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Leaning in to get ahead

COO of Facebook and author of Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg’s talk in Delhi was an odd mix of hard-sell and upper class feminism lite.

Living in an unequal world

No recent treatise on economics has generated as much worldwide debate as Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century. By inequality, the French economist means a lack of equal opportunities.

JK Rowling's new detective novel, The Silkworm, finally available on Amazon

Rowling's detective novel - The Silkworm - was in the top 100 by late Thursday for both print and e-book sales. She wrote it under the pen name Robert Galbraith.

Ex-coal secy's book on ‘coalgate’ out today

In ‘Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and Other Truths', PC Parakh accuses CBI director Ranjit Sinha of having acted against him to impress the SC and wonders why he chose not to mention PM Manmohan Singh.

Ex-PM aide Sanjay Baru drops book bomb, says Sonia ran govt

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is quoted in a book, written by his former media adviser, as saying that the system of two power centres would not work, and he had 'to accept that the party president (Sonia Gandhi) is the centre of power'.
A discordant Manmohan-Mukherjee duet

Modi sad but has no guilt over riots, says book

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi is 'sad' the 2002 Gujarat riots took place but has no guilt, according to a recently published book by British author and journalist Andy Marino.

Murder most foul

Bina Ramani, who has just launched her book, Bird in a Banyan Tree, presents her side of what happened on the fateful night that Jessica Lal was shot dead writes Furquan Ameen Siddiqui.

A heritage of words

India’s manuscript tradition is lovingly preserved in hardcover, enthuses Renuka Narayanan.

A film on The Immortals of Meluha?

Author Amish Tripathi is hopeful of a big-budget film based on his best seller, The Immortals of Meluha. Meanwhile, he will be releasing theatrical trailer for his second book next month.

About a debt-ridden fashionista!

Skim through Grace Reeves, a debt-ridden fashionista who has a disease of compulsive shopping, stumbles upon a super-rich art dealer named Vaughn, who offers her a deal...

Nothing great about it!

Elizabeth Turner, all of 25, has been given the task of running a multi-million dollar business empire in the UK, earlier headed by her ruthless elder sister, Mary...

Tiger tiger burning bright

You know you’re in the hands of a master storyteller when a 400-odd-page book keeps you in its grip till the very end. That’s the magic of David Gibbins’ latest novel The Tiger Warrior.

Bridging the gap

Akbar Ahmed's Journey into Islam is an attempt to foster understanding between Islam and the Western civilisation.

Potter makes history as fastest-selling book

London-US sales of the seventh and final Harry Potter volume hit an estimated 8.3 million in the first 24 hours. Read on...

Girls of Riyadh creates a stir

Rajaa Alsanea's insight into the closed world of Saudi women and their dejection in love has caused a storm in Saudi Arabia.
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