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Impartial Book review: The First Trillionaire by Sapna Jha

Prangan Duarah: As an entrepreneur there are very little time to read books but it is my habit to read novels from my childhood. Recently, one one of friend from Patna has recommended a novel which is written by an Indian women. My friend has said very little about the to keep my interest on […]

The First Trillionaire by Sapna Jha is an extraordinary novel for commons

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Guwahati, Main Uddin: There are thousands of Indian writers write in English language from British era to till days. Recently, I have read a book named “The First Trillionaire” was written by Sapna Jha and Translated by her husband Alok Jha.  Title: The First Trillionaire Author: Sapna Jha Language: English Publisher: The Write Place Genre: Crime, Mystery,thriller  […]

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Teach children ‘Islam’, it is not a ‘terrifying religion’: Author Anita Nair

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Kolkata: Acclaimed Indian novelist Anita Nair, who has brought to the fore tales from Quran for children, says it is necessary for children to know that Islam is not a “terrifying religion” as it is made out to be. Talking about her recently-launched “Muezza and Baby Jaan: Stories From the Quran”, Nair said one needs […]

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10+ English Books to Read for a Hopeful Start to 2017

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NYC,Jessica Stillman : January 1st might be an arbitrary day in the calendar, but according to a ton of science, landmarks like the new year have incredible power to shape our thinking and help us relaunch or reshape our lives. So if your 2016 has been disorienting, disappointing, or even downright depressing, consider the coming holiday the […]

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Art ahead of autobiography: Sylvia Plath’s legacy

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Eunice de Souza: “No literary couple,” says a commentator, “has been so mythologized as Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes.” That, for me is the true tragedy of their lives. Endless essays and books comment on Plath’s suicide, Hughes’ alleged responsibility for her suicide. Radical feminists appropriated Plath to condemn all men, vandalised her gravestone to […]

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Lost in the crowd? Here’s what you should look for at Delhi Book Fair 2016

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Prerna Madan,New Delhi: Making the best of a book fair is like learning an art. Luckily, scouting as a trait isn’t new for Delhiites — who throng the Capital’s popular flea markets with the resolution to conquer and bargain their way to claim a product. As the nine-day Delhi Book Fair 2016 opened at Pragati […]

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‘She Walks, She Leads’ an inspiring account of 24 women achievers

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In spite of a host of Indian women having achieved the pinnacle of their respective spheres, the glass ceiling still exists though it can be shattered — only they just have to work harder, says debutant author Gunjan Jain of her seminal work tracing the upward spirals of 24 women who have made it to […]

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Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court, the book by Audrey Truschke

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Washington:  At a time when religious discourse is coming under friction, a new book by a Stanford University historian has revealed a cultural alliance between Muslims and Hindus in early Sanskrit texts, a finding that may help ease relationships between the two religion’s followers. Titled Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court, the book […]

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Book Review: Babies and Bylines- Parenting on the Move

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Book- Babies and Bylines: Parenting on the Move Author- Pallavi Aiyar Publisher- HarperCollins 470 pages Babies and Bylines: Parenting On The Move isn’t just for parents and mothers-to-be. Pallavi Aiyar’s book is a motherhood memoir for anyone who wants insights on the struggles of today’s working women, how relationships have a bearing on their career […]

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India through the Modi prism

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Mumbai: Book: Making sense of Modi’s India Author: Various Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers India Pages: 499 Rs: 208 Book: Modi and the world: The ring view inside out Author: Yamini Chowdhury and Anusuya Diya Chowdhury Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Rs 499 317 pages “Heroes and hero-worship is a hard fact in India’s political life, demoralising for the […]

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