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'We alert people in India to be careful about such books'

A group of Indian-American businessmen initiated the action against Wendy Doniger's controversial book which Penguin India agreed to pulp recently. Rediff.com's Arthur J Pais finds out more. The......

Penguin to destroy Doniger's controversial book on Hindus

Penguin Books India has decided to withdraw copies of United States Indologist Wendy Doniger's book "The Hindus: An Alternative History" following a court-backed settlement with a Delhi-based......

Advance booking: What to read in 2008

Some 'big books' to look forward to in 2008...FictionThe acquisition of Amitav Ghosh's forthcoming Ibis trilogy by Penguin India made big news in literary circles earlier in the year and the first......

You have to see these Sony World Photography Awards images

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has announced the winners of its Open categories and National categories for 2017. This......

Sudha Murty: We are not an equal society

Her eyes crinkle as she speaks; a smile is never far away.Though she speaks in a rush -- words tumbling over each other in a race to save time or keep up with her thoughts -- she is unfailingly......

The top 10 business bestsellers

Check out the top 10 business bestsellers. WHATEVER YOU THINK THINK THE OPPOSITEAuthor: Paul ArdenPublisher: Penguin BooksPrice: Rs 462.56ISBN: 0141025719A BIAS FOR ACTION: HOW EFFECTIVE MANAGERS......

Why Aditya Puri is one of the world's top CEOs

On Sunday, PTI reported: HDFC Bank Managing Director Aditya Puri's name has featured in the list of the world's 30 best CEOs, published by the American financial magazine Barron's.'Puri, 66, has......

Once upon a time in India Inc...

The list of corporations publishing biographies has lengthened steadily as companies have realised the effectiveness of story telling as a brand building tool. Kanika Datta investigates the......

What Tata's new leader must do

'The Tata group will need for its new leader to show the same foresight and willingness to go against conventional wisdom to keep the group's aspirations high and uphold the values of innovation,......

Adi Godrej: Parmeshwar's life is a big triumph

A rare interview in which Adi Godrej talks about his wife, Parmeshwar, whom he married in 1965.Parmeshwar Godrej, designer, fashion icon and philanthropist, passed into the ages on October 11.This......

Are you looking forward to Rajnikanth's biography?

This could be the mother of all biographies!Penguin Books India informs that the publishing house is preparing to release Tamil superstar Rajnikanth's first definitive biography this year.Written......

Video: Why did Ustad Amjad Ali Khan invite Karan Johar?

Glimspes from the launch of Ustad Amjad Ali Khan's book, Master On Masters. Video: Afsar Dayatar/Rediff.com When a music maestro decides to write about 12 music icons of the twentieth century, you......

'Shah Rukh is a very possessive person'

'Shah Rukh's a possessive friend.''I think I may have hurt him when I made a film without him.''And I think I got hurt because when I did, I felt he didn't give me that paternal feeling that I had......

When Amjad Khan, Attenborough, Sanjeev Kumar got together...

One of India's top filmmakers Satyajit Raj would have been 95 today, May 2. We celebrate him by re-publishing a special series of articles through the week, starting with this beautiful excerpt......

'This boy is as tough as nails'

'Ayaan looked up at me, his eyes wide and confused. He saw my moist eyes and knew something was wrong. I held him hard against my chest. My worst fears had been confirmed. And just like that... my......

Anand to bring out chess books

Penguin Books India will publish two books on chess, written by World Rapid Chess champion Vishwanathan Anand.The books, tentatively titled 'An Autobiography' and 'How to play Chess', are scheduled......

Penguin to produce Ali Bacher's biography

Dr Ali Bacher has joined forces with Penguin Books South Africa and Standard Bank on a project to produce his long-awaited authorised biography.Theformer executive director of the ICC Cricket World......
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Perumal's controversial novel wins Sahitya Akademi award

The English translation of Perumal Murugan's controversial Tamil novel "Maadhorubaagan" has won the Sahitya Akademi's Translation Prize 2016.Titled... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a734447.html
A decade of listening to and fighting America's terrorist enemies (Book Review)

Title: Playing to the Edge - American Intelligence in the Age of Terror; Author: Michael V. Hayden; Publisher: Penguin; Pages: 464; Price: Rs 499 ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/a-decade-of-listening-to-and-fighting-america-s-terrorist-enemies-book-review-117041800314_1.html
Kalidasa's 'Meghadutam' comes to life in new translation

A new translation of "Meghadutam" brings to life Kalidasa's celebrated poem in vivid detail. "The Cloud Message" is translated from the original... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/kalidasa-s-meghadutam-comes-to-life-in-new-translation-117041400355_1.html
Richa Chadha's 'anecdotal' book to be out this year

Actress Richa Chadha says her debut book will be anecdotal in nature and she hopes she does a good job. Penguin India will publish the 'Fukrey'... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/bollywood-news/richa-chadha-s-anecdotal-book-to-be-out-this-year-56987.html
How to create a bestseller

Shuma Raha finds out how writers are using social media to produce bestsellers.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com 'Each day is your own page and... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/how-to-create-a-bestseller/20170403.htm

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