1.We Must Be Brave by Frances Liardet December, 1940. As German bombs fall on Southampton, the city’s residents flee to the surrounding villages. In Upton village, amid the chaos, newly-married Ellen Parr finds a girl sleeping, unclaimed at the back of an empty bus. Five-year-old Pamela, it seems, is entirely alone. Ellen has always… Continue reading The Best Foreign Fiction & Non-fiction We Published in February
1. The Tatas by Girish Kuber The Tatas is the story of one of India's leading business families. It starts in the nineteenth century with Nusserwanji Tata - a middle-class Parsi priest from the village of Navsari in Gujarat, and widely regarded as the Father of Indian Industry - and ends with Ratan Tata… Continue reading Preview: Our Top New Releases from February
HarperCollins India is proud to announce the publication of The Brand Custodian: My Years with the Tatas by Mukund Rajan Release date: 18th February 2019 In a little over a decade, the Tata group’s turnover increased from $10 billion to over $100 billion during Ratan Tata’s chairmanship. Currently, the top four companies alone are valued… Continue reading The Brand Custodian: My Years with the Tatas by Mukund Rajan
Every Vote Counts by Navin Chawla Navin Chawla has had a ringside view of Indian elections: as Chief Election Commissioner, he supervised the landmark 2009 general election, and several key state elections as well. Drawing on his wide-ranging experience, Every Vote Counts presents a riveting account of how the daunting task of conducting the largest electoral… Continue reading Preview: Our Top New Releases from January
Saffron and Pearls by Doreen Hassan 2. How to Not Always Be Working by Marlee Grace 3. I am Divine by Devdutt Pattanaik 4. It Doesn't Have to be Crazy at Work by Jason Fried 5. Roar by Cecilia Ahern 6. Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls – Vol. 2 7.… Continue reading Here are 25 Books that are Perfect for Gifting
The Twice-Born by Aatish Taseer When Aatish Taseer first came to Benares, he was eighteen, the Westernized child of an Indian journalist and a Pakistani politician, raised among the intellectual and cultural elite of New Delhi. Nearly two decades later, Taseer leaves his life in Manhattan to go in search of the Brahmins, wanting to… Continue reading Indian Preview: Our Top New Releases from October
Gene Machine by Venki Ramakrishnan Everyone knows the term DNA: it is the essence of our being - it determines who we are and what we pass on to our progeny. Mention the ribosome, on the other hand, and you will usually be met with blank faces, even from scientists. And yet without the ribosome,… Continue reading Indian Preview: Our Top New Releases from September
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.
Book distributors are crucial in the supply chain of books from publishers to readers. Gaurav Sabharwal steers Prakash Books, one of India's leading distributors of trade fiction and non-fiction. With offices in Daryaganj, the heart of the books' business in northern India, he has witnessed a sea of changes in the business over the past… Continue reading For books to sell, the desire to read needs to be created: Gaurav Sabharwal, Prakash Books
SHREYA PUNJ Almost fifty days since Indian prime minister Narendra Modi announced that ₹500 and ₹1000 ceased to remain legal tender – or as the media termed it, 'demonetisation' – and large parts of the country are still reeling from his decision's impact. While the disruption has affected all aspects of daily life, we decided to… Continue reading Has Demonetisation Affected the Production and Sale of Books?