A Drop of Blood – excerpt

Mohan Karan has been blessed with exceptional good looks-and a rare blood type. An orphan with few connections, he finds that his degree in English literature is unable to secure him a proper job. However, he discovers he can make good money by selling his blood to a private blood bank. And while this opens…

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Get Closer to Nature With These Books!

As society and our environment are being challenged in unprecedented ways today, we are using this occasion of World Environment Day to reconnect with nature and the need to preserve it in its various forms. From discovering how to communicate with the trees, to introducing ourselves to a lovable but lonely tiger – here are…

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The Princess and the Political Agent – an Excerpt

The Manipuri writer Binodini’s Sahitya Akademi Award-winning historical novel The Princess and the Political Agenttells the love story of her aunt Princess Sanatombi and Lt. Col. Henry P. Maxwell, the British representative in the subjugated Tibeto-Burman kingdom of Manipur. A poignant story of love and fealty, treachery and valour, it is set in the midst of…

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The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse – An Excerpt

Enter the world of Charlie’s four unlikely friends, discover their story and their most important life lessons. The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse have been shared millions of times online – perhaps you’ve seen them? They’ve also been recreated by children in schools and hung on hospital walls. They sometimes even appear…

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Books to Understand the Indo-China Relationship Better

There has been constant conflict on the Indo-China frontier for many years. As Indian troops face a standoff with the Chinese along the Indo-Tibetan border, it’s a good time to better understand the genesis of this conflict between the two countries. We’ve put together a list of books by various authors to help you understand…

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Raja Rao Contemplates the Deeper Significance of India

First published in 1996 when he was eighty-eight years old, The Meaning of India is a selection of nearly six decades of Raja Rao’s non-fiction. It is an audacious contemplation on the deeper significance of India. A combination of fables, journeys, discussions and meditations, it advances the view that India is not just a geographical entity, or even a…

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What to Read this Eid

Eid Mubarak, everyone! We wish you and your family lots of positivity and happiness. To be a part of the joy, we’ve put together a list of books you might like to take a look at today! Prophet of Peace: The Teachings of Prophet Muhammad Maulana Wahiduddin Khan, one of the most eminent scholars of…

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Building a Happy Family – An Excerpt

You can’t have a happy family unless you’re happy yourself. Raageshwari Loomba, an award-winning speaker on mindfulness, shows us how to create an excellent atmosphere for the entire family to thrive in. Her relateable style is coupled with real-life examples, such as that of Albert Einstein, who couldn’t speak till the age of four and was…

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