June 09, 2021 01:10 PM IST
This novel offers tantalizing clues into the unconscious of Clinton, now 74.
- June 06, 2021 10:03 AM IST
Why is it that given the same data, people arrive at different decisions? Why is it that the same person can reach different conclusions at different times? And what implications does this have for life, the justice system, and for business? 'Noise' takes on these questions, and offers some solutions.
- June 05, 2021 07:57 PM IST
Energy expert Vikram Singh Mehta says we also need reforms related to pricing, taxation, development of infrastructure, relationship between the Centre and state governments, and R&D.
- June 05, 2021 06:55 AM IST
Plot and character are all very well, but it’s a novelist’s unique voice on the page that can make the difference between a memorable work of fiction and an ordinary one.
- June 03, 2021 06:17 PM IST
The £50,000 prize will be split between the writer and translator of 'At Night All Blood is Black'.
- May 29, 2021 07:48 AM IST
Two new works of crime fiction set in the past continue the tradition of authors using Mumbai as a backdrop for novels of wrongdoing and suspense.
- May 22, 2021 10:28 AM IST
The "Werk" section of 'How to Be Yourself: Life-Changing Advice from a Reckless Contrarian' looks unblinkingly at the misguided efforts by some offices to offer non-GMO snacks and wellness centres but stifle independent thinking.
- May 22, 2021 08:56 AM IST
Amazon seems to defy the laws of gravity and business. The bigger it gets, the more nimble it becomes. Amazon and its inventive founder Jeff Bezos have transformed our lives in the last eight years, arguably even more than it did in the decade before that. Bloomberg journalist sets out to answer the question, how did Amazon become this global empire? And is it good for everyone?
- May 21, 2021 08:31 PM IST
'By the time the look of the language is affected, it is essentially dead, with very few old people still speaking it.'
- May 21, 2021 11:10 AM IST
Ismail Kadare’s 'The Palace of Dreams' is an allegory of a totalitarian state that examines the dreams of every citizen. It’s both an murky mirror of former circumstances and a far-seeing fable of mass surveillance.
- May 19, 2021 09:32 AM IST
Former Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon on his new book that looks at India’s foreign policy and domestic politics in an increasingly globalised, authoritarian world.
- 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.