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'Remedying the deficiency is author Kavita Kane, who has long been trying to give the overshadowed women — wives, mothers and sisters — of the great mythological epics a voice — and their due.'

Bestselling author Kavita Kané-Author's new book 'Lanka's Princess' featured on the Indian Express.

A destructive demoness from the Ramayana or tormented woman?
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01/20/2017 at 06:45. Facebook
Pictures from the launch of 'Chanakya in Daily Life' by Radhakrishnan Pillai.
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01/20/2017 at 05:23. Facebook
'The Man Behind the Wheel' by Tim Bouquet is the insightful and exciting story of a highly successful company and its creator.

Check out the book online: [ Link ]
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01/19/2017 at 10:16. Facebook
Join us for a book reading session of Shashi Kapoor's biography on 21 January, Saturday at 3pm.

Book Reading: Shashi Kapoor: The Householder, the Star

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01/19/2017 at 07:00. Facebook
Two new collection of stories by Ruskin Bond:

'The Perfect Murder': [ Link ]
'Voting at Fosterganj': [ Link ]
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01/19/2017 at 04:40. Facebook
Prize-based public competitions are emerging as a smart way to encourage social innovation and technological development in a way that benefits mankind. An exclusive extract from the book 'Crooked Minds: Creating An Innovative Society' shows us how.

Design radical breakthroughs through grand challenges
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01/17/2017 at 10:30. Facebook
Our authors at this year's ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, starting 19th January 2017 at Diggi Palace Jaipur. See you there!
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01/17/2017 at 07:00. Facebook
'It makes an interesting study that Ramachandran’s evolution as an individual had all the bearings of childhood struggle. Be it a genuine wish to help the subaltern masses, the Midday Meal Scheme or the attraction to the Dravidar Kazhagam ideals against the hegemony of Brahmins; all his actions had their roots in what happened during his childhood.'

On MG Ramachandran’s birth centenary, read...
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MG Ramachandran’s early years: a poor childhood, drama school, and the first big break
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01/17/2017 at 04:40. Facebook
New at Rupa: 'The Ordinary, the Enchanted and the Quaintly Happy' by Sachin Jha [ Link ]

'The Ordinary, the Enchanted and the Quaintly Happy', composed as a string of parables, traces the journey of four young men who had had little clarity about life as children and adulthood seems no different.

It is the story of four friends—Raghu, the ordinary and insecure; Abhay, the talented...
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01/16/2017 at 11:34. Facebook
Read an excerpt from our latest book 'The Essential Ambedkar', edited by Bhalchandra Mungekar.

The limits of power and the power of veto: What Ambedkar thought was crucial to democracy
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01/16/2017 at 08:00. Facebook
'Kavita Kane creates an interesting take on the Ramayana in her latest work, Lanka’s Princess by giving the various female characters center stage in the high-tension drama.'

The Pioneer reviews Kavita Kané-Author's latest book.

Retelling the saga of Surpanakha
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01/16/2017 at 04:41. Facebook
New at Rupa: 'Pearl by the River' by Sudipta Mitra

The last king of Audh, Nawab Wajid Ali Shah of Lucknow was exiled by the British to Metiabruz in Bengal, on the fringes of Calcutta. Despite being robbed of his rightful throne, the Nawab did not lose hope; instead, he set about establishing a new mini-kingdom on the banks of the River Hoogly. Little by little he brought in the Laknawi way of...
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'There is a Chanakya solution to all of life's problems. As it is said about him, 'If you really understand Chanakya, you will not understand what failure is...''

Radhakrishnan Pillai speaks to Catch News about his new book 'Chanakya in Daily Life'.

You may want to be clever like Birbal, but it's Chanakya who is inspiring many
Happening tomorrow: Join us for the launch of 'Chanakya in Daily Life' by Radhakrishnan Pillai at Crossword, Kemp's Corner, Mumbai at 5pm.

The book will be released by Manoj Joshi, an Indian film and television actor and Prof. Dr Shubhada Joshi, Director, Master in Leadership Science Programme, University of Mumbai.
'Now I Love You, Now I Don’t' is the story of two very different women. Anjali is a traditional wife and mother. No one can guess that she and her husband have been estranged for most of their married life, and their reconciliation is a few fragile months old. Zina, on the other hand, is beautiful, ambitious and completely unscrupulous. Out for what she can get, she is perhaps more surprised...
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Tuesday, 17 January 2017: Join us for the launch of 'Crooked Minds: Creating an Innovative Society' by Kiran Karnik at WWF India, Lodhi Road at 6pm.

The author will be in conversation with Arun Maira.
Our authors at The Hindu Lit for Life 2017 starting this weekend, 14 January, at Lady Andal School Premises, Chetpet, Chennai.
'She smiled maliciously. “Ravan can always force himself on you,” she purred, the menace thick in her voice.'

Read an excerpt from Kavita Kané-Author's new book Lanka's Princess.

Ramayana reimagined: Was Ravan actually in love with Sita?