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The Big Billion Days reading list – keep your wishlists ready!

Bestselling titles and engrossing narratives all at a discount – that’s what The Big Billion Days sale is all about. Whether you’re hunting for a literary gem, looking for an inspiring read, or simply searching for a story well told, Flipkart promises you titles that are sure to strike your fancy. Make your reading list today by browsing through these top books to buy this Big Billion Days sale.
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This World Book Day, pick up A Clear Blue Sky for a spark of hope

What better way to commemorate World Book Day, celebrated on April 23, than by picking up a book that’s a true reflection of the times we live in? A Clear Blue Sky is an anthology of poems and short stories by writers from India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan, whose poetry and prose hold up a mirror to the times. As it courses through subjects and emotions, it makes for a read that’s entertaining and stimulating in equal measure. With a foreword by Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy, this Flipkart special edition is a must-have on your bookshelf. Read more about it here.
Bijoy Venugopal
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The IRCTC story — Amitabh Pandey on the e-commerce revolution that started it all

Long before the much-talked-about Indian e-commerce wave credited to the millennial breed of Indian unicorns made its presence felt, a silent revolution that began in the 1990s had already empowered the Indian traveler with access to online railway ticket reservation. The man who helmed this project, Amitabh Pandey, is a former economics teacher and academic. Pandey, who has also authored three books of fiction, relates the story of India’s first e-commerce revolution in his new book, When It Clicks — Field Notes From India’s e-Commerce Revolution. Read excerpts from an exclusive interview and buy the book on Flipkart
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Remembering Gabriel García Márquez: 5 magical reads that capture the brilliance of the Nobel Laureate

Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature as well as the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, Gabriel García Márquez left an indelible mark on the written word. In honor of his 92nd birth anniversary, revisit five of his most appreciated works. And if you’re new to Márquez’s brilliance, lose yourself in his fantastical universe.
Vivek Tejuja
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The Jeffrey Archer Interview: Heads You Win is a return to form

Having authored over 25 novels, which have been translated into over 37 languages and published in over 97 countries, Jeffrey Archer has nothing left to prove to the world. But the legendary author is not done yet, continuing his prolific output with Heads You Win, a Cold War era thriller about the power of fate. He spoke to Flipkart Stories about his latest novel, his favorite books, and the comparisons to Kane and Abel
Vivek Tejuja
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Pyjamas Are Forgiving: Bollywood’s Queen of Sass is back!

The bold and unforgiving Twinkle Khanna is back! With Pyjamas Are Forgiving, Twinkle plans to yet again, take us on a rollercoaster ride packed with one-of-a-kind humor, sharp wit and tons of food for thought. Here, we talk to her about her latest book, the journey of writing, and the adaptation of books to films in the Indian film industry.
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The ultimate Big Billion Days reading list – get the best reads on sale!

A book and a cup of tea or coffee is the best gift you can give yourself, and self-love at prices that don’t pinch is what the Big Billion Days sale is all about! With discounts, deals and unbelievable offers up for grabs, now’s a great time to replenish your bookshelf. Take a look at the top 12 books to buy this Big Billion Days sale and ones that you can pre-order at a discount too.
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#QuizTheQuizmaster – Tweetchat With Siddhartha Basu, September 25, 2018

Arguably India’s foremost quiz master, Siddhartha Basu has had us racking our brains for decades. Now, with his new book Indian Century: A Quizzical History of the Makers and Making of Modern India, the quizzing wizard-turned-author is ready to sit down and answer some of our questions for a change! Join Flipkart Stories for a real time Twitter conversation with Siddhartha Basu on September 25, 11 am IST. Fill up the form to register your question now. Best audience questions win prizes!
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The Indian Booker? 10 Indian novels that made the JCB prize longlist

Despite a rich body of literary work, India only has a handful of literary prizes, such as the Sahitya Akademi Award and The Hindu Literary Prize. To remedy this, the JCB Literature Foundation is instituting the JCB Prize for Literature, which may just be the Indian Man Booker Prize that our literary landscape is in dire need of! With filmmaker Deepa Mehta chairing the jury and authors like Amitav Ghosh and Rana Dasgupta on board, expectations are at an all-time high. While the winner will be announced only later next month, the longlist of 10 books is out. Here’s all you need to know about this curation of titles.