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Gulzar’s new book of poems: From Kalburgi to Ayodhya

New Delhi: Poet-lyricist Gulzar has now come out with a book of poems and the topics range from the political climate in the country and intolerance to the

Books for Rs 100? Head for World Book Fair, not Daryaganj

  New Delhi:  Publishing stalwarts might be drawing huge crowds at the World Book Fair, but giving them some competition are stalls and stands offering

An ‘Upanishad’ on Greek mythology

Title: Olympus – An Indian Retelling of the Greek Myths; Author: Devdutt Pattanaik; Publisher: Penguin Random House India; Pages: 296; Price: Rs 499 The

An Indus Valley city’s end and its shadow on the present

Title: The Curse of Mohenjodaro; Author: Maha Khan Phillips; Publisher: Pan Macmillan India; Pages: 448; Price: Rs 399 Certain patterns of behaviour crop up

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World Book Fair kicks off in the capital

  New Delhi:  Focussed on writings on and by women, the nine day-long New Delhi World Book Fair kicked off here at the Pragati Maidan today amid an

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The recipe for looking good? Eat well

Title: Gorgeous – Eat Well, Look Great; Author: Shvetha Jaishankar; Publisher: HarperCollins; Pages: 175; Price: Rs 799 If you happen to think that all

‘Standing on an Apple Box’: Family beyond reel life, sans controvers

Book: Standing on an Apple Box; Author: Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth Dhanush; Publisher: HarperCollins; Pages: 171; Price: Rs 399 For every daughter, the father is a

Punjabi Poet Chaman Hargobindpuri passes away

Jalandhar: A famous Punjabi poet Charan Singh alias Chaman Hargobindpuri passed away at the age of 82, on Friday at Jalandhar. According to the information,

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A quest for wisdom across the ages and around the world 

Title: Wisdom – A World History; Author: Trevor Curnow; Publisher: Speaking Tiger; Pages: 240; Price: Rs399 Wisdom is elusive and doesn’t even have

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An unseen but admirable aspect of Genghis Khan 

  Title: Genghis Khan And the Quest for God; Author: Jack Weatherford; Publisher: Viking/Penguin Random House ; Pages: 429; Price: Rs 699 He has a

A ‘spirited’ history of the British empire and its ‘high’

Title: Empire of Booze; Author: Henry Jeffreys; Publisher: Unbound Publishers; Pages: 303; Price: Rs 699 This is one legacy for which avid party animals with

Sukhbir releases PSPCL coffee table book
Sukhbir releases PSPCL coffee table book

Chandigarh: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday released a Coffee Table Book on the glorious historical perspective and achievements

A trio of unlikely arms suppliers in the US’ Afghan and Iraq wars 

Title: War Dogs; Author: Guy Lawson; Publisher: Penguin; Pages: 304; Price: Rs 499 The premise — a trio of Miami youth, barely in their 20s and habitual

Zebras, giraffes, impalas and other evolutionary conundrums

Title: How the Zebra Got its Stripes And Other Darwinian Just So Stories Author: Leo Grasset (translated by Barbara Mellor); Publisher: Profile Books/Hachette

Book on cancer by Indian-American scientist launched

Singapore:An Indian-American scientist has published an international award-winning book about his study on a cancer-causing gene. Arnab De’s book

Newton’s book auctioned for record USD 3.7 million

New York:  A bound copy of Sir Isaac Newton’s seminal work describing his famed three laws of motion has sold for a whopping USD 3.7 million, making it

The schizophrenic, suspicious world of spying – and its costs

Title: The English Teacher; Author: Yiftach Reicher Atir (translated by Philip Simpson); Publisher: Penguin; Pages: 272; Price: Rs 399 For any spy agency, even

Of loot, massacres and exploitation: The legacy of the Raj 

Title: An Era of Darkness; Author: Shashi Tharoor; Publisher: Aleph; Pages: 333; Price: Rs 699 For those of us in India and elsewhere, whose perspectives of

A catalogue of unlikely, unexpected museums around the world 

Title: The World’s 100 Weirdest Museums; Author: Geoff Tibballs; Publisher: Robinson/Hachette India;  Pages: 256; Price: Rs 599 If you have a penchant