Month: October 2020

Ravi Subramanian’s Latest Book is a Children’s Mystery Novel

Ravi Subramanian’s Latest Book is a Children’s Mystery Novel

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bestselling author Ravi Subramanian’s latest book, The Mystery of the School on Fire is a children’s detective novel. In a tweet this morning, Ravi said that the book is the first in the SMS Detective Agency series. While crimes and thrillers might be a staple for the Indian readership, not a lot is available in …

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Warwick Prize for Women in Translation Longlist Put Out

Warwick Prize for Women in Translation Longlist Put Out

Reading Time: 2 minutes The longlist for the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation (WPWT) was announced yesterday. The list includes 16 titles, spanning across various genres. The prize for 2020 is supported by the British Comparative Literature Association and the British Centre for Literary Translation. The Warwick Prize for Women in Translation celebrates women authors in translation. The …

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James Patterson Releases Book on the Murder of John Lennon

James Patterson Releases Book on the Murder of John Lennon

Reading Time: 2 minutes Renowned American author James Patterson has released the book about the murder of John Lennon, the co-lead vocalist and guitarist of the iconic rock band The Beatles. The book, titled The Last Days of John Lennon, is a must-read for true crime readers, said James in a tweet on Friday. John Lennon was murdered on …

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Colum McCann’s Apeirogon Shortlisted for Elite French Awards

Colum McCann’s Apeirogon Shortlisted for Elite French Awards

Reading Time: 2 minutes Irish author Colum McCann’s latest novel, Apeirogon is shortlisted for two of France’s most prestigious awards. Launched in February 2020, the novel has made it to the shortlists of Prix Médicis and the Prix Femina. Apeirogon is a story about two friends – a Palestinian and an Israeli. The story deals with the complexities of …

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Pan Macmillan India Announces The Fury of COVID-19 by Vinay Lal

Pan Macmillan India Announces ‘The Fury of COVID-19’ by Vinay Lal

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of India’s leading publishers, Pan Macmillan India announced on Wednesday the launch of Vinay Lal’s ‘The Fury of COVID-19: The Politics, Histories and Unrequited Love of the Coronavirus’. In the official tweet, the published said that the book gives an insight into the economic and environmental impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic. It also said …

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Cundill History Prize 2020 Finalists Announced

Cundill History Prize 2020 Finalists Announced

Reading Time: 2 minutes The jury of the prestigious Cundill History Prize has announced the finalists for 2020. In the official tweet, the international prize team said that they will declare the winner on December 03. The three finalists include Vincent Brown (Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War), William Dalrymple (The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of …

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Vishal Bhardwaj to Make Films on Agatha Christie Novels

Vishal Bhardwaj to Make Films on Agatha Christie Novels

Reading Time: 2 minutes Iconic Indian filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj is all set to make a series of films on the novels by legendary author Agatha Christie. Variety reported on Sunday that Vishal is developing a film franchise based on the mystery novels, adding an Indian flavour to them. Vishal Bhardwaj is globally renowned for his masterful adaptations of Shakespeare’s …

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Stephen King and Richard Chizmar Writing the 3rd Gwendy Novel

Stephen King and Richard Chizmar Writing the 3rd Gwendy Novel

Reading Time: 2 minutes Renowned authors Stephen King and Richard Chizmar are once again co-authoring a Gwendy Novel. In a tweet on Friday evening, Chizmar informed that the duo is working on the third volume of the Gwendy series, though no publication details are available at the moment. On the other hand, King said that Gwendy’s story “isn’t even …

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The Hitman The Rohit Sharma Story Up for Pre Order

The Hitman: The Rohit Sharma Story Up for Pre-Order

Reading Time: 1 minute The Hitman: The Rohit Sharma Story will be launching on November 18, 2020. The book, co-authored by Vijay Lokapally and G Krishnan, is up for pre-order on Amazon India. Bloomsbury India, publishers of the book, said in an official tweet that Rohit’s contribution towards India’s global dominance in cricket is indisputable. Rohit Sharma is one …

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CMYK and Eureka Bookstores Now Open, Ensure Customer Safety roli bookstore

CMYK and Eureka Bookstores Now Open, Ensure Customer Safety

Reading Time: 2 minutes Roli Books, one of India’s premier publishing houses, announced on Wednesday that CMYK and Eureka, its subsidiary bookstore is open again. In the official tweet, it ensured that the visitors will have a safe and comfortable environment. The publisher also added they will follow a strict protocol to keep COVID19 at bay. The Coronavirus Pandemic …

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Ratno Dholi, English Translation of Dhumketu’s Short Stories is Here by jenny bhatt

Ratno Dholi, English Translation of Dhumketu’s Short Stories is Here

Reading Time: 2 minutes English translation of short stories by legendary writer Gaurishankar Joshi, popularly known by his pen name, Dhumketu, is finally here. The collection, Ratno Dholi, translated by Jenny Bhatt and published by HarperCollins India. The book will be available for sale online from October 19, and the pre-orders have already begun. Ratno Dholi is the first …

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Author V Sanjay Kumar's A Tamil Month to Launch on October 28, Available for Pre-Order

V Sanjay Kumar’s A Tamil Month to Launch on October 28, Available for Pre-Order

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bangalore-based author V Sanjay Kumar’s latest novel, ‘A Tamil Month’ is all set to release on October 28. The novel, published by Bloomsbury India, is available for pre-order on the Amazon India website. A Tamil Month is a crime/political thriller based in Mumbai and Tamil Nadu. In a tweet, the author, V Sanjay Kumar said …

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Bahrisons Launch New Bookstore in ambience mall Delhi’s Vasant Kunj

Bahrisons Launch New Bookstore in Delhi’s Vasant Kunj

Reading Time: 2 minutes Delhi’s iconic booksellers Bahrisons have launched a new bookstore at Ambience Mall in Delhi’s Vasant Kunj. In the official tweet, the family-run bookstore from Khan Market appreciated its team for their tireless efforts in making the new outlet possible. The new bookshop at the Ambience Mall is Bahrisons’ third store outside of Khan Market. Bahrisons …

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Intersections by Gautam Mengle's

Gautam Mengle’s Intersections Open for Pre-Booking, Launch on Oct 12

Reading Time: < 1 minute Intersections, the debut novel of senior journalist Gautam Mengle will go on sale on October 12. In a tweet, Westland Books, an Amazon subsidiary, announced on Tuesday that the book is available for pre-order on Amazon.in. Set in the city of dreams (and underworld), Mumbai, “Intersections” is a crime thriller, involving a police inspector, a …

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