This extraordinary book documents a glorious phase of cinema in India – the silent cinema era. Of the approximately 1,300 silent films produced between 1913 and 1931, barely one per cent have survived, and not all of these in their entirety. The...apply to review
The third in a bestselling series of inspiring quotes from business leaders The Mark Zuckerburg most people know is the one depicted in Academy Award–winning film The Social Network: a nerdy, insecure and socially awkward young man – hardly ...apply to review
A long-lost Sexton Blake mystery, 1920s detective fiction at its best Historian Gyan Prakash of Princeton University stumbled upon part of the unpublished manuscript of Tower of Silence by Phiroshaw Jamsetjee Chevalier (or Chaiwala, as he called...apply to review
‘A terrific debut: wry and witty, pacy and addictive, and held together by riffs of pitch-perfect Delhi dialogue. Somnath Batabyal looks likely to do for Delhi what Raymond Chandler did for LA’ —William Dalrymple ‘The Price You Pay...apply to review
An unloved woman is a soft target – anyone can hit her, have her... It’s just another evening at the Tiller’s Club. Near the bar, Capt. Rana, the Young Officer undergoing training at the War College, stands among his course mates,...apply to review
A woman relinquishes her four-year-old son to tourists passing through town. Losing him, she loses the story of her future. A world away from her, the boy becomes a man without the story of his past. Decades on, the mother struggles on her deathbed...apply to review
The new woman's spin on old traditions – a must have kitchen supplement! Given the sheer pace of life today, it has become harder and harder to follow in our mothers’ footsteps, to recreate moments of bonding in the kitchen, to maintain...apply to review
Be a part of a short story collection written entirely by fellow bloggers across India!
Everything else might change about this world of ours, but there is one constant: the power of love. Love today has taken on a new meaning and may not leave us starry-eyed every time. If you have encountered or been a part of any such story of love, happily-ever-after or not, write in and tell us about it.
The very best stories will be brought together in an anthology of Real Love and published by HarperCollins India.Shortlisted ideas Was I shortlisted?
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‘When I was recently talking to a couple of other authors who have been active bloggers, I discovered something – each of us had at some point had thought this – ‘Hey, we’ve got SO much material on our blog! Why can’t we just use that for a book?’
So Lord Vishnu showed up one morning when I was really stoned and asked me to save the world from turning undead. How did I save the world? I didn’t. We did. And while saving the world, I got to forcefully kiss the girl of my dreams. Many times....add review read reviews
‘P.G. Bhaskar’s lines are packed with wit that ring with sincerity and spontaneity, eliciting some hearty laughs. He has an amazing ability to strike a chord despite the scene.’
- The New Indian Express