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Neena Gupta shares about being 'alone' without a lover in her 'prime years'(File Photo)

Neena Gupta shares about being 'alone' without a lover in her 'prime years'

PTI |
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2021 01:00 PM IST
During the course of her writing the book, Sach Kahun Toh, in Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand, where she stayed throughout the second wave of the pandemic— actor Neena Gupta realised how she has 'been alone most of my younger years, my prime years, without a lover or a husband'
Meghan Markle releases debut kid's book 'The Bench' on father-son relationship(Twitter/cecemcghee)
Meghan Markle releases debut kid's book 'The Bench' on father-son relationship(Twitter/cecemcghee)

Meghan Markle releases debut kid's book 'The Bench' on father-son relationship

Reuters |
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2021 09:57 PM IST
Meghan Markle's 'The Bench', which looks at the relationship between father and son through a mother's eyes, hit bookstands days after she and Prince Harry welcomed their daughter Lilibet Diana, named after Queen Elizabeth and Harry's late mother Princess Diana, last week.
Twinkle Khanna re-reads Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things in new pics(Instagram/@twinklerkhanna)
Twinkle Khanna re-reads Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things in new pics(Instagram/@twinklerkhanna)

Twinkle Khanna re-reads Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things in new pics

By Krishna Priya Pallavi, Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2021 11:06 AM IST
Twinkle Khanna took to Instagram recently to share that she is currently re-reading Arundhati Roy’s debut novel, The God of Small Things. She shared several pictures with her followers and wrote that she was hooked to the book.
Oprah shares reading list of 27 books on ‘centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre’(Instagram/oprahsbookclub)
Oprah shares reading list of 27 books on ‘centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre’(Instagram/oprahsbookclub)

Oprah shares reading list of 27 books on ‘centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre’

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2021 06:41 PM IST
  • To be informed about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre which will mark a centennial this Monday, Oprah Winfrey shares a reading list of 27 books to educate one about the ‘worst incidents of racial violence in American history’
Twinkle Khanna shares 3 book recommendations ‘for a brief respite’ amid the ongoing conflicts and Covid-19 gloom(Instagram/twinklerkhanna)
Twinkle Khanna shares 3 book recommendations ‘for a brief respite’ amid the ongoing conflicts and Covid-19 gloom(Instagram/twinklerkhanna)

Twinkle Khanna shares 3 book recommendations ‘for a brief respite’ amid Covid-19

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2021 08:19 PM IST
  • Twinkle Khanna recommends these 3 books or short stories that she recently read and re-read to lose herself ‘within the comfort of printed pages’ amid the ongoing conflicts and Covid-19 gloom
Oprah reveals about love, traumatic childhood struggles in What happened to you?(Instagram/oprah/oprahsbookclub)
Oprah reveals about love, traumatic childhood struggles in What happened to you?(Instagram/oprah/oprahsbookclub)

Oprah reveals about love, traumatic childhood struggles in What happened to you?

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2021 01:14 PM IST
  • ‘I rarely remember feeling loved’: Oprah Winfrey spills the beans on her traumatic childhood and making peace with her past in new co-authored book ‘What happened to you?’ with renowned brain and trauma expert Dr Bruce Perry
The NIF fellowships are awarded for a period of one year with an annual stipend of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>18 lakh to each recipient; and include editorial and publishing support for each project. The fellowship enables scholars and writers to write and publish works of non-fiction.(HT file)
The NIF fellowships are awarded for a period of one year with an annual stipend of 18 lakh to each recipient; and include editorial and publishing support for each project. The fellowship enables scholars and writers to write and publish works of non-fiction.(HT file)

NIF fellowships to 11 scholars, writers

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 15, 2021 02:38 PM IST
The New India Foundation (NIF) will award fellowships to 11 scholars and writers this year for a set of non-fiction book proposals chronicling post-Independence India, it was announced Thursday.
Japanese scriptwriter Sugako Hashida, famous for hit drama 'Oshin,' dies at 95(Twitter/BoekenWebsiteNL/doramaworld)
Japanese scriptwriter Sugako Hashida, famous for hit drama 'Oshin,' dies at 95(Twitter/BoekenWebsiteNL/doramaworld)

Japanese scriptwriter Sugako Hashida, famous for hit drama 'Oshin,' dies at 95

AP |
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2021 09:56 AM IST
  • Japanese scriptwriter Sugako Hashida dies of lymphoma at 95. Apart from writing the script of the internationally popular TV drama series 'Oshin' and other popular dramas, she wrote a book asking for the right to die in dignity and according to her request, there will be no funeral.
Women's Day: Reese Witherspoon shares this ‘illuminating’ book as her March pick(Instagram/reesewitherspoon)
Women's Day: Reese Witherspoon shares this ‘illuminating’ book as her March pick(Instagram/reesewitherspoon)

Women's Day: Reese Witherspoon shares this ‘illuminating’ book as her March pick

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 01:03 PM IST
  • Ahead of Women’s Day 2021, Hollywood actor Reese Witherspoon shares an ‘exceptionally powerful and illuminating’ book as her March pick after launching a free app for her book club which celebrates ‘diverse voices that put women at the center of their stories’
The initiative was started with the aim of encouraging children in remote areas to inculcate the habit of reading, said Kurma Rao, Managing Director of the NEKRTC. (Representative image)(AP File)
The initiative was started with the aim of encouraging children in remote areas to inculcate the habit of reading, said Kurma Rao, Managing Director of the NEKRTC. (Representative image)(AP File)

Mobile library rolled out for children in Kalaburagi's remote areas in Karnataka

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 02:39 PM IST
A mobile library bus has been rolled out by North Eastern Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NEKRTC) along with the Zilla panchayat, education department and library department in Kalaburagi district.
Madhavi Mahadevan's new book focuses on Mahabharata character, Yayati's daughter(Twitter/madhavism)
Madhavi Mahadevan's new book focuses on Mahabharata character, Yayati's daughter(Twitter/madhavism)

Madhavi Mahadevan's new book focuses on Mahabharata character, Yayati's daughter

PTI |
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 05:02 PM IST
Madhavi S Mahadevan's latest #novel 'Bride of the Forest: the Untold Story of Yayati's Daughter' traces feminist lineage by telling the lesser known story of a delicately poised figure in Mahabharata, Yayati's daughter
Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk's art book, The Lost Soul, hits bookstores(Twitter/7StoriesPress/tokarczuk_olga)
Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk's art book, The Lost Soul, hits bookstores(Twitter/7StoriesPress/tokarczuk_olga)

Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk's art book, The Lost Soul, hits bookstores

AP |
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 04:54 PM IST
  • Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk experiments with form and translates The Lost Soul, from Polish to English and merged with illustrations to produce a picture book to attract readers of various ages and backgrounds
For Dr Marcus Ranney, these tough times were apt to launch his book "At The Human Edge".(Amazon)
For Dr Marcus Ranney, these tough times were apt to launch his book "At The Human Edge".(Amazon)

Dr. Marcus Ranney launches his book `At The Human Edge`

ANI | , Mumbai (maharashtra) [india]
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 04:35 PM IST
Dr Ranney's "At The Human Edge" celebrates the human body's amazing physical ability to adapt to the extreme conditions.
Stephen King's 'Rita Hayworth' out as standalone book(Associated Press)
Stephen King's 'Rita Hayworth' out as standalone book(Associated Press)

Stephen King's 'Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption' out as standalone book

PTI | , New York
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 08:57 AM IST
One of the most iconic stories by the acclaimed author Stephen King, 'Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption' is now a standalone book. The story that was adapted into an Oscar-nominated movie was originally a part of a collection that released in 1982.
Seth Rogen's first book to hit bookshelves in May(Instagram/ sethrogen)
Seth Rogen's first book to hit bookshelves in May(Instagram/ sethrogen)

Seth Rogen's first book 'Yearbook' to release on May 11

PTI | , Los Angeles
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 02:42 PM IST
Seth Rogen is all set to release his first book. According to the actor's mother, "it is not a memoir but more like a bunch of funny stories."
Tamil translation of French novel wins Romain Rolland Book Prize at Kolkata(Twitter/IFInde/TounkaPodcast)
Tamil translation of French novel wins Romain Rolland Book Prize at Kolkata(Twitter/IFInde/TounkaPodcast)

Tamil translation of French novel wins Romain Rolland Book Prize at Kolkata

PTI |
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 08:37 AM IST
After winning the Romain Rolland Book Prize, the publisher and Tamil translator of French novel 'Le mariage de plaisir' will now be invited by the French Institute in India to the Paris Book Fair 2021 (Livre Paris 2021) as the guests of honour.
HarperCollins Publishers India is thrilled to announce a new and definitive biography of Kamala Harris by renowned journalist and writer Chidanand Rajghatta.(ANI)
HarperCollins Publishers India is thrilled to announce a new and definitive biography of Kamala Harris by renowned journalist and writer Chidanand Rajghatta.(ANI)

HarperCollins Publishers India announces 'Kamala Harris: Phenomenal Woman'

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 02:10 PM IST
HarperCollins Publishers India is thrilled to announce a new and definitive biography of Kamala Harris - who sworn today in as the Vice President of the United States of America - by renowned journalist and writer Chidanand Rajghatta.
Join the #BrunchBookChallenge and win!
Join the #BrunchBookChallenge and win!

Hello, #BrunchBookChallenge 2021

By HT Brunch Team, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 01:46 PM IST
  • Read the most books this year, tweet and win!
“The interest in the book is the result of a renewed desire to understand a U.S. that is in the midst of a civil cold war,” said Wang Wen, executive dean of Renmin University’s Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies.(Bloomberg)
“The interest in the book is the result of a renewed desire to understand a U.S. that is in the midst of a civil cold war,” said Wang Wen, executive dean of Renmin University’s Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies.(Bloomberg)

A $2,500 book on US decline is suddenly a must-read in China

Bloomberg | , China
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 11:58 AM IST
After chaos engulfed the U.S. Capitol last week, some Chinese intellectuals found themselves searching for copies of an out-of-print book to make sense of events. “America Against America” forecast the U.S.’s decline due to domestic conflicts more than 30 years ago.
From Jhumpa Lahiri to Oprah’s non-fiction, here are 3 most anticipated books of 2021(Twitter/QPBooks)
From Jhumpa Lahiri to Oprah’s non-fiction, here are 3 most anticipated books of 2021(Twitter/QPBooks)

From Jhumpa Lahiri to Oprah Winfrey, here are 3 most anticipated books of 2021

By Zarafshan Shiraz
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 06:05 PM IST
  • If you are a bibliophile like us who ranks their years according to the number of great new books being published, here is a literary gold mine with 3 of the most anticipated books of 2021

Fun, Fascination and humour: Riveting tales for children

UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 04:50 PM IST
These books bring you fascinating details about the world’s largest human congregation, sheds light on how children can benefit from the internet and also avoid its pitfalls. There is also a story of a happy prince, a delightful tale of two cows and a peek into the wonderful world of biology.
The image shows several wooden shelves filled with books, from top to bottom.(Twitter/@shoumik__)
The image shows several wooden shelves filled with books, from top to bottom.(Twitter/@shoumik__)

Netizens cannot stop gushing over this Twitter user’s book collection. Check it out

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2020 08:21 AM IST
“For those who didn’t know......I live in a library,” read the caption shared alongside the post.
Happy Birthday J.K. Rowling(Instagram /@misteriosdacaixadepandora)
Happy Birthday J.K. Rowling(Instagram /@misteriosdacaixadepandora)

Happy Birthday JK Rowling: Harry Potter, Ickabog author turns 55, a look at some of her work

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 11:03 AM IST
J.K. Rowling shares her birthday with perhaps the most popular fictional character of our time and also her own creation, Harry Potter. As J.K. Rowling turns 55, her creation Harry is all set to celebrate his 40th birthday.
The picture shared by Shashi Tharoor shows various books kept on what looks like a bookshelf.(Twitter/@ShashiTharoor)
The picture shared by Shashi Tharoor shows various books kept on what looks like a bookshelf.(Twitter/@ShashiTharoor)

Shashi Tharoor shares artist’s meaningful advice designed with book titles

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 21, 2020 11:45 AM IST
The picture shared by Shashi Tharoor happens to be a creation of an artist named Phil Shaw.
Lisa Shaffer designed costumes and set up photoshoots for her cats and began posting every Saturday, or “Caturday”.(@CentreCountyLibrary/Instagram)
Lisa Shaffer designed costumes and set up photoshoots for her cats and began posting every Saturday, or “Caturday”.(@CentreCountyLibrary/Instagram)

This librarian has a purr-fect idea to dress up her cat as literary icons

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 08:27 AM IST
Librarian Lisa Shaffer started this project to build up her library’s social media presence. Now, her cat is an internet darling.
World Book and Copyright Day 2020: History, significance, theme and quotes by famous authors.(Thought Catalog on Unsplash)
World Book and Copyright Day 2020: History, significance, theme and quotes by famous authors.(Thought Catalog on Unsplash)

World Book and Copyright Day 2020: History, significance, theme and quotes by famous authors

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2020 11:21 AM IST
World Book Day, celebrated by UNESCO and other related organisations, is the global celebration of books and reading material observed in more than 100 countries. Also known as World Book and Copyright Day, it is an occasion to promote the joy of books and the art of reading.
Publishers said that with online publishers allowed to operate, print publications are getting an unfair treatment .(Shutterstock)
Publishers said that with online publishers allowed to operate, print publications are getting an unfair treatment .(Shutterstock)

Maharashtra school books, study material publishers stare at big loses due to lockdown

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2020 12:18 PM IST
With the lockdown in place, publishers have not been able to print and distribute textbooks, notebooks and other reference material thus losing out on the biggest chunk of their yearly business.
Indian publishing houses innovate reading in times of coronavirus lockdown.(Unsplash)
Indian publishing houses innovate reading in times of coronavirus lockdown.(Unsplash)

Indian publishing houses innovate reading in times of coronavirus lockdown

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2020 09:16 AM IST
Digital delivery is the new name of the game even as publishers await the reopening of brick-and-mortar bookstores.
Sites around the world have opened up new and back catalogues, launched special read-at-home deals, and a handful have simply always had free books. (REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE)(Unsplash)
Sites around the world have opened up new and back catalogues, launched special read-at-home deals, and a handful have simply always had free books. (REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE)(Unsplash)

Social distancing guide: Turn page after page, for free

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2020 09:18 AM IST
Sites around the world have opened up new and back catalogues, launched special read-at-home deals, and a handful have simply always had free books.
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