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  • Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ editor starts her own publishing firm Oct 23, 2020 06:00 PM IST

    Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ editor starts her own publishing firm

    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.

  • George W. Bush's new book of paintings stirs controversy online Aug 15, 2020 01:21 PM IST

    George W. Bush's new book of paintings stirs controversy online

    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

  • Malgudi memories revived: RK Narayanan's fictional work gets its own museum in Karnataka Aug 09, 2020 03:24 PM IST

    Malgudi memories revived: RK Narayanan's fictional work gets its own museum in Karnataka

    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.

  • External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar unveils new book on India’s 'struggle gaining influence in foreign policy' Jul 22, 2020 11:45 AM IST

    External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar unveils new book on India’s 'struggle gaining influence in foreign policy'

    In his book, S Jaishankar talks about how India struggled to gain influence as its foreign policy carries "three major burdens" from its past.

  • Writers on the state of being in limbo May 01, 2020 02:41 PM IST

    Writers on the state of being in limbo

    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.”

  • World Book Day 2020 | Why it is celebrated, other interesting facts you must know Apr 23, 2020 03:55 PM IST

    World Book Day 2020 | Why it is celebrated, other interesting facts you must know

    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

  • Coronavirus pandemic | The news is making people anxious, so here’s what they’re reading instead Apr 15, 2020 01:28 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | The news is making people anxious, so here’s what they’re reading instead

    The most popular good-news accounts are focused on delivering coronavirus-related stories with a positive, productive message

  • Coronavirus pandemic | 10 dystopian books/movie to read/watch during lockdown Mar 24, 2020 01:25 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | 10 dystopian books/movie to read/watch during lockdown

    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.

  • How one tweet turned around the fate of this antique bookshop in the UK Jan 16, 2020 03:12 PM IST

    How one tweet turned around the fate of this antique bookshop in the UK

    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.

  • You can kickstart your reading goals for 2020 with these powerful books from last year Jan 14, 2020 03:01 PM IST

    You can kickstart your reading goals for 2020 with these powerful books from last year

    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.

  • Book Excerpt | When the Panama Papers almost implicated the wrong Ratan Tata Nov 27, 2019 04:41 PM IST

    Book Excerpt | When the Panama Papers almost implicated the wrong Ratan Tata

    Journalists on the trail of the Panama Papers scandal mistook a Gulf-based businessman named Ratan Tata for the Indian industrialist.

  • Digitisation and flux in print media gnawing away at existence of railway book stalls Sep 26, 2019 09:06 AM IST

    Digitisation and flux in print media gnawing away at existence of railway book stalls

    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

  • Book Excerpt | A practical guide to effectively availing loans and handling credit Aug 20, 2019 06:33 PM IST

    Book Excerpt | A practical guide to effectively availing loans and handling credit

    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.

  • Book Excerpt | With elections underway, economists propose India’s way ahead May 08, 2019 07:53 AM IST

    Book Excerpt | With elections underway, economists propose India’s way ahead

    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.

  • Book Excerpt: R Gopalakrishnan on the cultures of Unilever and Tata Group Feb 11, 2019 06:17 PM IST

    Book Excerpt: R Gopalakrishnan on the cultures of Unilever and Tata Group

    While Unilever is highly process-oriented and goal-driven, reveals the author, while Tata Sons is very Indian and highly relationship-oriented.

  • Here are the best books Team Moneycontrol read this year Dec 19, 2018 07:38 AM IST

    Here are the best books Team Moneycontrol read this year

    Read on to know more about what we read in 2018.

  • Flipkart goes back to books to best rival Amazon in India Mar 29, 2018 07:53 PM IST

    Flipkart goes back to books to best rival Amazon in India

    Flipkart had entered the online bookseller business at the same time as its arch-rival Amazon, back in 2007.

  • DATA STORY: Indians spend more time reading than anyone else in the world Nov 01, 2017 07:00 PM IST

    DATA STORY: Indians spend more time reading than anyone else in the world

    On an average, Indians spend more than 10 hours a week reading, according to NOP World Culture Score Index.

  • 1001 Startup Ideas - Crowdfunding platform for budding authors Jan 23, 2017 11:07 AM IST

    1001 Startup Ideas - Crowdfunding platform for budding authors

    This weeks startup idea is about establishing a crowdfunding platform for budding authors to crowdfund their books

  • Weekender: In conversation with Sanjay Rishi of American Express Jul 30, 2016 02:45 PM IST

    Weekender: In conversation with Sanjay Rishi of American Express

    Sanjay Rishi, Regional President at American Express loves unwinding over the weekends. His two passions been playing golf and reading books. Watch accompanying videos to know how American Express rediscovered itself post Lehman Crisis.

  • DISHA Receives 25X Spike on the Final Day of Flipkart`s Big Billion Days Oct 26, 2015 04:02 PM IST

    DISHA Receives 25X Spike on the Final Day of Flipkart`s Big Billion Days

    On 17th Oct 2015, Disha, a leading publisher of print and digital content & learning solutions, emerged as one of the best performing ...

  • Ola Works Towards Better Education for Drivers` Children Sep 07, 2015 03:04 PM IST

    Ola Works Towards Better Education for Drivers` Children

  • Rohan Murthy: Taking Indian classics to the world Feb 05, 2015 07:10 PM IST

    Rohan Murthy: Taking Indian classics to the world

    Rohan Murthy is quietly building the Murthy classical library of India and attempt to share the treasure trove of Indian works in readable English to a modern India.

  • MangoReader: How to make education a fun experience Jul 22, 2013 05:29 PM IST

    MangoReader: How to make education a fun experience

    Founded in 2011 Jagdish Repaswal‘s innovation MangoReader makes reading books an engaging and entertaining experience with interactive animations, videos, music and even a dictionary.

  • Why Kolkata is cultural and intellectual hub of India Mar 14, 2013 04:59 PM IST

    Why Kolkata is cultural and intellectual hub of India

    Books and movies have immortalised Kolkata, a city quite often dubbed the intellectual capital. The birthplace of modern literary and artistic thought – Kolkata offers its visitors and lovers, charm and intellect.

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