Nov 29, 2013 12:31 IST

    J.D. Salinger's stories leaked online

    Three unpublished works by American writer J.D. Salinger have been leaked online after showing up in an eBay auction. The stories were uploaded in a PDF file format that appears to have been scanned from an unauthorized book.

  • Bay psalm book
    Nov 27, 2013 11:46 IST

    First book printed in America auctioned for $14.2 million

    The first book written in what is today the United States of America fetched $14.2 million in New York on Tuesday, becoming the world's most expensive printed book sold at auction.

  • KPS Gill
    Nov 21, 2013 13:54 IST

    Review: KPS Gill, The Paramount Cop

    The author has focussed soft light on Gill's persona, highlighting his strengths. It is an attempt to showcase his chequered career, practically without blemishes.

  • Master Laster
    Nov 16, 2013 00:50 IST

    Review: Master Laster; What They Don’t Tell You About Sachin Tendulkar

    While the entire world is celebrating Sachin Tendulkar’s lasting impact, Sumit Chakraberty’s book, “Master Laster — What they don’t tell you about Sachin Tendulkar”, deviates from the flavour of the day.

  • A  flights of birds on a treetop at Tilyar lake on Delhi-Rohtak road
    Nov 20, 2013 17:11 IST

    In a city like Delhi, anything can happen: Shubnum Khan

    Author Shubnum Khan, who has created quite a stir with her debut book, Onion Tears, was in town recently to share her experiences.

  • 8 Steps to Innovation
    Nov 14, 2013 11:34 IST

    Review: 8 Steps to Innovation, Going from Jugaad to Excellence

    The book is replete with examples, some relevant to the context of innovation, others simply anecdotes of triggers for improvement.

  • Marvel Comics
    Nov 06, 2013 11:26 IST

    In Marvel Comics, Ms Marvel returns as Muslim teen

    Marvel Comics is bringing Ms. Marvel back as a 16-year-old daughter of Pakistani immigrants living in Jersey City named Kamala Khan.

  • The Everything Store
    Nov 05, 2013 11:56 IST

    Bezos' wife raps book about husband, in Amazon review

    Amazon boss Jeff Bezos' wife gave a book about her husband and his company a paltry one star, in a withering review posed on the online retailer's website.

  • Charlaine Harris
    Nov 01, 2013 11:32 IST

    Charlaine Harris looks to new series after Sookie

    The final book in Charlaine Harris' best-selling series about telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse provoked such an outcry that some fans sent death threats and curses.

  • Last Night at the Viper Room
    Oct 29, 2013 12:18 IST

    Book revisits tragic life of actor River Phoenix

    Edwards' sensitive biography builds just the right tone for looking back at Phoenix's life 20 years after his death: respect for his talents, admiration for his individuality and a subtle indignation for the tragedy to come.

  • Savage Harvest
    Oct 28, 2013 11:20 IST

    Review: Savage Harvest, stories of partition

    The Partition was a traumatic chapter in the history of sub-continental India. Some two million people are said to have been slaughtered on either side of the religious divide, sacrificed to fanaticism and hatred.

  • Eleanor Catton
    Oct 16, 2013 14:42 IST

    My book has been publisher’s nightmare: Booker Prize winner Eleanor Catton

    ‘The Luminaries’, which won Eleanor Catton the covetous 2013 Man Booker Prize on Tuesday, has been a publisher’s nightmare from the very beginning, she says.

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    Oct 04, 2013 11:16 IST

    Sarkozy's ex-wife comes out with tell-all autobiography

    Cecilia Attias, the ex-wife of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, is settling a few scores from her past in an autobiographical book.

  • Ramayan feature
    Aug 31, 2013 00:59 IST

    God of big things

    The history of the evolution of the 330 million deities in the Hindu pantheon will always interest readers, tied up as they are with race memory and the evolution of different strands of belief on the subcontinent.

  • Brahma Dreaming
    Aug 29, 2013 15:22 IST

    Indian mythology from a Western perspective

    Lord Shiva has lost his athletic body and goddess Sita is wearing a gown - Indian mythology gets a Western makeover with graphic novel "Brahma Dreaming" that retells the story with powerful and emotive monochromatic illustrations.