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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An Era of Darkness by Shashi Tharoor : Book Review
Review / November 25, 2016

An Era of Darkness : The British Empire in India is the latest by Shashi Tharoor, and as the title makes clear, is all about the iniquities of the British rule in India. Its measured, non-jingoistic tone is precisely what makes this book a worthy and readable one.

Vikram Vetal stories: Listen, O King by Sivadasa Book Review
Review / November 11, 2016

Listen, O King is a retelling of the Baital Pachisi, or Vikram Vetal stories, for children. It consists of a frame story, within which there are 25 short tales. Each of these ends with a question being asked. The answer to that question is not an easy one.

Book rangoli – what’s that? These will touch every booklover’s heart!
Uncategorized / November 2, 2016

Book Deals for Broke Bibliophiles – India, a popular FB group, invited book-lovers to draw a book cover, or anything bookish, with rangoli. Many booklovers took up the challenge to create their own book rangoli. We bring you some of the best rangolis amongst the lot! Harry Potter makes an appearance… naturally! Notice the tiny detail… a diya placed in the centre of the moon! Kudos to Bhagyashree Ganatra, the creator. In f...

7 reasons we’ll never forget Malgudi
Article / October 21, 2016

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 –...

One Indian Girl Review
Review / October 4, 2016

One Indian Girl review. One Indian Girl is the first time Chetan Bhagat tells a story from a woman's point of view. Does it live up to the hype? Read on.