September brings with it the first whiff of the festival season, and also some mindblowing new books! Here's a sneak peek into a few of them. Adventures with Hanuman, My Journey by Abdul Kalam, The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri and many more.
Book Launch of HE LOVES ME NOT by Vrushali Telang on 22nd Aug at 6:30pm at Oxford Bookstore, Apeejay House, 3, Dinshaw Vacha Road, Churchgate, Mumbai, MH 400020.
The book will be unveiled by Cyrus Broacha,TV anchor and Kunal Vijaykar,film actor.
'Satanic Verses' author attacks rise of religious and political tribalism that makes people define themselves by what they hate… The Booker Prize-winning novelist Salman Rushdie spoke out against a new "culture of offendedness" yesterday, saying that people increasingly "define ourselves by hate". Speaking to a sellout crowd on the opening day of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, the Midnight's Children author said: "I do think that one of the characteristics of our age is the growth of this culture of offendedness. It has to do with the rise of identity politics, where you're invited to define your identity quite narrowly – you know, Western, Islamic, whatever it might be." The above is an excerpt from "The Independent UK". Read more…
With the long weekend coming up and a mid-week holiday in the pipeline, here's your chance to get off your couch and go meet the wordsmiths who keep you entertained and enlightened. We have compiled a list of literary events that will be held in your city! Don't forget to tell us how you enjoyed it! Mumbai Book : Happy Birthday! And Other Stories Publisher : Random House India Date : 8/17/2013 Time : 6:00 P.M. Venue : Just Books Spandivity Knowledge Resources, Nerul East, Mumbai Book : Happy Birthday! And Other Stories Publisher : Random House Date : 8/18/2013 Time : 6:00 P.M. Venue : Just Books Shop, Hiranandini Meadows Gladys Alwayes Marg,Thane West Book : Kitchen Clinic Publisher : Random House Date : 8/8/2013 Time : 7:00 P.M. Venue : Crossword, Orbit Mall, Malad, Mumbai Pune Book : Happy Birthday! And Other Stories Publisher : Random House Date : 8/24/2013 Time : 7:00 P.M. Venue : Crossword, ICC, Pune Book : It Started With A Friend Request Publisher : Random House Date : 8/4/2013 Time : 7:00 P.M. Venue : Crossword, ICC Mall, Pune Bengaluru Book : Seek Publisher : Random House Date : 8/10/2013 Time : 6:00 P.M. Venue : Oxford Bookstore,1 MG Mall, 1/2 Swami Vivekananda Road, Bengaluru Chennai Book : FLAT TRACK BULLIES by Balaji Venkatraman, Publisher : Westland Date : 8/9/2013 Time : 6:30 P.M….