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What can kids learn from Indian epics? Ask Devdutt Pattanaik

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India’s popular mythologist and writer is back with his new book for children, The Boys Who Fought. In an exclusive interview, Devdutt Pattanaik talks about the misunderstood world of Indian mythology.

10 books to look forward to this year. Pre-order now!

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Winter is coming (pun intended, for those GOT fans), and for most of us, that means cuddling up with a warm blanket, a hot chai, and an enjoyable book. Or giving your loved ones a meaningful gift for the upcoming festive season. Can’t wait to do both? Neither can we! So why not set your festive plans in motion by pre-ordering these splendid reads?

10 must-buy books for The Big Billion Days bargain hunter

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Prices are dropping big during the Big Billion Days sale and if you’re a book lover, make room in our library for these 10 must-buy books

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

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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.

10 Indian women writers to read this International Women’s Day

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Indian women writers have made an indelible mark in world literature, be it for their sensitivity or their perspective, their unique storytelling or their plot. This International Women’s Day, celebrate the achievements of Indian women in writing. Start with this list of the top 10 Indian women writers you absolutely must read

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

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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

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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!

Jayalalithaa biography among 5 must-read political memoirs on Flipkart

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From the stirring journey of Jayalalithaa to the life and times of Nelson Mandela, we bring you our pick of the best political memoirs and biographies of the most iconic leaders across the world. Buy them from Flipkart for your personal library of inspiration

Why Apurv Nagpal dislikes the label Erotica

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Apurv Nagpal is a man of many parts. And his new book, co-authored with women and self published, tries to defy the label of erotica

Interview: Devdutt Pattanaik on The Girl Who Chose

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Devdutt Pattanaik asked himself the question: Does Sita choose in the Ramayana? “Suddenly, I found five situations where Sita makes remarkable choices that takes the narrative forward,” he says. Read this exclusive interview