But seriously…..

Manu Joseph’s first ‘Serious Men’ recently won The Hindu Best Fiction Award 2010. The author speaks to Nandini Krishnan about the success of his book, his own reading habits and his take on writing. Link here

You’ll love this asana

Sorry to keep coming back to this pose…er, prose. But we couldn’t help but notice plenty of references to this book in the media. In this article / interview published in LiveMint, Author Milan Vohra says “I was always clear that I wanted to be a writer, but at the time I was growing up, there … More You’ll love this asana

Mind it. Your mind, that is

In the book ‘Black Swan’ Nassim Nicholas Taleb attempted to see the connections between luck, uncertainty, probability, and knowledge into one tome.  The book certainly raised expectations. The main himself raises eyebrows – part literary essayist, part empiricist, part researcher, part no-nonsense businessman, he spent eighteen years as a mathematical trader, and was the Dean’s Professor … More Mind it. Your mind, that is

Spice and all thats nice

Madhur Jaffrey, the doyen of  Indian cookbooks, an alumnus of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and at ease with Merchant Ivory films says that spices form the colour pallette of India cuisine. Check out this article on the subject. Here’s a link to an article / email interview published in the Hindu of Dec … More Spice and all thats nice

A noble thought?

Rupa Subramanya Dehejia, an economist writing on the political economy of India asks the question: What if Arundhati Roy won the Nobel Peace Prize? Check out her piece carried in the WSJ here

This & That

In an age of immediacy, bookstores serve as a refuge where people can browse at their leisure and make thoughtful purchases. Although digital devices enable readers to have hundreds of books at their fingertips, independent bookstore owners have either embraced the technology or found ways to diversify: How local bookstores thrive in the digital age Get … More This & That

Sweet, Light & Easy

Our ongoing promotion on Snapdeal.com ValueRs. 400 Discount63% You SaveRs. 251 You Pay: Rs 149! You Say: What, are you guys NUTS? Well, we say that this is our sweet way of making sure your introduction to the world of books is light & easy on your pocket. Drop by pronto….you have *just* 2 more days to … More Sweet, Light & Easy