on the later careers of artists and athletes, as well as his own circumstances.
Friday (April 29, 2022) was Irrfan Khan’s second death anniversary. A memoir by one of his directors, Anup Singh, brings alive what really made him the actor and man that he was.
New fiction by Emily St. John Mandel, Jennifer Egan and Sequoia Nagamatsu connects the past, present and future to explore what it’s like to be a human being today.
Cooking the books, banking deceits, Ponzi schemes... 'Corporate Frauds' delves into why rich people commit fraud and how some of the biggest cases have changed the way India does business.
In their new book, scientists Morten Christiansen and Nick Chater put forward the intriguing argument that origins of language lie in cultural improvisation and human imagination.
World Book Day 2022: UNESCO, in its message to mark the day, said that there is even greater need to cherish books --symbols of hope -- in uncertain times.
The survival of that huge nationwide network of bookstores in Spain, where readership levels are not particularly high, is “one of the great paradoxes of this country, but I think we’re living in a kind of book bubble,” said Victor López-Bachiller, who owns a bookstore in Urueña.
Harvard Business School professors Geoffrey Jones and Tarun Khanna say yes, and no.