Trivia: 12 things about India’s women cricketers that will surprise you

As the women in blue fight it out in the ongoing  T20 Women's World Cup, HarperCollins India is all set to celebrate the release of Free Hit, a narrative history of women's cricket in India.  Long considered a sideshow to men's cricket in cricket-crazy India, it was the telecast of the 2017 ICC Women's World… Continue reading Trivia: 12 things about India’s women cricketers that will surprise you

The Best Foreign Fiction and Non-fiction We Published in October

Awakened by James S. Murray with Darren Wearmouth After years of waiting, New York’s newest subway line is finally ready, an express train that connects the city with the burgeoning communities across the Hudson River. The shining jewel of this state-of-the-art line is a breathtaking visitors’ pavilion beneath the river. Major dignitaries, including New York… Continue reading The Best Foreign Fiction and Non-fiction We Published in October

[Transcript of an interview with a Delhi Police inspector]

Me: Thank you for your time. As always, our conversation will be off-the-record. Can we start?  The Inspector: Yes, ask away.  Me: First up, would you agree with the statement that your department issued? Is the police really close to finding the girl?  The Inspector: No, that's bullshit. The newspapers figured that out pretty quickly,… Continue reading [Transcript of an interview with a Delhi Police inspector]

Excerpt: Just an Otter Day

  The salty sea breeze was cool and encouraging, just right for fishing. A pity, really. It’d be much harder to find food with fishermen hanging around. He’d seen them, their withered hats softening tough, fin-shaped heads, talking gruffly and loudly about yesterday’s catch. Their boats swayed slightly, shifting the deep blue water. It was… Continue reading Excerpt: Just an Otter Day

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

  The Mystery of Three Quarters: A New Hercule Poirot Mystery Sophie Hannah The world’s most beloved detective, Hercule Poirot – the legendary star of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express and most recently The Monogram Murders and Closed Casket—returns in The Mystery of Three Quarters, a stylish, diabolically clever mystery set in 1930’s… Continue reading The Best Foreign Fiction & Non-fiction We Published in August

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

The Best Foreign Fiction & Non-Fiction We Published in June 2018

The Wives | Lauren Weisberger *Published in the USA as When Life Gives You Lululemons* He set her up. They’ll bring him down. Emily Charlton does not do the suburbs. A successful stylist and image consultant to Hollywood stars, she cut her teeth as an assistant to legendary fashion editor Miranda Priestly in New York.… Continue reading The Best Foreign Fiction & Non-Fiction We Published in June 2018

The Best Foreign Fiction & Non-Fiction We Published in May 2018

Painstakingly restored from Tolkien’s manuscripts and presented for the first time as a fully continuous and standalone story, the epic tale of Beren and Lúthien will reunite fans of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings with Elves and Men, Dwarves and Orcs and the rich landscape and creatures unique to Tolkien’s Middle-earth. The… Continue reading The Best Foreign Fiction & Non-Fiction We Published in May 2018

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

The Girl from Kathmandu: Twelve Dead Men and a Woman's Quest for Justice | Cam Simpson In August of 2004, twelve men left their village in Nepal for jobs at a five-star luxury hotel in Amman, Jordan. They had no idea that they had actually been hired for sub-contract work on an American military base… Continue reading The Best Foreign Fiction & Non-fiction We Published in April

Indian Preview: Our Top New Releases from April

Anita Gets Bail by Arun Shourie Anita Gets Bail brings into focus different facets of the working of our courts - the district courts, the High Courts as well as the Supreme Court - through actual instances and judgments. Care has been taken [i] not to impute any motive to any judge or court; [ii]… Continue reading Indian Preview: Our Top New Releases from April