The Hungryalists – an excerpt

The Hungryalists, by Maitreyee Bhattacharjee Chowdhury is the never-before-told true story of the Hungry Generation (or ‘the Hungryalists’)-a group of barnstorming, anti-establishment poets, writers and artists in Bengal in the 1960s. Braving social boycott, ridicule and arrests, the Hungryalists changed the literary landscape of Bengal (and many South Asian countries) forever. Along the way, they also influenced iconic…

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6 Characteristics Every Entrepreneur Should Have

High-performance entrepreneurs create great wealth, for themselves as well as for others. They provide jobs, which are crucial for an expanding workforce, and drive innovation. In The High Performance Entrepreneur, Subroto Bagchi draws from his own experiences to offer guidance from the idea stage to the initial public offering level. Here are 6 characteristics that every…

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How to Spot a Villain: Characteristics you need to know

How are villains made? Nishant Uppal’s new book, Duryodhanization aims to unravel the mysterious workings of villainship and talks about whether villainous traits are inherent or cultivated. Below are listed 8 characteristics through which an attempt has been made to understand the characterization of villains, be it in mythology, history, behavioural sciences, or real life.…

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Business Books to Close the Year With

As the new year approaches, we’d like you to look back at the success of your business. Is it where you’d like it to be? Or is there something you can improve? With our list of Business titles in December, prepare to close this year with new information, tips, and insight into how to take…

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5 inspiring things we learn about Michelle Obama in Becoming

Michelle Obama’s Becoming is the intimate and powerful memoir from the former First Lady where, for the first time, she tells her full story in her own words – from a childhood in the South Side of Chicago to family life at The White House. Here are five facts the book has taught us about one of the most inspirational women of…

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A look inside the first pages of Becoming by Michelle Obama

‘There’s a lot I still don’t know about America, about life, about what the future might bring. But I do know myself.’ Read on for the begining of Michelle Obama’s intimate and powerful memoir, Becoming. When I was a kid, my aspirations were simple.  I wanted a dog. I wanted a house that had stairs in…

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Quotes on What It Means to be Liberal

Liberals stand for individual freedoms and argue against Big Governments. Yet, today, are individual freedoms such as the right to eat, worship, dress, love, marry, set up businesses, free speech, have opinions, read and write what you want in serious danger? Is the dominance of a Big Government or Big State stamping out individual freedom…

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