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Books, Featured, Naveen Kishore, Online Exclusive, Seagull Books

A Midwife’s Tale

Text by Sholeen Damarwala

Naveen Kishore of Seagull Books has been cajoling readers to explore new kinds of writing without allowing “safe reader-led choices” to dictate his book lists
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Exclusive excerpt, Featured, Feminism, Feminist Rani, Kalki Koechlin, Meghna Pant, Online Exclusive, Penguin Random House

The book authored by Meghna Pant and Shaili Chopra features a collection of compelling conversations with opinion leaders who advocate gender equality. Here's an excerpt from Kalki Koechlin's interview about her childhood, marriage and her struggle to break stereotypes
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Sailaja Joshi, Indian-American publisher

Indian-American publisher Sailaja Joshi is determined to fill bookshelves across America with literature that's more inclusive
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American Gods, Anansi Boys, Authors, Books, Coraline, Featured, Neil Gaiman, Norse Mythology, Online Exclusive, The Ocean at the end of the Lane, Twitter, Zee Jaipur Literature Fest 2018, Zee Jaipur Literature Festival
August 02, 2018

It’s a good omen for the literary festival as the celebrated author, best known for his fantasy writings just replied to a fan's tweet confirming his plans to visit India...
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Akbar, Books, Featured, Feminism, Heroines, History, India, Ira Mukhoty, Mughals, Online Exclusive, Power, Shah Jahan, Women
June 22, 2018

Ladies of the royal zenana were "relentlessly independent, well travelled and audacious", says the author about the queens she writes about in her latest tome...
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Murder In Seven Acts — Lalli Mysteries, Kalpana Swaminathan, Speaking Tiger, A Murder On Malabar Hill — Perveen Mistry Investigates, Sujata Massey, Penguin Random House India, Death At The Durbar, Arjun Raj Gaind, Harper Black/Harpercollins India

Verve’s reads for the month will take you on a roller-coaster ride complete with suspense, satire and spellbinding stories
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Strangers No More — New Narratives From India’s Northeast, Sanjoy Hazarika, Aleph Book Company,Indian Instincts, Miniya Chatterji, Viking/Penguin Random House India, Why I Am A Hindu, Shashi Tharoor, Aleph Book Company, 100 Great Indian Poems, Edited By Abhay K., Bloomsbury India

The turn of every page of these reads will take you on a journey through our country’s vast and varied legacy
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The Fisher Queen’s Dynasty, The Lucknow Cookbook, Clouds, A Mystical Realm Of Love: Pahari Paintings From The Eva And Konrad Seitz Collection

A mythological queen, mesmerising paintings from the 18th century, and recipes to make your mouth water…here’s what we are reading
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Jasoda, Kiran Nagarkar, Fourth Estate/Harper Collins India, Coromandel — A Personal History Of South India, Charles Allen, Little, Brown/Hachette India, The Nine-Chambered Heart, Janice Pariat, Fourth Estate/Harper Collins India

Make place in your library for our reads of the month
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December 16, 2017

On the author's birth anniversary, we round up our favourite adaptations
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Husain — Portrait Of An Artist, Ila Pal, Harpercollins India, The Book Of Chocolate Saints — A Novel, Jeet Thayil, Aleph Book Company, Home In The City: Bombay 1977 - Mumbai 2017, Sooni Taraporevala, Harpercollins India

Presenting riveting fiction and frames that span four decades to add value to your bookshelves
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