What’s The Point Of Writing If You Are Going To Be Inhibited: Mallika Sarabhai Launches Memoir

September 24, 2022 3:39 pm

It was a cool, breezy evening as the creme de la crème of Ahmedabad society came together for the launch of Mallika Sarabhai’s book “In Free Fall: My Experiments with Living” on Friday. The Darpana Academy of Performing was decked up for the event, with live music to greet the guests as the made their […]

Abhay K’s Stray Poems Flaunt Cosmic Ride Across The Globe

September 21, 2022 7:03 pm

Every human on this planet will narrate a unique definition of poetry, evoking a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience or stimulating a response through figurative language chosen or arranged for its meaning, sound, rhythm, mood, tone, syntax and diction. For poet-diplomat Abhay K, poetry is a spiritual exercise. His latest collection of poems titled ‘Stray […]

Top 10 Children’s Fiction Books For Readers Of All-Ages

July 19, 2022 9:17 pm

These are all timeless kids’ must-read classics that people of every age will enjoy—covering the years 1860 through 1990. Below are a few of English literature’s top 10 works of children’s fiction. Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll, along with Edward Lear, was the maestro of Victorian nonsense writing, his best-known work being Alice’s […]

Top 10 Must-Visit Biggest Libraries of India

July 12, 2022 7:10 pm

Libraries can be called second home to readers. So, for those readers nazis who want to dive into the ocean of knowledge, here’s the list of top 10 must-visit libraries in India not only in terms of area but also in terms of collection of books. The National Library of India, Kolkata The National Library […]

Calmness is in Chaos

June 28, 2022 5:25 pm

There once was a king who offered a prize to the artist who would paint the best picture of peace. Many artists tried. The king looked at all the pictures. But there were only two he really liked, and he had to choose between them. One picture was of a calm lake. The lake was […]

A Lovely Story With a Beautiful Message

June 23, 2022 3:37 pm

By: Radhika Rai Franz Kafka, the story goes, encountered a little girl in the park where he went walking daily. She was crying. She had lost her doll and was desolate. Kafka offered to help her look for the doll and arranged to meet her the next day at the same spot. Unable to find […]

A Surprise Lesson From Squeezing An Orange

June 20, 2022 6:45 pm

By: Radhika Rai Dr. Wayne Dryer shared in one of his videos,“I was preparing to speak at an I Can Do It conference and I decided to bring an orange on stage with me as a prop for my lecture. I opened a conversation with a bright young fellow of about twelve who was sitting […]

Longevity’s Secrets Are Just A Book Away!

May 25, 2022 12:36 pm

Molecular biologist Nicklas Brendborg’s book “Jellyfish Age Backwards” explores everything the natural world and science have to offer on the mystery of aging. From the centuries-old Greenland shark and backwards-aging jellyfish to the man who fasted for a year and the woman who successfully edited her own DNA, this book follows the thread of every […]

Know How Smriti Irani Won Amethi

April 3, 2022 8:43 pm

Irani’s intervention in another issue that the people of Amethi faced for several years is symbolic of how, for Irani, Amethi wasn’t simply an electoral battlefield. Pipri is a village in Amethi district encompassing an area of approximately five and a half square kilometers. When Irani visited Pipri during her 2014 campaign, the residents bluntly […]

AMA To Host Book Fair of Their In-house Publication And Best Seller Books

March 23, 2022 10:56 am

AMA is one of those associations that promotes the exchange of ideas, knowledge, and experience, and the management ideas are practiced through various activity centers. Marcus Tullius Cicero said it right when he said, “A room without books is like a body without a soul.” This event is a must visit for all bookworms as […]

Welcome Madam Prime Minister; Latest Book By Seema Goswami 

March 18, 2022 4:03 pm

Senior journalist and novelist Seema Goswami is with her second novel; this one is a racy political thriller ‘Madam Prime Minister’.  The book revolves around a 29-year-old woman, Asha Devi, who becomes the Prime Minister.  Goswami’s fiction novel explores various themes such as political dynasties, conflicts, romance, media industry and the lust for power in […]

India’s National Academy Of Letters Publishes A Book Length Of Poem ‘Monsoon’ By Indian Poet- Diplomat Abhay K

March 14, 2022 6:16 pm

Sahitya Akademi, India’s National Academy of Letters has published a book-length poem ‘Monsoon’ by Indian poet-diplomat Abhay K. on the occasion of its 68th anniversary. Sahitya Akademi was established on 12th March in 1954. Its logo was designed by Satyajit Ray himself and Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru was its first President. The first book published by […]

Books, Priyanshi Patel’s First Love

February 13, 2022 12:01 pm

She may be a mover-and-shaker in the corporate world, but books remain the ‘first love’ of Priyanshi Patel, founder, Olixir oils and Karma Foundation. Patel says she inherited the hobby of reading from her mother and has been a voracious reader all her life. “My earliest memory of reading is the Chicken Soup series. I […]

Truthfully Books: Top Ten Winter Reads

January 14, 2022 9:33 pm

Top Ten Winter Reads As the temperature reaches single digits outside, it is the perfect time to cosy up with a warm book. The following is a curated list of fiction, non-fiction and even some poetry included for good measure to keep you entertained and indoors for longer. Some new and some old reads that […]

Top 10 Books of 2021

December 30, 2021 6:24 pm

As this year comes to a close, I have curated a list of the ten most thought-provoking, unputdownable prose that you should carry with you to the new year. A mix of novels and memoirs, the indelible quality of writing have contributed to making these books not only the best of this year but perhaps […]

Damon Galgut’s The Promise wins Booker Prize 2021

November 6, 2021 6:00 pm

His third nomination proved the charm for South African author and playwright Damon Galgut, who was awarded the 2021 Booker Prize for Fiction for his novel The Promise. Galgut had made it to the Booker shortlist in 2003 for his novel The Good Doctor and in 2010 for his novel In A Strange Room. In […]

Top 10 Philosophy books of all time

October 29, 2021 5:15 pm

Philosophy as a subject is proof of the evolution of human beings beyond hunters and gatherers to becoming the most powerful organisms in the world. This title was not won by brawn but by brainpower. The idea that humans can think, analyze and use these thoughts to govern their decisions overriding their primal instincts, is […]

Top 10 Memoirs Of All Time

October 18, 2021 11:56 am

To write a memoir isn’t just about opening up one’s life to the readers, but it serves as a map to one’s soul. It is their account of the incidents that punctuated their life. Memories forgotten, dusted off and then recounted in a way utterly endemic to them. Below are the memoirs that encompassed the […]

Novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah Wins 2021 Nobel Prize In Literature

October 7, 2021 5:57 pm

The Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to the novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah “for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents”. Gurnah, who grew up on the island of Zanzibar but arrived in England as a refugee in the […]

Top 10 Self-improvement Books Of All Time

October 3, 2021 12:42 pm

Over time the perception of self-help/ self-improvement books has changed substantially. What started as an impulse purchase at an airport stall has now become the source of people’s life philosophies and mantras. Nuggets of wisdom are readily available through the condensation of the author’s life or astute observations. It offers an alternative path and often […]