HarperCollins India is delighted to announce the publication of Saraswatichandra by Sameer Acharya, a retelling of one of Indian literature's greatest classics – Govardhanram Tripathi's Saraswatichandra ‘Imbued with aesthetic delight; the characterization is matchless.’ – Mahatma Gandhi Now turned into a very popular Indian soap opera by Sanjay Leela Bhansali on STAR Plus One of… Continue reading Sarawatichandra retold by Sameer Archarya
Recent studies have shown that a clear majority of kids prefer humour over much else, and like books that have characters they can identify with. Basically, books that are more entertainment than infotainment (which is the key factor for parents determining what their child should read). And that is precisely what we hope will be the keyword for the list: engaging content for children that helps establish a long-term bond.
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
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5LKs6LlsPQ Paranoia Agent: Spanning over thirteen episodes, this anime series follows the intersecting lives of many individuals in central Tokyo, all of whom become victims of a mysterious street assailant. A typical Satoshi Kon story, the series is made more dark and suspenseful with music by Susumu Hirasawa (who collaborated with Kon in Paprika). Also,… Continue reading Staff Picks: The Best of Books, Film & TV
'Not If I See You First by Eric Lindstrom: I picked this up thinking it was one of those typical teen-angst books with incarnations of John Green's characters. But it hit me squarely, right in my heart, and knocked the breath out of me. Parker Grant is blind, opinionated, forceful, and has a set of… Continue reading Staff Picks: The Best of Books, Film & TV
Staff Picks: The Best of Books, Movies & TV ‘The recently released The Case of the Beasts, which is a part of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie book series, is a treat for any collector of special editions and I am now own one. The book is gorgeously produced and comes… Continue reading Staff Picks: The Best of Books, Movies & TV
‘I recently started watching Season 3 of Scorpion, an American action TV series on AXN. Scorpion’s team, led by computer whiz kid Walter O’Brien, is made up of super geeks who use more brains than brawn to tackle complex problems being faced by the world today. Believe you me, this is one Scorpion that does… Continue reading Staff Picks: The Best of Books, Movies & TV
Staff Picks: The Best of Books, Film & TV 'Catching up on the Angry Young Man British films of the 1960s – films like Look Back in Anger, This Sporting Life, Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner – such extraordinary encapsulation of an era and an ethos. And so different from the Indian Angry Young… Continue reading Staff Picks: The Best of Books, Film & TV