Mother’s Day Special: Mum’s the Word for our Authors!
Authors Exclusive / May 12, 2013

As Oprah Winfrey rightly put it, Biology is the least of what makes you a mother. So for Mother's Day this year, IndiaBookStore asked several authors to share with our readers what they. And ta-daa! The response was phenomenol and deeply touching. IBS thanks all the authors who took time out from their busy schedules and shared such tender thoughts with us.

So here's to the mothers – Happy Mother's Day!

An Interview with Shubham Arora
Authors Exclusive / May 4, 2013

An Interview with Shubham Arora
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An interview with Shubham Arora, a writer, an engineer and a true Punjabi at heart. People know Shubham Arora as an author of his first book – Love Chemistry released in 2011. With his second book released recently One Last Time, we came to know that he’s a huge fan of Technology and also likes to create short movies at his leisure time. One Last Time, a story that will drive you through the distance, love and chances.

An Exclusive Interview with the Great Bong – Mr. Arnab Ray
Authors Exclusive / April 27, 2013

His bio reads "Contributor to New York Times India Ink, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal Online, Times of India, DNA and Outlook. Author of two books. PhD, Computer Science. Wannabe politician. Disgruntled movie fanatic. Tranquil cosmic citizen on the prowl for mind-bending experiences." Arnab Ray is all that and far more. His huge fan following on social networks is a testimony to this statement – even your Biology teacher could not have dissected that frog as expertly as the Greatbong takes apart our popular cultural icons with his darker-than-Belgian-chocolate sense of humour.

The Consummate Storyteller – An Interview with Jeffrey Archer
Authors Exclusive / April 18, 2013

Lord Jeffrey Archer, one of the most successful writers of our times has magically been at the top of his chosen profession for about 35 years now. No mean feat in a field as competitive and tough as being a full-time author. But wait! While best known as an author, hasn’t he also been a politician? Well, yes, and probably the only one ever to put his stint in the government “guest house” on record in a couple of successful books.

Salesman by Day, Writer by Night by Diptakirti Chaudhuri
Authors Exclusive / April 12, 2013

Diptakirti Chaudhuri is the author of Cricket! All You Wanted to Know About The World Cup and Kitnay Aadmi Thay.  After an interview with IndiaBookStore last month (in case you missed it, catch it in the Authors Exclusive at Bookish), Diptakirti graciously agreed to share with our readers as to what went into scripting those two great books of his while hanging onto his day job! Read on as to what the "Salesman by day, writer by night" has to say…

Book launch of ‘Legacy’ – Sudha Menon… 06th March 2013 in Mumbai
Authors Exclusive / March 9, 2013

QUICK DETAILS: BOOK : LEGACY – Sudha Menon DATE : 06.03.2013 TIME : 07.00pm VENUE : Kitab Khana, Fort, Mumbai   Sudha Menon, of the ‘Leading Ladies: Women who inspire India (2010)’ fame, launched her second book – ‘Legacy – letters from eminent persons to their daughters’ published by the Random House India. Some excerpts from the author’s quotes…: “I have written this book for my daughter” said Ms. Menon. “…For years, I wanted to tell her so many things. Young adults have a way of telling their mom’s to chill when it comes to certain subjects. So I thought why not join forces and put it in letters…” she continued when asked about how the entire ideation for ‘Legacy’ begun. “I have even received feedback from men congratulating me!” Ms. Menon further stated – “…Our children are living in uncertain times, and we all want our kids not to be lost. I am trying my hand at Twitter, Facebook and Whats app. But there is a life beyond it, and this is my way of saying it. I love reaching out to people on Facebook, but I would rather spend more time with people in person…” The panel consisted of renowned personalities…

Tarun J Tejpal : A Storyteller
Authors Exclusive / March 4, 2013

I may sound an unripe essayist to quote my thoughts on a man who I believe juggles with multiple hats. I call him – Mr. Multiple Hats; Writer, Journalist, Activist and also a socially indulged Entrepreneur. Tehelka is like a synonym for Tarun Jeet Tejpal. Yes, it is unfortunate to take notice of people around acknowledge the man by a puzzled look, “Oh, Tehelka guy”.

An Interview with Sudeep Nagarkar
Authors Exclusive / February 14, 2013

Indeed, few things were left unsaid. So this’s the way we met the lover-author to ask him ‘Kya Life Hogi Set?’ Let’s listen to the author of the bestsellers Few Things Left Unsaid & That’s the Way We Met