Friday, 28 January, 2022
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Topic: books

The Book of Dog — Gulzar, Ruskin Bond & others share stories about furry friends in new book

Published by HarperCollins India, ‘The Book of Dog’, edited by Hemali Sodhi, will be released on 19 January at 7 pm on SoftCover, ThePrint’s e-venue to launch select non-fiction books.

Our pick of top 10 books in 2021

2021 saw a variety of books being published as life crawled back to normal from the pandemic. These are our top picks.

Books about stargazers, mystery illness, and fungi are the best of science writing in 2021

The shortlist for the Royal Society Science Book Prize 2021 highlights the importance of accessible science writing.

New book underlines quality, effectiveness of India’s healthcare system

Dr K. Ellangovan's book 'Creating Value in Health Care', published by Notion Press, will be released on 7 Oct on ‘SoftCover’, ThePrint’s e-venue to launch select non-fiction books.

Nehru sent Indira as a ‘gift to the children of Japan’. She stayed in Tokyo’s Ueno zoo

In ‘Orienting: An Indian In Japan' journalist Pallavi Aiyar explores the various facets of Japanese culture and the common history between the two counties.

8 books that should be on every reading list in 2021

Poetry, short stories, science fiction and humour — here are the best books to read in 2021.

Why it’s so easy for Modi to appropriate Tagore — or anyone

Our icons are just that, familiar visual images, because Indians don’t read.

This surprise ‘bestseller’ at new Singhu Border book stall has sold 62 copies in 3 days

Farmers and protesters camping at the border frequent this book stall where free pamphlets, detailing the contentious laws and the govt's stance, are also distributed.

Five 2020 books that explain the world

Daniel Yergin's 'The New Map...' should be mandatory reading for Joe Biden’s team. And read Christopher Buckley’s 'Make Russia Great Again', a Trump memoir that's not unfunny.

Walking librarian — the Kerala woman who distributes over 500 books a month on foot

Residents of the hilly Mothakkara village in Kerala’s Wayanad district had no easy access to books at the library. Then Radhamani took matters into her own hands.

On Camera

YourTurn

Apple needs to break out of its comfort zone with bold mega deals à la Microsoft

Historically, large M&A hasn’t been Apple’s style. However, with its resources, the company can certainly take the risk to transform its business and expand its capabilities.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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