Nuances in a Nutshell: How India Works

My book How India Works: Making Sense of a Complex Corporate Culture explores the nuances and complexities of working in India. For instance, how the personal connect impacts working (or not working!). But are these traits uniquely Indian? Well, yes and no. They may be prevalent in other countries and cultures, but, they are definitely present… Continue reading Nuances in a Nutshell: How India Works

HarperCollins presents Leapfroggers by Ved Prakash Sandlas

HarperCollins Publishers India is delighted to announce the publication of Leapfroggers by Ved Prakash Sandlas, the book provides insights into the human story of ISRO’s and India’s technological advancement. An insider’s account with unique insights into one of India’s most iconic institutions. Get your copy here: https://amzn.to/2vED142 ‘We are convinced that if we are to play a meaningful role nationally, and in the community of nations, we must be second to… Continue reading HarperCollins presents Leapfroggers by Ved Prakash Sandlas

The Queen of Jasmine Country by Sharanya Manivannan

to publish Sharanya Manivannan’s The Queen of Jasmine Country HarperCollins India is proud to announce, on the occasion of Andal Jayanti, the publication of Sharanya Manivannan’s The Queen of Jasmine Country, which imagines the life of the devotional poet Andal from medieval Tamilagam, in October 2018. This is Manivannan’s second book of fiction, after the… Continue reading The Queen of Jasmine Country by Sharanya Manivannan

The Island of the Day Before by Zuni Chopra

presents The Island of the Day Before by Zuni Chopra   A diverse collection that traverses the everyday and the extraordinary, the fantastical and the mundane  A little matchstick girl seeks a companion… An otter lies in wait for fish in the sea and wonders about humans and their way of life… A merchant and… Continue reading The Island of the Day Before by Zuni Chopra

HarperCollins Publishers India are pleased to announce the publication of Shahryar by Rakshanda Jalil

  One of the most important voices in contemporary Indian poetry, Shahryar (1936–2012) cast a mesmeric spell with the publication of his very first collection, Ism-e Azam, in 1965. Over the next fifty years, he not only managed to remain topical, his poetry defining the times, he always seemed to have something to say that… Continue reading HarperCollins Publishers India are pleased to announce the publication of Shahryar by Rakshanda Jalil

HarperCollins India presents Because He Is by Meghna Gulzar

HarperCollins Publishers India are pleased to announce the publication of Because he is by Meghna Gulzar ‘Papi says it is wrong of parents to presume that they know better, or know more than their child does. They may be biologically older than their child, but in their experience as parents, they’re of the same age. So,… Continue reading HarperCollins India presents Because He Is by Meghna Gulzar

Between the Great Divide by Anam Zakaria

  HarperCollins India  is proud to announce the release of a tragedy that transcends borders Between the Great Divide by Anam Zakaria  Releasing on 5th August 2018   ‘Anam Zakaria shines a bright light on the “other side” of Kashmir, bringing us first-hand accounts of people living on one of the most volatile “borders” in the… Continue reading Between the Great Divide by Anam Zakaria

Indian Preview: Our Top New Releases from July

Anything But a Wasted Life by Sita Kaylin Working as a stripper is anything but easy. You're often treated like a living blow-up doll and a therapist simultaneously. It's a life that many judge easily ... until you know more. Sita Kaylin, a California-based veteran in the sex industry, has lived the pitfalls of being… Continue reading Indian Preview: Our Top New Releases from July

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

The Death of Truth | Michiko Kakutani A stirring and incisive manifesto on America's slide away from truth and reason. Over the last three decades, Michiko Kakutani has been thinking and writing about the demise of objective truth in popular culture, academia, and contemporary politics. In The Death of Truth, she connects the dots to reveal… Continue reading The Best Foreign Fiction & Non-fiction We Published in July

A touching story of compassion from the Bengal Famine, excerpted from Scent of a Story

A friend of the world One of my greatest regrets while reporting in the war years was the studied indifference of our entire journalistic community to the famine in Bengal. Between 1942 and 1943, over three million people died of starvation in Bengal with hardly any mention in the media. Battles, skirmishes, the give and… Continue reading A touching story of compassion from the Bengal Famine, excerpted from Scent of a Story