Saturday, 26 November, 2022
TopicNon-fiction

Topic: non-fiction

Is the novel dying in India? Publishers chasing more and more non-fiction

There’s new enthusiasm among readers and publishers for fact, data, narrative, theory, and experiences. Fiction's time under the Indian sun might just be over.

Reading to improve language skills? Focus on fiction, not non-fiction

The fact that narrative fiction, not expository non-fiction, helps us develop strong language skills has important implications for education policy.

Where Malgudi meets reality: New book brings fascinating quarantine stories from Kerala

Published by HarperCollins India, ‘Onam in a Nightie’ by Anjana Menon will be released on 27 January on ThePrint’s Softcover.

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.

New book by former EC Lavasa aims to disseminate ‘grounded wisdom’ of ordinary Indian lives

Published by HarperCollins India, ‘An Ordinary Life: Portrait of an Indian Generation’ by Ashok Lavasa will be released on 31 July on ThePrint’s ‘Softcover’.

The 10 best books we read this year

Books are what got us through this pandemic. Here’s our pick of the top 10 non-fiction titles in English this year.

On Camera

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.