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  • Seven new books to check out

    Seven new books to check out

    What is new to you in this book is that uncertainty can be used tp your benefit if you create and deploy an entrepreneurial mindset a way of thinking about your business that captures the benefits of uncertainty.

    September 17, 2021
  • Tamannaah Bhatia launches book on Indian wellness ‘Back to the Roots’

    Tamannaah Bhatia launches book on Indian wellness ‘Back to the Roots’

    "I have enjoyed the journey of delving deep into ancient Indian wisdom with Luke Coutinho."

    August 31, 2021
  • On a verandah, retracing Pondicherry’s past through a mysterious diamond

    On a verandah, retracing Pondicherry’s past through a mysterious diamond

    Masterfully translated from the French original by Blake Smith, Ari Gautier's "The Thinnai" (Hachette) offers a panoramic view of Pondicherry's past, the whimsical eccentricities of its present and shines a light on the quirks of history that come to define us.

    August 31, 2021
  • ‘Family values, religious sanctity keep Indian marriages together’

    ‘Family values, religious sanctity keep Indian marriages together’

    "In spite of India's different regions and religions, there is a common thread in Indian marriages that has kept them intact in spite of the institution being under strain in various parts of the world. To my mind, there are five."

    August 23, 2021
  • ‘Self-esteem the reason we can’t achieve our fullest potential’

    ‘Self-esteem the reason we can’t achieve our fullest potential’

    "Troubled times are a way to remind us to reflect on life and understand that we should not take anything for granted."

    June 18, 2021
  • Mastering the art of thinking in an AI-driven world

    Mastering the art of thinking in an AI-driven world

    This book explains cognition and the links between the brain, the mind and behavior in a clear and straightforward way.

    June 12, 2021
  • ‘Enquiry isn’t solution finding, it’s about asking sincere questions’

    ‘Enquiry isn’t solution finding, it’s about asking sincere questions’

    "Thousands of students and young adults have been introduced to various forms of art and this has led to increased appreciation of these art forms."

    June 3, 2021
  • Young Pandavas face the dark threat of looming war

    Young Pandavas face the dark threat of looming war

    Writer-illustrator-cartoonist Anupam Arunachalam's "Young Pandavas 3: The Royal Tournament" (Hachette) is a thrilling follow-up to the adventures of the heroes of the Mahabharata, the greatest Indian story of all time.

    June 1, 2021
  • Time to sharpen your inner black box (Book Review)

    Time to sharpen your inner black box (Book Review)

    "Time to meet your inner black box," writes Gupta, who, in 2009, at the beginning of the Barack Obama administration, withdrew himself from consideration as the US Surgeon General for professional and personal reasons.

    May 17, 2021
  • Spelling life in Kashmir Valley

    Spelling life in Kashmir Valley

    "Due to this, we create for ourselves a metaphorical distortion. More people from Kashmir need to tell their own stories. People on the outside need to know the vast difference between the ground realities and what is being portrayed on the screen of their televisions."

    May 10, 2021
  • ‘Time to abolish the entire sum of morality’

    ‘Time to abolish the entire sum of morality’

    Our morals, he says, constrain us, bias us, and push us in the wrong direction because we fail to understand their limited aims. The biggest challenges our species face, whether global warming, nuclear proliferation or the rise of robots, are pan-human.

    May 5, 2021
  • ‘Autonomous, transparent research best safeguard against bad governance’

    ‘Autonomous, transparent research best safeguard against bad governance’

    Pointing to the lacunae that exist in the system, he says "there is an urgency in the country to reverse the trend of the past decade so that independent research, assessment, and evaluation of public policies is not on an extinction course" in the book, which is subtitled: "The Rise of Populism, Decline in Social Research".

    May 4, 2021
  • A quaint tale on the love track

    A quaint tale on the love track

    Through relatable everyday characters of Palash and Jigna, the story of rosy first love unfurls in 2004, amid the backdrop of universities, families and even the railways.

    May 3, 2021
  • Tisca Chopra: Hope my book encourages conversations

    Tisca Chopra: Hope my book encourages conversations

    "A lot of young girls who are friends of my daughter, their fathers have said they have enjoyed the book and there are many things they didn't know simply because no one told them! So I hope my book encourages conversations, which might be uncomfortable but necessary,"

    April 26, 2021
  • ‘The Gopichand Factor’ flatters to deceive

    ‘The Gopichand Factor’ flatters to deceive

    "Only time will tell whether India can become a world badminton superpower like China, Japan, and Korea in the near future. But the first two decades of this century have definitely transformed the country's most popular recreational sport into an aspirational career option.

    April 10, 2021
  • Kolkata-based short stories is a page-turner

    Kolkata-based short stories is a page-turner

    There’s always something appealing about short stories — narrating a tale within restricted pages and yet perfectly delivering thrill or suspense; stories that make the readers finish the book at one go — or, if not, then in the quickest possible time. Amit Dasgupta’s The House and Other Stories¬†succeeds in doing just that. It’s a …

    October 19, 2017