French writer Dominique Lapierre, who was celebrated for his novels about the World War II struggle to liberate Paris and depicting a life of hardship in a Kolkata slum, died on December 4 at the age of 91. Born on July 30, 1931, in Chatelaillon, Lapierre has sold about 50 million copies of the six books he wrote in collaboration with the American writer Larry Collins — the most famous being Is Paris Burning?
The celebrated author, 75, lost his vision in one eye and the use of one hand after he was attacked in New York in August.
South India’s resentment for northern states comes from losing control over resources due to population divergence and centralised government, as evinced in Nilakantan RS' new book 'South vs North: India’s Great Divide'.
There's something for everyone -- history lovers, cooking enthusiasts, horror and thriller aficionados.
Quentin Tarantino takes us on a wild journey into the movies he saw growing up; examining them with a lovingly critical eye and showing us how they influenced his filmmaking career.
Our academics have read hundreds of books this year and out of those, we have managed to pluck these five.
Setting targets of the number of books to read only makes the end larger than the means.
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s latest novel is a tale of sisterhood set against the backdrop of India’s struggle for freedom.
John McManus’s 'Inside Qatar' examines the lives of outsiders and citizens in the wealthy Gulf state.
Notably, the Madhya Pradesh government recently launched books for the MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) course in Hindi.
The holidays are a good time to catch up on some reading, and what better way to do it than with Bill Gates and his recommendations.
Tanuj Solanki places his new crime thriller 'Manjhi’s Mayhem' at the centre of the politics of language and storytelling.
Jordan Castro’s slim debut novel deals with the predicament of an author trying to finish his manuscript but unable to stay offline.
A detailed guide to all the latest OTT releases, book recommendations, podcasts and exciting activities to indulge in over the weekend! This weekend, you can pick from a host of Netflix & Amazon prime releases, a book on making better decisions, listening to podcasts, attending fun events & much more!
In her new book, the just released 'The Light We Carry: Overcoming In Uncertain Times' — to be published simultaneously in 14 languages and 27 countries — Michelle Obama reflects on change, challenges, self-worth, power and wants people to feel a little less alone after reading it
Happy Children's Day 2022: Draw little ones into the magical world of storytelling.
Moore’s prose, in this short story collection, is engaging, but ultimately makes you want to revisit his legendary comic books.
A new translation of Dr Savita Ambedkar's Marathi autobiography, by Nadeem Khan, ‘Babasaheb: My Life with Dr Ambedkar', will hopefully help ease the pain of a wife vilified and erased by many.
In a world where everyone is telling stories, it would be wise to investigate how they are framed and the power they have over us, says literary scholar Peter Brooks.
The nine stories in the American writer's latest collection, 'Liberation Day', are not simple reads; the interior monologues and multiple viewpoints capture a sense of entrapment, of love and loss
Ankur Warikoo's recommendations range from books on business advice to better living.
Christopher Andersen's book, 'The King: The Life of Charles III', is releasing next week. It promises to be a sympathetic yet unsparing portrait of the king.
In 'Wise Wealth', Rajmohan Krishnan draws on interviews with 35 super wealthy Indians to explain.
Stock up your bookshelves with some new releases.
Mark Bergen's 'Like, Comment, Subscribe' is a definitive account of a business that is an integral part of many of our daily media consumption routines.