[Phone call with an anonymous source known only as Daedalus.]

Me: I'm working on a new book, it's about the disappearance of a number of children in Delhi. I was wondering if you could help me research it. Daedalus: Help you, how? Me: I need someone to be my, as they put it in the military, 'boots on the ground'. I'm even willing to consider… Continue reading [Phone call with an anonymous source known only as Daedalus.]

HarperCollins India presents this year’s biggest financial thriller by Ravi Subramanian

HarperCollins India is proud to announce THE BIGGEST FINANCIAL THRILLER THIS YEAR! DON’T TELL THE GOVERNOR by RAVI SUBRAMANIAN Releasing 06.11.2018   On 8 November, when the clocks strike 12, your money will be no good. Somewhere on the India–Nepal Border, a car full of passengers swerves off a highway and plunges into a valley,… Continue reading HarperCollins India presents this year’s biggest financial thriller by Ravi Subramanian

[Transcript of an interview with a Delhi Police inspector]

Me: Thank you for your time. As always, our conversation will be off-the-record. Can we start?  The Inspector: Yes, ask away.  Me: First up, would you agree with the statement that your department issued? Is the police really close to finding the girl?  The Inspector: No, that's bullshit. The newspapers figured that out pretty quickly,… Continue reading [Transcript of an interview with a Delhi Police inspector]

HarperCollins India and leading Hindi publisher, Vani Prakashan, today announced the launch of a new joint imprint in 2019.

HarperCollins India and Vani Prakashan Press Release HarperCollins India and leading Hindi publisher, Vani Prakashan, today announced the launch of a new joint imprint. Launching in January 2019, this new venture will publish English language titles from the HarperCollins list in Hindi as well as publishing Hindi writers from Vani Prakashan’s list into English. New… Continue reading HarperCollins India and leading Hindi publisher, Vani Prakashan, today announced the launch of a new joint imprint in 2019.

Shubhangi Swarup’s novel Latitudes Of Longing on JCB Prize Shortlist 2018

New Delhi, October 3, 2018: HarperCollins India is delighted to announce that Shubhangi Swarup’s novel Latitudes Of Longing has made it to The JCB Prize Shortlist 2018. This is the only book by a debutante author on this year’s list. Speaking on the success of the book, Udayan Mitra, Publisher, HarperCollins India said, “I'm thrilled… Continue reading Shubhangi Swarup’s novel Latitudes Of Longing on JCB Prize Shortlist 2018

Listen: How Cultivating the Audiobook Habit Helped Me Read More

If you're someone who claims to not have enough time to read books, you probably have distractions to eliminate in your constant battle for more and more 'me time': Email. Cellphones. WhatsApp. Facebook. Netflix. The time has come to accept it: 'Me time' is the new oil. As our lives get increasingly packed with gym-time,… Continue reading Listen: How Cultivating the Audiobook Habit Helped Me Read More

The Best Foreign Fiction & Non-fiction We Published in September

Connecting the Dots: Leadership Lessons in a Startup World | John Chambers Legendary Silicon Valley visionary and one of the world's greatest business leaders, John Chambers shares the playbook and philosophy that transformed Cisco into a global tech titan and now inspire a new generation of leaders. With numerous start-ups moving from zero to a… Continue reading The Best Foreign Fiction & Non-fiction We Published in September

Indian Preview: Our Top New Releases from September

Gene Machine by Venki Ramakrishnan Everyone knows the term DNA: it is the essence of our being - it determines who we are and what we pass on to our progeny. Mention the ribosome, on the other hand, and you will usually be met with blank faces, even from scientists. And yet without the ribosome,… Continue reading Indian Preview: Our Top New Releases from September

From the CEO: Ananth Padmanabhan Lists 20 Places He Loves to Visit with a Book

I travel quite a bit, both within the city I live in and to the others, and amidst all the chaos cities can overwhelm you with I often look for places that I can spend time in – especially with a book – simply to find much-needed down time. These are twenty of my favourite… Continue reading From the CEO: Ananth Padmanabhan Lists 20 Places He Loves to Visit with a Book

Want to Start Reading? Here are 12 Tips from 12 Editors

Choose interesting books to read. Start with thrillers, murder mysteries – basically page-turners that will keep you hooked. – Amrita Mukerji, Chief Copy Editor   Go easy on yourself: read slowly, read a comic book, read a graphic novel, read a book of poems, read a picture book, read a book where nothing happens, read a book… Continue reading Want to Start Reading? Here are 12 Tips from 12 Editors