5 Quotes From Harlan Coben’s New Book That Make it a Must-Read

Harlan Coben is one of the most famous names in the world of thrillers. He is the bestselling author of novels like The Stranger, Home, Fool me once, etc. With over 70 million books in print worldwide, his novels have been published in 43 languages worldwide. He is back with another spine-chilling gem, Don’t Let…

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Being Happy At Work Matters

HBR’s Emotional Intelligence Series features smart, essential reading on the human side of professional life from the pages of Harvard Business Review. This book explores how happiness is measured, frameworks for personal behaviors, management techniques that build happiness in the workplace–and warnings that highlight where the happiness hype has been overblown. Happiness (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series):…

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The Four, An Excerpt

In his book, ‘The Four’, Scott Galloway deconstructs the strategies of the Four that lurk beneath their shiny veneers. He shows how they manipulate the fundamental emotional needs that have driven us since our ancestors lived in caves, at a speed and scope others can’t match. Here’s an excerpt from the book.   Over the…

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The Middle East and the Making of the Modern World, An Excerpt

Cyrus Schayegh in ‘The Middle East and the Making of the Modern World’ traces how a Eurocentric world economy and European imperialism molded the Middle East from the mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century. Here is an excerpt from the book. “I dreamed I was in Jerusalem.” Thus start dozens of entries in the diary of Khalil…

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Marvellous Thieves, An Excerpt

Paulo Lomas Horta in ‘Marvellous Thieves’ introduces the poets, scholars, pilgrims and charlatans who made unacknowledged contributions to Arabian Nights. Here’s an excerpt from the book. On March 25, 1709, a visit by Antoine Galland to the Paris apartment of his friend Paul Lucas yielded a discovery that would shape the literary legacy of 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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Forever is True: Prologue

It has been six months since Prisha was pushed to death by the person she loved the most, Saveer. Novoneel Chakraborty is back with a riveting finale to his bestseller ‘Forever is a lie’. Here’s an excerpt from the prologue of the book. Fortis Hospital, Bengaluru Private cabin, 10.35 p.m. ‘I’m sorry, Prisha, but I…

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The Naked Blogger of Cairo, An Excerpt

Marwan M. Kraidy in ‘The Naked Blogger of Cairo’ uncovers the creative insurgency at the heart of the Arab uprisings that took place in the Arab world from 2010 to 2012. Fueled by a desire of sovereignty, protestors flooded the streets and the media, voicing dissent through slogans, graffiti, puppetry, videos and satire that called…

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