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Our Pick of the Best Foreign Fiction & Non-fiction This Month

How can you have a future if you can’t accept your past? Mel Hannigan doesn’t have it easy. Mourning the death of her firework of a brother, facing the loss of three friendships that used to mean everything to her and struggling to deal with a condition that even her closest friends don’t know about.…… Continue reading Our Pick of the Best Foreign Fiction & Non-fiction This Month

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Watch what you feed your child, it could lead to mood swings

Summer vacations are here and, needless to say, you’ll be spending a lot more time with your children. Your family is probably going on a vacation where nutrition takes a backseat and junk food is the staple diet. Chips, soft drinks, cakes, ice cream… the demand list goes on and you’ve promised yourself to indulge…… Continue reading Watch what you feed your child, it could lead to mood swings

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Suicide is NOT an option, no matter how poorly you fared in your board exams

With the season of board exam results upon us, we decided to put a word out for those who didn’t fare well and began to think, foolishly, that it’s the end of the road for them. Academic performance is a poor, unreliable barometer for success and happiness in life. Below, we present an excerpt from…… Continue reading Suicide is NOT an option, no matter how poorly you fared in your board exams

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Why Everything You Know About Success is (Mostly) Wrong

What really produces success? By looking at the science behind what separates the extremely successful from the rest of us, we learn what we can do to be more like them — and find out in some cases why it’s good that we aren’t. Two men have died trying to do this. Outside Magazine declared…… Continue reading Why Everything You Know About Success is (Mostly) Wrong

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Meet Priyanka Menon, the writer of ‘Served with Love’, a new romance about two chefs

Tell us a bit about the genesis of Served with Love. P: In my opinion, all stories begin around food. Actually, good stories begin around good food. I remember reading a post on Facebook that said ‘No great story begins with that one time I was eating a salad’. I laughed so hard at that.…… Continue reading Meet Priyanka Menon, the writer of ‘Served with Love’, a new romance about two chefs

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#MothersDay: 12 Books That are Perfect Gifts for Moms Who Love Reading

1. The Namesake — Jhumpa Lahiri The Namesake takes the Ganguli family from their tradition-bound life in Calcutta through their fraught transformation into Americans. On the heels of their arranged wedding, Ashoke and Ashima Ganguli settle together in Cambridge, Massachusetts. An engineer by training, Ashoke adapts far less warily than his wife, who resists all…… Continue reading #MothersDay: 12 Books That are Perfect Gifts for Moms Who Love Reading

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Q&A with Ajeet Sharma, author, Three Marketeers

Ajeet Sharma, the author of the novel Three Marketeers (published jointly by HarperCollins India and Black Ink) is a marketing expert, a business school professor, and a keen follower of trends and action in the business world. He holds a Ph.D. in Marketing and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management. In his career, spanning more than…… Continue reading Q&A with Ajeet Sharma, author, Three Marketeers

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April Picks: The Best of Foreign Fiction & Non-fiction

The Case for Impeachment offers a fascinating look at presidential impeachments throughout American history, including the often-overlooked story of Andrew Johnson’s impeachment, details about Richard Nixon’s resignation, and Bill Clinton’s hearings. Lichtman shows how US President Donald Trump exhibits many of the flaws (and more) that have doomed past presidents. As the Nixon Administration dismissed the…… Continue reading April Picks: The Best of Foreign Fiction & Non-fiction

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Finding Christopher Tucker: The Man Who Made the Ramsay Horror Masks

In the 1970s and ’80s – a period of churn in Hindi films, when commercial cinema was at its Amitabh Bachchan-fuelled peak and art-house movies were truly pushing the envelope – the Ramsay brothers burst on to the scene with their horror film-making spree. They were subaltern films (of a sort), yes. Disruptive too. The…… Continue reading Finding Christopher Tucker: The Man Who Made the Ramsay Horror Masks

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May Picks: Our Top Five Indian New Releases

Eat. Delete. Junior.  To mitigate the general furore and misunderstanding surrounding child nutrition comes this important new book from Pooja Makhija, the bestselling author of Eat Delete. The junior edition is a guide that will help parents emerge victorious over the ultimate child-rearing battleground: the dinner table. How does a child’s palate develop? What happens if…… Continue reading May Picks: Our Top Five Indian New Releases