Month: December 2020

The Perfect Wife by Blake Pierce – Google’s Best Kept Literary Secret

The Perfect Wife by Blake Pierce – Google’s Best Kept Literary Secret

Reading Time: 4 minutes Reading The Perfect Wife was like arriving at a natural haven without ever realizing that it existed. In short, I am speechless. That’s how good Blake Pierce is, and I still cannot fathom that I never heard of him before. I found this book for free on the Google Store, and I cannot thank God …

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Barack Obama Tweets List of His Favorite Books of 2020

Barack Obama Tweets List of His Favorite Books of 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes The year is about to end and ‘annual book lists’ are popping out everywhere. Following the trend, former US President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Barack Obama has announced the list of his favourite books from 2020. The 44th POTUS has listed a total of 17 books, deliberately excluding his own A Promise Land. Apart …

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HarperCollins India to Publish Anindita Ghose’s Debut Novel on religious fundamentalism

HarperCollins India to Publish Anindita Ghose’s Debut Novel

Reading Time: 2 minutes Premier publishing house HarperCollins India has announced that it will publish Anindita Ghose’s debut novel. In a tweet on Wednesday, HarperCollins said that it has acquired the publishing right of Ghose’s first book, titled The Illuminated, and added it will be out in July 2021. In the official announcement, the publishing giant said that novel …

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World Literature Today Announces 75 Notable Translations of 2020

World Literature Today Announces 75 Notable Translations of 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes World Literature Today, one of the oldest literary magazines has announced its annual list of 75 notable translations of 2020. The list includes books translated in English from languages across the globe during this year. The jury decided the list by having interactions with the global community of readers throughout the year, which includes fiction, …

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recipe writer Jassy Davis Launched New Book, Up for Pre-Order in India Alcohol Not Included

Jassy Davis Launched New Book, Up for Pre-Order in India

Reading Time: 2 minutes Leading recipe writer Jassy Davis’s new book is out, and it’s about cocktails without alcohol. Alcohol Not Included: Alcohol-Free Cocktails for the Mindful contains 60 mouthwatering cocktail recipes from the iconic gin connoisseur. The book, published by HarperCollins, is currently available in the UK and the US and will launch in India around December 30. …

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Penguin India to Publish Jairam Ramesh’s The Light of Asia in 2021 new book

Penguin India to Publish Jairam Ramesh’s ‘The Light of Asia in 2021’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Premier publishing house Penguin India announced last Thursday that it will publish The Light of Asia: The Poem that Defined the Buddha, in 2021. In his new book, Jairam Ramesh discusses the story behind the revolutionary poem and gives blissful insights throughout. Penned by Sir Edwin Arnold in 1879, the poem is one of the …

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Goodreads people Choice Awards 2020 Announced!

Goodreads Choice Awards 2020 Announced!

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the holiday season begins, we have some of the biggest literary awards coming out. The Goodreads Choice Awards 2020 are finally announced, with more than 5.6 million votes from readers. The readers’ have chosen winners in a total of 20 categories, including fiction, non-fiction, debut novel, history & biography, etc. Goodreads is a readers’ …

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Shivesh Bhatia’s Desserts for Every Mood Launched by HarperCollins India cookbook

Shivesh Bhatia’s Desserts for Every Mood Launched by HarperCollins India

Reading Time: 2 minutes Shivesh Bhatia’s brand new cookbook, Dessert for Every Mood launched today. The book, a HarperCollins India publication, is the famous food blogger’s second cookbook. Dessert for Every Mood is up for sale on Amazon and is already topping the bestselling charts. Desserts for Every Mood: 100 feel-good recipes is a book, as the name suggests, …

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Radhika Singha’s The Coolie’s Great War to Launch on Dec 12, ''coolie's great war world war, great war, december 12, indian laborers''

Radhika Singha’s The Coolie’s Great War to Launch on Dec 12

Reading Time: 2 minutes JNU professor Radhika Singha’s The Coolie’s Great War will launch on December 12 in The Print’s Softcover. The book, a HarperCollins India publication, is the historian’s second book after A Despotism of Law: Crime and Justice in Early Colonial India (1998). The Coolie’s Great War is the first to shed light on the role of …

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Westland Books to Publish Sanjay Jha’s New Book the great unravelling India after 2014

Westland Books to Publish Sanjay Jha’s New Book

Reading Time: 2 minutes Amazon backed Westland Books announced on Saturday that it will publish former Congress spokesperson Sanjay Jha’s new book. The book, The Great Unravelling: India After 2014, will most likely come out by the end of this month. Sanjay Jha was regarded as one of the foremost intellectual minds in the Indian National Congress. He has …

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Camilla Townsend’s Fifth Sun Wins Cundill History Prize 2020

Camilla Townsend’s Fifth Sun Wins Cundill History Prize 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes American Historian Camilla Townsend has won the Cundill History Prize 2020 for Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs. The $75,000 prize is one of the elite literary awards that recognize works on history. Camilla’s Fifth Sun was competing with William Dalrymple’s The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company, and Vincent …

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Anupam Kher’s Your Best Day is Today to Launch on December 05

Anupam Kher’s Your Best Day is Today to Launch on December 05

Reading Time: 2 minutes Veteran actor Anupam Kher’s new book, Your Best Day is Today will launch on December 05. Kher released the book in the popular TV talk show The Kapil Sharma Show, along with actor/director/producer Satish Kaushik. Even before launch, the book is trending in the Personality Development category on Amazon, where it’s up for pre-order. Your …

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