Excerpt of the book Winning Like Sourav by Abhirup Bhattacharya. What makes Sourav Ganguly, the ‘Prince of Kolkata’, such a winner?

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Read the excerpt from the book - The Myth of Hastinapur. Draupadi was sitting at the makeshift Shiva temple erected near the boundary of Kurukshetra where the Pandavas had set up their camp...

A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. – Joseph Campbell   The book 'Winning Like Sachin' showcases and illustrates the various attributes of that make Sachin Tendulkar the role model, n Read the excerpt from the 5th chapter of the book. (To buy, Winning Like Sachin at the best price, click here.) DO WHAT YOU DO BEST… The fact that Sachin sc...

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Did Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi ever play cricket? Were there any connections between Gandhi and cricket during the high tide of national movement?  The book, Mahatma on The Pitch, tries to find answers to these apparently quirky questions by exploring the untold relationship between Mahatma Gandhi, and Indian cricket. Read the excerpt from the 3rd chapter of the book.

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'Tis the season to be jolly... and to decorate using red, green and white! Check out these Christmas trees made using books. Who would have thought there could be so many innovative ways of using books to create trees?

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Book cover design is an interesting art form, if you think about it. The cover is an expression, a description, of the contents of the book, but it should be neither too obvious nor too obscure - it has to reveal the book's soul using a single image.

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Shilpa Shetty sent the Twitterati into a tizzy today with her claim that Animal Farm by George Orwell is a great children's book that encourages kids to be kind to animals. The hashtag #ShilpaShettyReviews soon started trending at the top.

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The name Malgudi evokes a nostalgic response in almost anyone you meet. Somehow it seems to bring about memories of a simpler, less complicated era in our lives, so much so that even Indians who've never experienced village life firsthand feel as though 'Malgudi' might be their 'native village'! Advertisers for quite a few products now use 'Malgudi' and its associations to help brand their products – fruit jui...

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Funniest quotes by P.G.Wodehouse. These funny Wodehouse quotes on marriage, life, women, men, and more will have you rolling in the aisles!

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Catch these intriguing factoids about Inferno the movie starring Tom Hanks and Irrfan Khan, which hits theatres this Friday.

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Book Review: Smart Guide for Awesome Memory by Shireen Stephen
Review / August 9, 2018

Do you ever wish if you could remember all the formulas and theories like Sheldon Cooper? Or if you had a grand memory palace of yourself like Sherlock Holmes? All of this amazing memory power can be achieved through the simple and complex memory techniques explained in this book.

Book Excerpt – Winning Like Sachin by Devendra Prabhudesai
Article / April 26, 2018

A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. – Joseph Campbell   The book 'Winning Like Sachin' showcases and illustrates the various attributes of that make Sachin Tendulkar the role model, n Read the excerpt from the 5th chapter of the book. (To buy, Winning Like Sachin at the best price, click here.) DO WHAT YOU DO BEST… The fact that...

Hooked by Nir Eyal – The compressed version
Uncategorized / February 2, 2018

Hooked by Nir Eyal is a book on understanding behavioral designs. The Hook Model explained in the book, is a framework based on human psychology and a close examination of today's most successful habit forming prodcuts. Below are the notes that I took during my second read of the book. The notes have helped me revisit concepts whenever I needed. I am pleased to share with you my personal notes so that you...

Book Excerpt – Mahatma on The Pitch by Kausik Bandyopadhyay
Article / September 29, 2017

Did Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi ever play cricket? Were there any connections between Gandhi and cricket during the high tide of national movement?  The book, Mahatma on The Pitch, tries to find answers to these apparently quirky questions by exploring the untold relationship between Mahatma Gandhi, and Indian cricket. Read the excerpt from the 3rd chapter of the book.

Excerpt from Film Director Tanuja Chandra’s New Book – Bijnis Woman
Uncategorized / May 7, 2017

Tanuja Chandra, A known name in Bollywood as a director, is debuting in book writing with Bijnis Woman. Tanuja, sibling of Vikram Chandra and Anupama Chopra, has been in directorship role since 1998. She has directed movies like Dushman, Sur, Sangharsh, Zindagi Rocks.  Backed by Penguin India Publishing, Bijnis Woman is a collection of short stories covering people of every stratum of UP society. The book brings to the...

Book Review: Living With Tigers by Valmik Thapar
Review / January 3, 2017

Living with Tigers is a book by Valmik Thapar, the well-known conservationist who is mostly associated with the famous Ranthambore tigress Machhli. The book is divided into chapters, each dealing with Thapar's experiences with well-known tigers - Padmini, Ustad, Genghis, Broken Tooth and others.