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10 Yoga Books That Can Free Your Mind and Change Your Life

Are you looking for yoga books that can free your mind and change your life? Then I can suggest reading some of these books. These are definitely not …

Yoga

Seven books on Muhammad Ali

No sportsperson has perhaps inspired as much prose as Muhammad Ali. And interestingly, a lot of it came from writers who generally would give sport a …

Muhammad Ali

10 books that weave medical science into great storytelling

The thrust of our cover story this week is the extraordinary rise of books written by doctors that unravel the past, present and future of medicine …

Books

5 Books to Read This Summer

Here in Seattle, summer is a gift you earn by gutting out nine months of rain and gloom. The skies are clear, there’s hardly any humidity, and the …

5 Books to Read if You Get Caught in a Travel Delay

You'll have better things to do than curse the TSA.<p>You've packed your bags, watered the plants (wait...did you water the plants?), and set your out-of-office email. It's holiday time! What are you waiting for? Oh, that's right. The plane is late! Your ride is stuck in traffic! The train had to halt …

12 Books that Illuminate the Beautiful and Complex History of Cuba

By Hilary Krutt | Off the Shelf<p>Until recently, the fraught relationship between the United States and Cuba has made it difficult for Americans to fully experience Cuba--except through books, that is. But even as tourism to Havana and its environs may soon become commonplace, literature continues to …

The Kashmir reading list: 11 books to understand the conflict | books

Only tour brochures avoid suffixes like ‘occupied’, ‘conflict’, ‘dispute’, ‘issue’ and ‘problem’ in relation to Jammu and Kashmir. Adjectives such as …

Review: The Greatest Bengali Stories Ever Told

The moment an editor/translator inserts the word “greatest” in the title of a book, he or she is inviting sceptical questions. And if the book’s …

35 Yoga Books to Read This Summer

The weather is getting warmer and we're beginning to break out our sunscreen, bathing suits, and of course, poolside reading material.As yogis, we're …

5 books you need to read this summer | books

What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than curling up with a good book? From the biographies of cricketer Chris Gayle and …

5 Indians Shortlisted for Commonwealth 2016 Short Story Prize

By PTI<p>NEW DELHI: Four authors and a translator from India are in the running for the 2016 Commonwealth Short Story Prize, which has shortlisted 26 …

22 Books That Every Indian Should Read Before Turning 18

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Books

Sunil Khilnani tells 2,500 years of Indian history through 50 lives | books

From Vivekananda to Gandhi, Jinnah, and Dara Shikoh, Sunil Khilnani’s new book presents fresh insights into lives that shaped the nation. An …

The World’s Largest Secondhand Book Market Is in Kolkata, India

<i>Atlas Obscura on Slate is a blog about the world’s hidden wonders. Like us on Facebook and Tumblr, or follow us on Twitter.</i><p>Kolkata's historic College …

Jewels in the Crown

Sanskrit and its scholars thrived in the Mughal court between 1560 and 1660. A scholarly book describes this fascinating history. If only, the prose …

India

Read All About It: India's Book Market Is Poised for Growth

India’s literacy rate has seen significant improvement over the past decade, thanks in part to government investments in education. According to the …

Top 10 Best Selling Indian Novels

Novels are a great time pass for many, and are a great source of information for much more. Sometimes the stories we read may transform our lives and …

A reader’s guide to the 24 books that have won the Sahitya Akademi awards

With a book from each of 24 languages, this is the widest range of literary awards winners from 2015<p>From February 15 to 20, 2016, as the Delhi winter …

Seven books that best reveal the fascinating mindworld of Umberto Eco

The late philosopher, cultural critic and novelist wrote widely, deeply, and, sometimes, confusingly.<p>With the passing of Umberto Eco, the world has …

Book Review: An Economist in The Real World- The Art of Policy- making in India

<b>Book: An Economist in The Real World: The Art of Policy- making in India</b><p>Author: Kaushik Basu<p>Publisher: Penguin/Viking<p>240 pages<p>Kaushik Basu is an …

10 New Books by Diverse Authors to Read This March

In the wake of #OscarsSoWhite, March 2016 looks like a banner month for diversity in publishing, including the following books from writers in …

United Kingdom

10 Religions Spawned By Works Of Fiction

The world’s religions all have their inherent histories and mythologies, many of which have existed for so long that there is near-constant debate …

Meet the three Indian comic book artists on the global 100 list (and one who isn’t)

Paul Gravett, the curator of ‘Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics’ explains his choices.<p>The year 2015 was a watershed for women writers of …

Literary travel: around the world in 10 must-read books

Ann Morgan spent a year reading a book from every country in the world – 196 in total. Here she picks 10 favourites that vividly evoke the regions they describe<p>• <b>If</b> <b>you’ve read a book with a powerful sense of place or one that inspired you to travel, we’d love to hear about it in the comments below</b><p>In …

The Jungle Book: 5 best tours to Rudyard Kipling's India

Madhya Pradesh, in India, is at the heart of <i>The Jungle Book</i> and provides the setting for the stories of the feral child Mowgli and the terrifying Sher Khan, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, Toomai of the Elephants and Baloo. A new animated version of Rudyard Kipling’s classic – out today – will shine the …

Two youngsters, 20 states and a truck full of books

<b>Armed with 4000 books in a truck, two youngsters have set on a unique journey to promote the love of reading across 20 states in India. Their journey</b> …

Books

Eight books from India that are looking for a global market

On the sidelines of the Jaipur Literature Festival, an effort to take Indian literature into international markets is underway.<p>Some of the delegates …

5 books that changed the history of the world

51 Stunning Lines From Indian Literature

"That's the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet." - The Namesake, Jhumpa Lahiri.<p>1. "God save us from people who mean well."<p>—Vikram Seth, <i>A Suitable Boy</i><p>2. "‎No people whose word for 'yesterday' is the same as their word for 'tomorrow' can be said to have a firm grip on the …

Books

Top 10 books about gender identity

Transgender, intersex and subverting gender stereotypes: The Art of Being Normal author Lisa Williamson selects her favourite books that feature characters across the gender identity spectrum<p>Don’t forget our live Twitter chat tonight on gender identity #Gdnteentrans 7-8 pm with @lisa_letters, …