Books on Gandhi that you Must Not Miss

We all know Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi as an eminent freedom activist and an influential political leader who played a major role in India’s struggle for independence. He lead an interesting life that continues to inspire many. In view of Gandhi Jayanti week, we’ve put together a list of books that you should read, on the…

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Things You Didn’t Know About R.K. Narayan

‘R.K. Narayan’s novels are like a box of Indian sweets. Each novel is a delectable treat, different in subtle ways,’ says Alexander McCall Smith. Being one of the leading authors who wrote Indian literature in English, Narayan received many honours including the Padma Bhushan. His most famous works include The Guide, Swami and Friends and…

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The Penguin October Bookshelf: What to Read this Fall

This fall, we have a number of books, across various genres, for you to enjoy. You can choose by author or by subject, or pick something you’d never see yourself reading! The Radical in Ambedkar: Critical Reflections – Anand Teltumbde and Suraj Yengde (Eds) This landmark volume, edited and introduced by Anand Teltumbde and Suraj Yengde,…

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The Best Couple Ever – an Excerpt

Do you flaunt your happy moments on Facebook, Instagram etc? Do you make people jealous of the perfect life you are living? Do you portray yourself as a forever-happy person to your social media followers? Do you think you are a cyber-world aspiration? If no, then chill. If yes, then congrats! You are their next…

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Know More About Satyajit Ray: the Author of Feluda Omnibus

The eminent filmmaker and author Satyajit Ray’s Feluda Omnibus consists of a set of three short stories featuring Feluda and his sidekick, Topshe. These stories contain the many exploits of the famous private investigator and his reliable partner, making for an absolute must-read for the young readers. In The Emperor’s Ring, Feluda and Topshe happen to be in…

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Meet the characters from Aftertaste

Aftertaste follows the Todarmal family during the early Eighties. Mummyji, the matriarch of a mithai business family, lies comatose in a hospital in Bombay. Surrounding her are her four children. Each of them is different but has something in common . . . Read on to find out more about this baniya family. Mummyji Bimla…

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7 Pieces of Advice from Robert T. Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad

Robert T. Kiyosaki grew up with two dads. His own, and his best friends’. Both men, he tells us, were successful in their careers, working hard all their lives. Both earned substantial incomes. Yet one always struggled financially. The other would become one of the richest men in Hawaii. Both men were strong, charismatic, and…

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Let these Books Inspire you to Travel

“Don’t listen to what they say: Go see.” But where should you go first? In light of World Tourism Day, we’ve put together a list of books to inspire you to take a break, and go discover (yourself) and a new place! Following Fish : Travels around the Indian Coast In a coastline as long…

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