Manoj Jain

A psychologist's observations: Manoj Jain's third novel, Balraj

Balraj is the third book by author Manoj Jain, following up on The BNO and The THC.

Judging books by their names, a trip through tantalising titles

While an indirect, rather fanciful title is now the norm, even among them, some have an edge in captivating readers.

KV 'Pops' Sridhar

30 Second Thrillers: Short screen stories that influenced India

Sridhar, alias "Pops", who has had a long and fruitful innings in the ad industry from a start as a painter of Bollywood hoardings.

Kamila Shamsie Photo: Zain Mustafa

The hardest expectations come from yourselves: Kamila Shamsie

Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire stands out among other books in the Man Booker Prize longlist for its simple style.

Osama Siddique

To the moon and back: Osama Siddique's debut novel

Osama Siddique’s debut novel sits amongst a clutch of powerful new works from Pakistan.

Bombay Fever

After the Dork series, Sidin Vadukut delivers a medical thriller

Bombay Fever is a medical thriller that exposes the chinks in the armour of the government


Review: Murder, sex and intrigue in medieval, magical Prague

The past is a foreign country: They do things differently there, a British author once said -- he might have been talking about historical whodunnits abroad.

1066 and All That

Bookends: Hosting humour in history, an epic British 'textbook'

The last place possibly expected to yield humour is history.

New books in 2017

Indulge reading list: Five books to look forward to in August 2017

With an intriguing mix of genres - dominated by non-fiction - August offers simple reading options without the hype that distracts and manipulates readers.

5 reasons why you need to pick up your next book

Here are five stories of bibliophiles spreading their love for books all over the country with fun initiatives to get more people reading.

Faiqa Mansab

'Tis better to have loved: Faiqa Mansab on her debut novel

A modern-day love story from Pakistan brings the focus back on English language writing from the subcontinent. 

Maidless in Mumbai is about the urban malady of "maidomania"

 "Lean into your husband, lean into your extended family, and yes, lean into your maid", says Payal Kapadia

Bangalore Book Hunt uses mystery to bring back the love for reading

Look for novellas and anthologies at the Cubbon Park metro station

Soha Ali Khan

Soha Ali Khan's debut book to launch in December

Actress Soha Ali Khan's debut book, The Perils Of Being Moderately Famous to be launched in December

HarperCollins to publish 25 iconic books in one special edition

Twenty-five of the most iconic books published by HarperCollins India are all set to be packaged in a special edition to kickstart the publisher's silver jubilee celebrations

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