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No change in the calendar calls for more fanfare than the transition from 31 December to 01 January. It’s all well and good but the overwhelming pressure to ‘CELEBRATE’ can make it an introvert’s nightmare. Here’s presenting 5 ways you can enjoy this night without faking it. READ A BOOK, DUH! Seriously, get a…… Continue reading An Introvert’s Guide to ‘Celebrating’ New Year’s Eve
We asked our in-house editors – the yay- or nay-sayers, the people who decide whether or not to publish manuscript, the folks whom you’ll work with as they delete a word here or add a sentence there to make your book the best possible version of itself – what makes them say yes to a…… Continue reading 13 Editors Tell You What Makes Them Say ‘Yes’ to a Manuscript
A lot goes into the creation of a book cover. First come the broad ideas, both from the author and the publisher. They’re followed by inputs and suggestions from the creatives – the cover designer, editor and the production team to help embellish those ideas. The final cover that holds the book together on shelves…… Continue reading #ArtView: Ten Books with Stunning Cover Photos
‘Living the Dream: The Life of the ‘Bollywood’ Actor by New York-based actor-photographer Mark Bennington (who also played Deputy Commissioner Wilkie in Dibakar Banerjee’s Detective Byomkesh Bakshy) is a coffee table book every movie buff must have. It shows a range of actors—from strugglers to A-list celebs—behind the scenes, doing everyday things as they go…… Continue reading Staff Picks: The Best of Books, Film & TV
1. Rope Burns: Stories from the Corner | F.X. Toole https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_RsHRmIRBY This hard-hitting collection of powerful and moving tales based on the experiences of the late, great fight manager and cut man Jerry Boyd, who wrote under the pen name F.X. Toole, is the basis for the Oscar-winning motion picture starring Hilary Swank and Morgan…… Continue reading Oscar Fever: Ten Books That Inspired Great Movies
Rishi Kapoor’s Twitter bio reads: ‘Son of a famous Father-Father of a famous Son. I am the hyphen in between them.’ It is not just his bio that’s refreshingly different, his tweets too are a little hatke. He has strong opinions and he definitely does not shy away from airing them khullam khulla, much like his bestselling autobiography.…… Continue reading 10 Tweets That Prove Rishi Kapoor Is The King of Sass
Here’s a list of women writers from around the world whom we think everyone should read. We love them! Lena Dunham — the acclaimed creator, producer, and star of HBO’s Girls — just brought out a hilarious, poignant, and extremely frank collection of personal essays Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned” Hilary…… Continue reading 4 Women Writers We Love