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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......

Former Prez Kalam reveals his biggest regret in life

For former President A P J Abdul Kalam, the greatest regret in life was not being able to provide facilities like 24-hour electricity to his parents during their lifetime. Kalam, who says he......

'Emergency no longer possible,' says Jaitley

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley on Friday said Emergency is no longer possible in the country as media censorship is not possible in the digital era and amendment to the......

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......

Sardesai, Ghose quit Network18 Group

Rajdeep Sardesai, editor-in-chief, CNN-IBN, and wife Sagarika Ghose, deputy editor, IBN18, quit after nine years. The churn continues at Network18 Group, in the middle of a takeover by Reliance......

How Yash Birla won one of life's toughest battles

Twenty-two-year-old Yash Birla wakes up at the break of dawn to a phone call that changes his life -- a plane with his parents and sister has just crashed in Bengaluru (then Bangalore). Leaving......

Shiv Nadar biography shelved before publication

Another Penguin book, a biography of HCL’s billionaire founder Shiv Nadar, has been put in cold storage, even as the intelligentsia has spoken up for freedom of expression following the......

Why is Amazon betting big on self publishing in India?

US e-commerce company Amazon says it is betting highly on self-publishing in India. This was a medium termed ‘vanity publishing’ till now. However, says Amazon’s New York-based......

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......

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

Satyajit Ray's wife Bijoya passed away into the ages on June 2, following a prolonged illness. She had provided a lot of support to her legendary husband, and had penned an autobiography of their......

'It's not a love story, but a ****ed up story'

'There is hardly any boy who thinks he can jump from a high rise building and bash up 50 people. I really wanted people to believe it. That was the starting of my **** up.' Aarya Babbar gets very,......

'Go after Sanjay Dutt and kill him'

'Two things were clear: Firstly, Salem and Sanjay were no longer friends. Two, Salem was gunning for Sanjay.' 'The actor was in Goa at the time, along with his friend and the director of Kaante,......

'S D Burman never forgot he was a prince'

'When it came to S D Burman, a Guide song was completely different from a Tere Mere Sapne song which was completely different from a Sharmilee song. Except for their quality, there is nothing to......

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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This French Artist Teaches India The Kama Sutra, One Alphabet At A Time!

French illustrator Malika Favre has observed the letter and spirit of the Kama Sutra - and has depicted the positions in the form of the English... ...

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GOING SOLO

A growing number of people are choosing the self-publishing route to fulfil their dreams of becoming authors JK Rowling was rejected 12 times... ...

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Her playful perversity

One has only to flip through the profusely-illustrated pages of the book titled Arpita Singh with text by Deepak Ananth, the Paris-based art... ...

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An insider's view

An engaging account of a publisher's encounters with people from diverse fields. The Indian publishing industry has flourished considerably in... ...

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Flood of Fire is a fitting closure to his opium trilogy

Flood of Fire, the final novel in Amitav Ghosh's opium-centred trilogy which began with Sea of Poppies (2008), has all the qualities one has come... ...

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