May 07, 2021 09:51 PM IST
Over two million books are published every year, not to mention countless essays, opinion pieces, and other articles. Here’s how to stop adding to the torrent.
- Apr 30, 2021 08:04 AM IST
'Have a purpose in life, and whether in Covid or normal times, retired or working, you’ll know what to do after breakfast each morning.'
- Apr 25, 2021 03:54 PM IST
Friends and fans remember his contributions to society and 'the language and literature that he wrote and loved in'
- Apr 24, 2021 05:17 PM IST
In fact, it's a collection of six books, called Shapers of Business Institutions, penned by former Tata Sons director R Gopalakrishnan, and five academics from SP Jain Institute of Management and Research.
- Apr 24, 2021 07:07 AM IST
Antonia Fraser’s 'The Pleasure of Reading' is a welcome respite at a time when concentrating on a book is next to impossible.
- Apr 22, 2021 11:52 PM IST
Australia's Stella Prize recognises some of the best writing by women authors in the country - here's a look at this year's winner and books that came very close to winning.
- Feb 27, 2021 08:28 AM IST
Award-winning author Sonia Faleiro's latest work of nonfiction follows the mysterious death of two teen girls found hanging from a tree in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh, in 2014.
- Feb 26, 2021 03:03 PM IST
One of the main questions federal regulators will look at when deciding whether to approve the Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster deal, is how big the two companies would be if combined
- Dec 25, 2020 09:42 AM IST
No society deserves a bank that runs out of money. No bank deserves a boss who runs amok with shenanigans. Journalist Pavan Lall in his book Yes Man: The Untold Story of Rana Kapoor has pieced together the account of how Rana Kapoor brought down one of the biggest private lenders in India. Lall recounts what he learnt about the man.
- Oct 23, 2020 06:00 PM IST
Launching a new publishing venture in an oversaturated media ecosystem — not to mention during a pandemic and economic crisis — may seem like a risky undertaking. But Stern has aligned herself with deep-pocketed backers.
- Aug 15, 2020 01:21 PM IST
Many online commentators have criticized the book in light of the immigration reforms pushed by Bush's administration and his involvement in the creation of ICE
- Aug 09, 2020 03:24 PM IST
During the shooting of an episode based on his short story Old man at the Temple, the writer visited the location himself and approved of it.
- Jul 22, 2020 11:45 AM IST
In his book, S Jaishankar talks about how India struggled to gain influence as its foreign policy carries "three major burdens" from its past.
- May 01, 2020 02:41 PM IST
The current lockdown limbo brings to mind a sentence from Antonio Gramsci’s Prison Notebooks: “The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born; in this interregnum, a great variety of morbid symptoms appear.”
- Apr 23, 2020 03:55 PM IST
April 23 was chosen as it is a symbolic date for world literature. It is on this date in 1616 that Cervantes, Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega all died
- Apr 15, 2020 01:28 PM IST
The most popular good-news accounts are focused on delivering coronavirus-related stories with a positive, productive message
- Mar 24, 2020 01:25 PM IST
Here is the dystopian binge list with five great films on disease outbreaks and five great books on pandemics you can watch and read during lockdown.
- Jan 16, 2020 03:12 PM IST
After its disheartening sales record earlier this week, Robert Sansom, who has worked at the store for the past 13 years, took to Twitter to share a picture of the empty bookstore, which went viral.
- Jan 14, 2020 03:01 PM IST
Here is a list of fiction and non-fiction titles from last year as recommended by Gautam Padmanabhan, CEO of Westland Publications that are engrossing, entertaining and insightful reads.
- Nov 27, 2019 04:41 PM IST
Journalists on the trail of the Panama Papers scandal mistook a Gulf-based businessman named Ratan Tata for the Indian industrialist.
- Sep 26, 2019 09:06 AM IST
Newspaper stalls and vendors are an important cog in the newspaper industry, but they have never been able to reap benefits from the existence of an independent and sustainable media ecosystem
- Aug 20, 2019 06:33 PM IST
As a thumb rule, take any loan only when you can easily repay it. So, for instance, thumb rules (its getting repeated) suggest that car loan EMIs should not exceed 15 percent of the net monthly income and personal loan EMIs should not exceed 10 percent.
- May 08, 2019 07:53 AM IST
In 'What the Economy Needs Now', prominent economists have said that while India has performed creditably in the last twenty-five years across different administrations, there is no room for complacency given our economic challenges. They are mounting.
- Feb 11, 2019 06:17 PM IST
While Unilever is highly process-oriented and goal-driven, reveals the author, while Tata Sons is very Indian and highly relationship-oriented.
- Dec 19, 2018 07:38 AM IST
Read on to know more about what we read in 2018.