Let’s Revisit the Golden Temple with Amma and Her Boys!

Remember when Bhakti Mathur and her boys took you and your little one on an enchanting journey to Amritsar’s Golden Temple? The beautiful architecture of one of the holiest places for Sikhs, the delectable langar served after prayers, a dip in the holy sarovar — Amma and her boys take you through an experience that…

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Meet the Characters from ‘Bheem’

Jyotin Goel in Bheem has created a fascinating amalgamation of mythology and adventure in the modern setting. The plot of the book revolves around a deadly threat which has arisen from the ancient battlefields of Lanka and Kurukshetra. Ripping through the vortex of time, Bheem arrives in the twenty-first century to combat this crisis. But…

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How Did the Don Become the Master Baker?

Raja Sen’s The Best Baker in the World opens up the world of cult (and sometimes controversial) films to children and their parents, as Sen’s tribute to Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather, comes visually alive with the stunning illustrations done by Vishal K. Bharadwaj. But what is the secret recipe that went into the making…

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The Life Cycle of an Innovation

R. Gopalakrishnan has been a professional manager for forty-two years and is an expert on practical managerial experience. In his book A Biography of Innovations he defines thought as the ancestor of innovation. He further argues that the life cycle of an innovation is similar to that of a human being. Here’s how he equates the life…

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Our #BooksNotBorders Bookshelf

Penguin Random House India’s superb collection of writers from the subcontinent focussing on Pakistan. Exit West by Mohsin Hamid Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017 Nadia and Saeed are two ordinary young people attempting to do an extraordinary thing—to fall in love—in a world turned upside down. Civil war has come to the city…

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