Debunking Myths of Staying Abroad

In How May I Help You, Deepak Singh chronicles his journey as an Indian immigrant in the United States of America. Even though he had an MBA degree, all he could do was to a minimum-wage job in an electronics store. As the days pass, he confronts an alien culture, experiences racism and observes the…

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‘We That Are Young’, An Excerpt

Preti Taneja in ‘We That Are Young’ recasts ‘King Lear’ in fresh, eviscerating prose that bursts with energy and fierce, beautifully measured rage. The novel revolves around Devraj, founder of India’s most important company, who on retiring demands daughterly love in exchange for shares. Here’s an excerpt from the book. It’s not about land, it’s…

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Meet the Deities from Hindu Mythology

The Hindu mythology comprises of many deities who are worshipped in many forms across India. We all have heard stories about them and have been fascinated about by them. Award-winning author Sudha Murthy in her new book, The Man from the Egg brings together fascinating tales of the most powerful gods from the ancient world.…

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Six Science(Ish) Facts from Movies That Will Surprise You

Covering movies from 28 Days Later to Ex Machina, Rick Edwards and Dr Michael Brooks take the readers on a joyous ride through astrophysics, neuroscience, psychology, botany, artificial intelligence, evolution, and plenty more subjects that are invoked by your favourite movies. Here are six facts that will blow your mind: The Martian Jurassic Park Interstellar Back to the…

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7 Unputdownable Books We Got to Read in 2017

The year 2017 gave us some remarkable reads. From thriller to young adult, self-help to professional, we got ‘em all! So, if you are looking to round-up the year, here are 7 books out of those magnificent reads. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness The year 2017 saw the return of the Man Booker Prize Winner…

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Who is Chatur Chanakya and Why Should Children Meet Him? Radhakrishnan Pillai Answers

Radhakrishnan Pillai now writes for your young ones! Little Chanakya goes to school, standing up to bullies and maneuvering his way through tricky situations we all may have found ourselves in sometimes. But what inspired this journey? Let’s find out!    From Corporate Chanakya to Chatur Chanakya, what inspired this transition in writing for a different audience? It…

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