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Interview: In Sita, Amish reveals a tough and tender heroine

Vivek Tejuja
Amish Tripathi’s books have awakened our nation’s passion for mythology and epic, giving us humanized versions of revered characters and infused with details from our history and culture. In his newest book, Sita – Warrior of Mithila, the second of the Ram Chandra series, Amish brings us face to face with the feminine icon — and perhaps reveals our own prejudices. Read on see what this blockbuster author says about modern myth and female protagonists.

Top 10 books of 2016 – read them before the year ends!

Vivek Tejuja
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What’s your definition of a great read? A gripping mystery, a culture-laden short story, a scientific tour de force or a biography that presents a new facet of an old face? The year 2016 had a little of everything for the avid reader and here’s a list of the top 10 books of 2016 that you absolutely shouldn’t miss.

Interview: Children’s author Aaron Blabey on why he loves Tintin and Dr Seuss

Vivek Tejuja
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Whether you’re starting the tradition of reading out loud to your kids or looking to continue it, don’t miss out on Aaron Blabey’s laugh-out-loud children’s graphic novels and picture books. Clever, cheeky and good at heart, Blabey’s books feature some of the most wonderful characters ever penned for children, be it the Al Capone-ish Mr Wolf or the unforgettable Pug named Pig!