Who was Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai?

Travelling into the stark deserts of Kutch, I Saw Myself by Shabnam Virmani and Vipul Rikhi explores the contemporary presence of epic love legends of the region, such as Sohini-Mehar and Sasui-Punhu, brought to throbbing verse by the powerful eighteenth-century Sufi poet Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai. As the authors travel to villages to meet folk singers…

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Meet the Characters from ‘Wish I Could Tell You’

Anusha is disillusioned and heartbroken, she finds herself struggling to work for WeDonate.com, a charity. On the opposing side is Ananth who finds no cause to be too small to support. They can’t escape each other when their lives entangle in a way that moving together is the only solution. Meet the complex characters from Durjoy…

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6 Lesser-Known Facts behind Everyday Ingredients!

As the Indian middleclass discovers the world it finds that it has money to spend, that new prosperity is finding its first expression in its food choices. This is a book that focuses on Indians in the kitchen. It looks at the ingredients that have become available to us, and traces the history of many…

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7 Business Lessons from ‘The Reluctant Billionaire’

Dilip Shanghvi, the richest Indian in 2015, is one of the most interesting and least understood business minds whose journey has been shrouded in mystery because of his reticence. Read on to learn 7 lessons from Dilip Shanghvi’s riveting story of success: Ambition is the fuel that gives momentum to dreams Inspired by Ayn Rand’s…

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4 Wedding Rituals You (Probably) Didn’t Know About

The Vedic Wedding Book by A.V. Srinivasan digs into the roots of the Hindu wedding ceremony. Mapping the rituals and the traditions from the Rig Vedic times to the present, the author puts forth his exceptional knowledge as a Hindu priest and a scholar. Explaining the origins, variations and significance of each ritual and tradition…

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Why Sudha Murty’s New Book is Special

India’s much-loved and bestselling author Sudha Murty is back and she’s going to take you on an empowering journey with her newest book The Daughter From A Wishing Tree. The book features yarns with remarkable women who will remind you of the strong female influences in your life. Here’s an excerpt from the book where Sudha…

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‘Rajneeti’: Know the Man Behind the Politician

When the history of India’s national security and the policies and actions taken to strengthen it is written, Prime Minister Modi’s leadership and his government’s efforts will be regarded as a watershed. In this narrative, the critical role played by Shri Rajnath Singh as home minister will stand out. In Rajneeti, Gautam Chintamani has tried…

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