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.
Kazuo Ishiguro recently became the newest entrant into the elite group of extraordinary authors and poets awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. From Rabindranath Tagore and Thomas Mann to Alice Munro and Kazuo Ishiguro, here’s a list of 10 Nobel Laureates of incomparable literary stature you should read post-haste.
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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?
Five books, two series, 4 million copies in print — no matter how you measure success, there’s no denying that Amish’s work is unparalleled. He has the unique ability to humanize characters from Hindu mythology and turn them into superheroes of an entirely different kind. Serving up a blend of age-old stories infused with incredible detail, adventure and rich insight, each of his works is exemplary. And with his first non-fiction book, Immortal India: Young Country, Timeless Civilisation, India’s top bestselling author sets the bar exceptionally high yet again.
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.
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.