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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......

Delhi, the No-No capital

Delhi is a year-round health hazard that visitors shun like the plague, says Sunil Sethi. IMAGE: India Gate, obscured by Delhi's smog. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI Photo   A frequent......

Britain finally discovers how the Raj hurt India

Unlike the Germans, Britons began to face the hard truths about their colonial empire only recently, says Kanika Datta.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com It has taken a little under seven......

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......

How Indian banks will change by 2025

Most adult Indians should have access to bank deposits, credit and remittance facilities as well as insurance and mutual fund products in the next decade, and technology will play a big role in......

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,......

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......

Is Nawazuddin's kiss' n' tell defensible?

The answer to the question would be: More or less, feels Sunil Sethi. IMAGE: Nawazuddin Siddiqui's memoir, An Ordinary Life, has been withdrawn after the controversy it generated. The......

Nawaz says sorry, withdraws memoir

'I'm apologising to everyone whose sentiments are hurt because of the chaos around my memoir,' says the actor. In an unexpected move, Nawazuddin Siddiqui has apologised and withdrawn his......

'Just not allowed. Nope.' What is Amitabh saying no to?

Amitabh Bachchan's birthday bash... The update on Don 3... Mahesh Babu's Bollywood debut... Subhash K Jha gives us the latest Bollywood lowdown. IMAGE: Amitabh Bachchan celebrates his 70th......

'Would be criminal if I stopped Saira from acting'

'On the first day of shooting, after our first shot together as co-stars was canned, a dream Saira had cherished for years, Rajinder Krishan, the poet who was watching the way Saira was following......

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......

Cricket Buzz: Mithali set to write on her personal life

IMAGE: Mithali Raj will come out with her autobiography. Photograph: Twitter. Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj will come out with her autobiography next year which will......

When Ireland sent the West Indies crashing for 25!

'Local legend has it the West Indians were plied with copious amounts of Ireland's favourite Guinness whisky the night before the match in 1969, though no one is willing to go on record about it!'......
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World War I's forgotten violent aftermath and toxic legacy (Book Review)

Title: The Vanquished - Why the First World War Failed to End, 1917-1923; Author: Robert Gerwarth; Publisher: Penguin Random House UK; Pages: 416;... ...

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Highlights of 2018

NON-FICTION WHY I AM A HINDU By Shashi Tharoor (Aleph) It starts with an examination of the author’s belief in Hinduism. He discusses those who... ...

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Sharmila Tagore thinking about penning her autobiography

Veteran Bollywood star Sharmila Tagore said she might come out with her autobiography someday.The actor said her daughter Soha Ali Khan has already... ...

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India has survived as a single political entity because of democracy

(Noted public intellectual, professor of Economics and an active member of the British Labour Party since 1971, Meghnad Desais latest book "The... ...

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Penguin ties up with shelter homes, libraries, prisons to

Penguin Random House India has partnered with community libraries, shelter homes, informal schools, independent bookshops and also prisons to... ...

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