HarperCollins India to publish No Regrets, Kaveree Bamzai’s insightful and inspiring go-to guide for women

HarperCollins India is delighted to announce the publication of No Regrets, available now on pre-order. No Regrets: The Guilt-Free Woman’s Guide to a Good Life is eminent journalist Kaveree Bamzai’s handbook for today’s woman, inspiring her to rise above conventional norms and expectations and break free of the culture of perfection. The book encourages women… Continue reading HarperCollins India to publish No Regrets, Kaveree Bamzai’s insightful and inspiring go-to guide for women

#FirstLook | Narasimha: The Mahaavatar Trilogy Book 1

PRAHLAD Death was all around him. He was in his battle fort, watching his men, thousands of them, dying at the hands of the Tribals – Vanars, Yakshas and Nagas. Blood was spilled, heads were severed and limbs were torn off. Prahlad knew that, at fifteen, he was too young for this. He cursed under… Continue reading #FirstLook | Narasimha: The Mahaavatar Trilogy Book 1

#FirstLook | The Belated Bachelor Party by Ravinder Singh

Chapter 2 ‘Sounds exciting, but I have a project delivery scheduled during that time,’ a voice said. ‘Great idea! However, I got back from a family vacation just last month. Another vacation in six months looks really difficult,’ followed another. The third one pitched in. ‘This would have been so much fun. But yaar, I… Continue reading #FirstLook | The Belated Bachelor Party by Ravinder Singh

#ExclusiveExcerpt: Close to the Bone by Lisa Ray

‘Illness is the night-side of life, a more onerous citizenship. Everyone who is born holds a dual citizenship, in the kingdom of the well and in the kingdom of the sick. Although we all prefer to use only the good passport, sooner or later each of us is obliged, at least for a spell, to… Continue reading #ExclusiveExcerpt: Close to the Bone by Lisa Ray

Martyrs’ Day: Read the Last Letter Written by Bhagat Singh to his Comrades

The last letter Bhagat Singh wrote was to his comrades on 22 March 1931, a day before his execution. Some of Bhagat Singh’s comrades thought that he could still be saved from the gallows by helping him escape from the jail. While appreciating his comrades’ concern, Bhagat Singh underlines the significance of his own execution… Continue reading Martyrs’ Day: Read the Last Letter Written by Bhagat Singh to his Comrades

#ReadWomen: Rebel with a Paintbrush by Anita Vachharajani

                  About the book: An artist? A dreamer? A rebel? Who exactly was Amrita Sher-Gil? She was a little bit of all these things, really. Amrita grew up with a great sense of mischief and adventure in two very different worlds, in a village near Budapest, Hungary,… Continue reading #ReadWomen: Rebel with a Paintbrush by Anita Vachharajani

#ReadWomen: She Can, You Can by Garima Kushwaha

  About the book: An A to Z biography of iconic Indian women, one for each letter of the English alphabet. Each character is represented by an illustrative sketch and a 500-word summary. This inspirational and motivational book includes the achievements of pioneering female scientists, doctors, activists, painters, dancers, astronauts, comedians, political leaders and many… Continue reading #ReadWomen: She Can, You Can by Garima Kushwaha

#ReadWomen: Untrue by Wednesday Martin

Adulteress. The word is charged. It scandalizes and titillates. The adult makes it sound grown up and serious, somehow, the territory of those with enough life experience and agency to know better than to do what they are doing. The ess is all crackle and hiss, the long, low whistle of femaleness and dishonesty rubbing… Continue reading #ReadWomen: Untrue by Wednesday Martin

#ReadWomen: The Secret Garland by Andal

Classical Tamil poetry by Andal Translated by Archana Venkatesan in the Harper Perennial Volume The Secret Garland, out now in a special Harper Perennial keepsake edition.   Ōṅki Ulakaḷanta   Singing the names of the perfect one who spanned worlds with his feet and measured them   we bathe at dawn proclaim:   If we… Continue reading #ReadWomen: The Secret Garland by Andal

#ReadWomen: Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis

  The Lie: I’LL START TOMORROW I can’t count the number of diets I’ve tried. I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve made plans to go to the gym and then blew them off. Number of half marathons I signed up for, paid the entry fee for, and then quietly pretended not to remember… Continue reading #ReadWomen: Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis