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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.
Bijoy Venugopal
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How Books and General Merchandise turned a new page for Flipkart

In 2007, India’s e-commerce startup story began with the rather dramatic sale of a book. Over the better part of a decade, Flipkart added a slew of shopping categories including mobiles and electronics, fashion, large home appliances, furniture, grocery, and more. Even as the Bengaluru-based startup captured the market in these categories, one business unit fell behind. Books, the mainstay of the online shopping platform in its early days, was elbowed aside by strategic priorities. In August 2017, the Books & General Merchandise business was reconstituted and tasked with winning back brands and customers that had drifted to the competition. In less than a year, the new unit effected a remarkable turnaround, not merely arresting losses but growing the market to claim a sizable share, while adding heft to sales figures during the Big Billion Days in October 2018. Read this awe-inspiring story of resurrection and growth, peppered with revealing insight from the team that achieved the impossible.
Vivek Tejuja
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Meet Benyamin, trailblazing novelist and JCB Prize winner

Known for his intense, moving novels concerning the lives of immigrants, Benyamin has established himself as one of the most gifted Indian authors of our times. His novels combine themes of loneliness and alienation with the social and political issues of the time. His latest novel, Jasmine Days, won the inaugural JCB Prize for Literature 2018. Here, we talk to him about his latest success, the process of translation and the state of regional literature in India.
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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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Celebrating Philip Roth, an American literary legend

A craftsman who dabbled in all formats of the written word — from fiction and non-fiction to criticism — the sheer number of awards that Philip Roth amassed in his prolific lifetime are a testament to his proficiency. Roth, who died on May 22, 2018 leaving behind a wealth of literature, continues to captivate the American literary imagination, as well as those influenced by it. Nemesis may have been Roth’s last published work but it represents just the tip of the iceberg of his oeuvre. Revisit Philip Roth’s legacy in this selection that you can add to your library from Flipkart’s bookshelves.
Vivek Tejuja
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Interview: Shiv Khera on his new book, humble beginnings & staying motivated

Shiv Khera once said in an interview, “Where you put your mind and heart, that’s where you go.” His heart and mind have definitely taken him places. An author, educator, business consultant, activist and entrepreneur, he is a man of many passions. Vivek Tejuja talks to Shiv Khera in an interview that is candid, inspiring, and straightforward — much like the man himself.