Test your punctuation!

A punctuation less excerpt from Kamas Last Sutra by Trisha Das I met Kala Devi two months ago She came up behind me while I was studying some carvings in the Kandariya temple We started talking and she told me some really interesting things about the temple and its history I figured she must be… Continue reading Test your punctuation!

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#FirstLook | Paradise Towers by Shweta Bachchan-Nanda

In a leafy Mumbai suburb, on the very turn of a U bend, stood the handsome structure of Paradise Towers, a residential building, built in the late sixties, as the last word in modern convenience. By ‘modern’ the builders meant that it had an elevator with a designated liftman, and a garden that most bungalows… Continue reading #FirstLook | Paradise Towers by Shweta Bachchan-Nanda

Author’s note on a photograph received on email

The photograph proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that Sakshi's disappearance is connected to that of the other children. In the photograph (that I will not reproduce here for obvious reasons), she stands amidst seven children, the same children who were found dead at the terrorist organisation's hideout. Like the other children in the… Continue reading Author’s note on a photograph received on email

The Queen of Jasmine Country by Sharanya Manivannan

to publish Sharanya Manivannan’s The Queen of Jasmine Country HarperCollins India is proud to announce, on the occasion of Andal Jayanti, the publication of Sharanya Manivannan’s The Queen of Jasmine Country, which imagines the life of the devotional poet Andal from medieval Tamilagam, in October 2018. This is Manivannan’s second book of fiction, after the… Continue reading The Queen of Jasmine Country by Sharanya Manivannan

The Island of the Day Before by Zuni Chopra

presents The Island of the Day Before by Zuni Chopra   A diverse collection that traverses the everyday and the extraordinary, the fantastical and the mundane  A little matchstick girl seeks a companion… An otter lies in wait for fish in the sea and wonders about humans and their way of life… A merchant and… Continue reading The Island of the Day Before by Zuni Chopra

A Pitch for Love by Kartik Kompella

presents a wicked and witty romance A Pitch for Love by Kartik Kompella The boss from hell meets the not-so-ideal  employee in the heady world of advertising.   A wickedly delicious cocktail of sex, romance and ambition When young, unemployed Drona gets knocked off his bike by advertising goddess Prachi, and then promptly asks her… Continue reading A Pitch for Love by Kartik Kompella

The Mogul by Vish Dhamija

presents a masterful tale of power, money and crime The Mogul by Vish Dhamija The latest from the master of crime and courtroom drama  The wolves are circling; the lion is alone … Prem Bedi is the third richest man in the country. He commands both fear and respect, and, at fifty-three, he still looks… Continue reading The Mogul by Vish Dhamija

HarperCollins India presents ‘Obsessed’ by Ruchi Kokcha

presents a tale of lust and murder Obsessed by Ruchi Kokcha Recommended by Ravinder Singh The most shocking novel you’ll ever read. Disturbingly dark and full of shocking surprises, Obsessed traverses a path along the razor’s edge of twisted love. How far will Avik’s and Ananki’s obsessions take them? Investigative journalist Avik has finally found… Continue reading HarperCollins India presents ‘Obsessed’ by Ruchi Kokcha

HarperCollins India to publish Shweta Bachchan-Nanda’s debut novel, Paradise Towers

HarperCollins India is proud to announce that it has acquired the Indian subcontinent rights for Shweta Bachchan-Nanda’s debut, Paradise Towers, a heart-warming slice-of-life novel set in an apartment building in Mumbai. Paradise Towers will be published in October 2018. The acquisition includes a second work of fiction, due to be published in 2020. The two… Continue reading HarperCollins India to publish Shweta Bachchan-Nanda’s debut novel, Paradise Towers