A Civil War Trilogy: Resurrecting heroes, rescuing reputations

A Civil War Trilogy: Resurrecting heroes, rescuing reputations

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 08:27

So many people accomplish heroic deeds but only a handful persist in public consciousness for any appreciable level of time before getting forgotten.

Hinduism pundits or Hindu baiters?

Hinduism pundits or Hindu baiters?

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 08:26

This book is a compilation of the Hindu anger that followed questionable scholarship on Hinduism studies in the US, primarily by those linked to the powerful American Academy of Religion.

Poland`s Wroclaw city named 2016 World Book Capital

Poland`s Wroclaw city named 2016 World Book Capital

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 15:07

Poland`s Wroclaw city will be the World Book Capital (WBC) for 2016 in recognition of its promoting the publishing and bookselling industries, Unesco said Thursday.

Entries invited for Shakti Bhatt First Book prize

Entries invited for Shakti Bhatt First Book prize

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 08:34

The Shakti Bhatt Foundation has invited entries for the 2014 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize, the organisers said Wednesday.

Must read books to get over a break-up

Must read books to get over a break-up

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 08:41

Grab a book to mend a broken heart. Try ‘The Breakup Bible’ or ‘The Power of Now’ if you`ve faced a rough patch in your love life.

Kristen Stewart threatened to sue Joan Rivers over new book

Kristen Stewart threatened to sue Joan Rivers over new book

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 08:53

Joan Rivers has claimed that Kristen Stewart threatened to sue her for suggesting that the young actress got movie roles by having affairs with her directors in her new book.

Amitabh Bachchan launches IPS officers book in Mumbai

Amitabh Bachchan launches IPS officers book in Mumbai

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 19:53

Amitabh Bachchan recently launched the book `Quantum Siege`, penned by Additional Commissioner of Police, Mumbai, Brijesh Singh at an event in Mumbai.

Aaron Sorkin to adapt new Michael Lewis book?

Aaron Sorkin to adapt new Michael Lewis book?

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 09:10

Academy award-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin is reportedly in talks for adaption of Michael Lewis latest non-fiction book.

Cindy Crawford to release her `hybrid book` in 2015

Cindy Crawford to release her `hybrid book` in 2015

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 20:34

Super model Cindy Crawford will unveil a book, which is not a biography.

The magnificence of imagination, Enid Blyton

The magnificence of imagination, Enid Blyton

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 20:08

Grew up in India between the 1960s and 1980s? Chances are that you, if you were fond of reading, had your first brush with English books through a magnificently inventive author whose oeuvre stretched from a range of mysteries solved by an adventurous group of pre-teenage siblings and their friends, or trips to magical lands with all manners of fantastic beings, or the exploits of a group of girl students in a boarding school.

Understanding the Ramayana through Sita`s eyes

Understanding the Ramayana through Sita`s eyes

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 20:07

Outstanding! There can be no other adjective for this book. It is not easy to woo readers to the Ramayana, an epic which every Indian knows by heart. But Devdutt Pattanaik - a medical doctor by education, a leadership consultant by profession and a mythologist by passion - succeeds admirably, by retelling the country`s most popular story through the eyes of Sita.

Amitabh Bachchan`s unveils book authored by cop

Amitabh Bachchan`s unveils book authored by cop

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 19:21

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan launched a book titled `Quantum Siege`, penned by Brijesh Singh, additional commissioner of police North Mumbai, here.