May 15, 2021 09:59 AM IST
In ‘Winning: The Unforgiving Race to Greatness’, Tim Grover writes that winners see themselves as different from others, and can stop fear from growing into “uncontrollable doubt”
- May 14, 2021 09:26 PM IST
At a time when the conflict in Gaza is spinning out of control, Ibtisam Azem’s audacious 'The Book of Disappearance' asks what would happen if all the Palestinians in the area vanished overnight.
- May 14, 2021 01:48 PM IST
Once you understand how the Justice Machine functions, you are able to predict the outcome of every war and can therefore plan how to either win it or stalemate it.
- May 13, 2021 10:35 AM IST
'Why I Quit Google to Sell Samosas' author Munaf Kapadia says he dedicated his book to Indian housewives because they are "great custodian(s) of cuisine and culture... Culinary tourism in India should tap into these women."
- May 06, 2021 06:33 PM IST
Three years after the book was first released, the principles outlined in 'Atomic Habits' still resonate. Try this: link a habit you want to form with an existing one that brings you joy.
- May 06, 2021 03:08 PM IST
The book lists and illustrates concepts like increasing returns and company ecosystem that give digital firms an edge over traditional businesses.
- May 01, 2021 06:05 AM IST
The author’s 'Whereabouts' deals with incidents in the life of a professor in Rome and is shot through with solitude, detachment, and a sense of individuals in the shadows of their pasts.
- April 27, 2021 11:58 AM IST
'Sooley' follows the familiar Grisham playbook—short chapters, plenty of foreshadowing, and a rapid-fire prose that's easy to read and hard to put down.
- April 24, 2021 03:11 PM IST
Mainstream and entertaining, the stories in this book will appeal to most people.
- April 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.
- April 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.
- April 17, 2021 03:28 PM IST
'Uncle Nehru, Please Send Us An Elephant!' asks questions about animal rights and raises ecological concerns, even as the illustrations show each elephant with a winning personality of its own.
- April 14, 2021 03:01 PM IST
A new book edited by energy expert Vikram Singh Mehta looks at different aspects of natural gas use in India, including policy changes and reforms in pricing.
- April 10, 2021 07:13 PM IST
Suchitra Vijayan's new book 'Midnight’s Borders' is the result of seven years of travels through border areas, including the borders between India and China, India and Pakistan and India and Myanmar.
- April 10, 2021 12:06 PM IST
New works in English translation by Joseph Andras and Kamel Daoud offer vivid and contrasting accounts of the impact of foreign domination.
- April 03, 2021 07:35 AM IST
In today’s age, everyone’s a critic. It’s time to turn the tables and review not just books, but also the way people read them
- April 03, 2021 07:31 AM IST
Neck pain? Check. Overheating laptop? Check. Managing family expectations when you have work to do? Check. Grace Paul's 'ultimate guide' is a comforting book of practical advice on working from home
- March 27, 2021 09:10 AM IST
How did a 50-year-old debut author’s crime novel beat Obama’s memoir on the bestseller lists and sell close to a million copies in hardback, with film rights bought by Spielberg?
- March 26, 2021 06:10 PM IST
And what it takes to bring them back: a new book deep-dives into 12 extradition cases, including the Vijay Mallya extradition case and the Nirav Modi extradition case
- December 19, 2020 07:47 AM IST
Ed Caesar’s new book, The Moth and the Mountain, is an engrossing and probing account of British mountaineer and aviator Maurice Wilson, who is known for his ill-fated attempt to climb Mount Everest alone in 1934.
- December 12, 2020 08:09 AM IST
This freshly released biography of the President-elect of the United States of America is frank and uncompromising– so much so, that, in the service of the facts, it will embarrass the subject of the biography wherever appropriate.
- December 05, 2020 07:46 AM IST
The book demonstrates how our behaviour is impacted by considerations which are avidly studied by economists – that much of our behaviour can be explained and demystified by explanations found in the science of economics.
- November 28, 2020 12:26 PM IST
Of the several exciting titles that 2021 has in store, there are some that I resolutely plan to avoid. Here, in no particular order, are the gory details.
- November 28, 2020 07:49 AM IST
Bengali scholar Bani Basu's novel 'A Plate of White Marble' – first published in 1990 in the original Bengali as Swet Patharer Thala – gives English readers their first authentic taste of a stunning literary classic.
- September 05, 2020 07:42 AM IST
One of the fallouts of a post-pandemic workplace will be a fewer number of what the influential activist and anthropologist David Graeber provocatively called "bullshit jobs".