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Twinkle Khanna’s book wins at 17th Crossword awards

Twinkle Khanna- Crossword Book AwardTwinkle Khanna's fiction novel 'Pyjamas are Forgiving' has won the Crossword Book Award (Popular) for Fiction for last year.Speaking...
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Freedom-era books, documents to go under hammer at Prinseps

A selection of books, newsletters and documents by luminaries of the Indian freedom struggle from the first half of the 20th century, will go on auction online next week.

Amitabha Bagchi bags $25,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2019

Amitabha Bagchi, winner of the DSC Prize 2019, receives the trophy from Nepal Foreign Affairs Minister Pradeep Gyawali.Amitabha Bagchi 's brilliant novel "Half The Night Is Gone"...

Book review: Fern Road by Angshu Dasgupta

At a time when readers are more and more often confronted with a chaotic oversupply of clutter and social media stimuli, Angshu Dasgupta has achieved a beautiful balance in this, his first published book, Fern...

A new take on adulting by Neharika Gupta

'Adulting' by Neharika GuptaAdulting by Neharika Gupta, is a book about love. About loving your friends, loving your family, loving your career, loving yourself, and loving your...

Urdu Mahabharata e-book in Rekhta’s virtual library

Urdu virtual library at www.Rekhta.org. Source: rekhta.orgIt's a virtual library where some 90,000 titles in Urdu - including the Mahabharata and the Quran, as also autobiographies, fiction,...
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Adelaide’s Jaipur Literature Fest, 2019 was a star-studded affair

Source: Instagram/JLFLiterature Festival nuggetsScottish writer William Dalrymple traces his family back to Mughal princess Noorjehan, but also has some Brahmin blood in his...

Suketu Mehta jots down an immigrant’s manifesto

This is our land by Suketu MehtaPeople have migrated through the ages, in search of greener pastures, more abundant food sources, better climatic conditions, and after...

Sikh Heritage: A succinct and delightfully-photographed glimpse into the Sikh community

There have been plenty of books on Sikhs, their valour, their customs and their culture, but what makes Sikh Heritage: A History Of Valour And Devotion standout is that it encompasses not...

East meets west parenting in ...

The foreword by Prof Perminder Sachdev, Scientia Professor at the UNSW, gives you a glimpse of what to expect from Dr Shail Chaturvedi’s latest parenting book Raising a Child. Dr Sachdev writes,...