What’s with Indians and mythology?
Article / May 8, 2014

At Bookish, we regularly review the latest books published by new and experienced authors alike, and this trend has been prominent for sometime now. More and more authors are taking upon themselves the task of reinterpreting classics and mythological figures, and giving us modernized versions of them.

An interview with Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik: USA, mythology and more!
Authors Exclusive / December 16, 2013

Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik is a writer, Chief Belief Officer, public speaker, story consultant and many other things. His primary interest is mythology, which he has been studying for 17 years now. He draws parallels between well-known story characters and modern management approaches in his books and talks. Here, we follow up on our previous conversation with him; there’s his USA tour, his most recent book, and more!

Review: Myth=Mithya by Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik
Review / November 4, 2013

Author: Devdutt Pattanaik
Publisher: Penguin Books
Year: 2006
ISBN: 9780143099703
Rating: ★★★☆☆
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When I watched his talk at TED a few years ago, what reached me first was the man’s smile. He had a disarming smile. And then I came across his stories. Several-grandmothers-worth of stories and then, that smile! He was Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik. And well, the grandmothers inside him did burst out one day as he went on to write books specifically aimed at children; a series called 'Fun in Devlok' for the children.

Devdutt Pattanaik’s talk at Ohio State University
Authors Exclusive , News and Events / October 17, 2013

The Ohio State University was one of the stops on Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik’s 2013 USA tour. The evening of October 14th saw students, both Indian and American, from diverse backgrounds, come together to listen to him. The tag of being a celebrated TED speaker and his innovative designation of ‘Chief Belief Officer’ at Future Group certainly piqued one’s interest.

An interview with Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik
Authors Exclusive / June 13, 2013

Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik (born December 11, 1970) is an Indian physician turned leadership consultant, mythologist and author whose works focus largely on the areas of myth, mythology, and also management. He has written a number of books related to Hindu mythology, over 15 of them, including Myth = Mithya: A Handbook of Hindu Mythology, Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata and The Pregnant King