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Compete, cooperate or conflict with China, Tharoor ponders (With Image)


July 9th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) India and China are two countries whose development is having and will have significant impact on the global system, but the question is whether ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs’ biography bestseller (IANS Books)


December 31st, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' biography topped the non-fiction section while Chetan Bhagat's "Revolution 2020" ruled the fiction charts this week.Non-Fiction1. "Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography" Author: Walter Isaacson Publisher: Hachette Price: Rs.7992. ... Read more...

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Poetry, Tibet, business on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


December 24th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The bookcase this week is a finely-nuanced spread of poetry, narrative, drama and business.1. "The Rivered Earth"; Written by Vikram Seth; Published by Penguin Books; ... Read more...

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Rumi, myth and cricket on book shelf (IANS Books This Week)


October 20th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The book shelf this weekend is mostly meditative and spiritual.1. "Rumi: A New Translation"; Written by Farrukh Dhondy; Published by Harper Perennial; Priced at Rs.299"My ... Read more...

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Creative policies needed to resolve Kashmiri alienation: Wajahat Habibullah (Interview)


September 7th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A placid summer and a peaceful Ramzan should have been the endgame of insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir but the sense of "alienation is too ... Read more...

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For those with wanderlust, Delhi Book Fair is the stop


August 29th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The pull of the unknown, wanderlust and India's richness as a destination of great heritage are the flavours of the 17th Delhi Book Fair ... Read more...

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Dreams, movies, philosophy on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


July 28th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Explore dreams, learn about Satyajit Ray's movies and delve into flaws hidden behind a mask of civilised existence with this week's bouquet...Read on.1. Book: "On ... Read more...

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Health, Laden and Rafi on book cart (IANS Books This Week)


June 16th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) A wealth of books that excites and touches the intellect.1. "Black Limericks"; Written by Ranjit Lal; Published by Roli Books; Priced at Rs.195Completely outclassed by ... Read more...

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Henry Kissinger’s ‘On China’ the new bestseller (IANS Books)


June 16th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger's "On China" occupies the top slot in the non-fiction section this week while Jeffrey Archer's "Only Time Will ... Read more...

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Pakistan is Janus-faced: British scholar


June 9th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Pakistan is full of contradictions where several extremist groups are in rebellion, including those that target India, says noted British writer and analyst Anatol ... Read more...

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Archer, Mukherjee perched atop bestseller lists (IANS Books)


May 26th, 2011 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Jeffrey Archer's "Only Time Will Tell" and Indian American Pulitzer winner Siddhartha Mukherjee's "The Emperor of All Maladies" continue to rule the fiction and non-fiction ... Read more...

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Tagore, nuclear diplomacy, Sufi… thought-provoking book stack (IANS Book This Week)


May 12th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) An account of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's China visit, a take on nuclear diplomacy, an astonishing tale of 12 murders in a day and spiritual ... Read more...

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Jeffrey Archer continues bestseller run (IANS Books)


May 12th, 2011 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Jeffrey Archer's "Only Time Will Tell" again rules the fiction list this week while Indian American Pulitzer winner Siddhartha Mukherjee's "The Emperor of All Maladies" ... Read more...

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Pulitzer winner Siddhartha Mukherjee ‘emperor’ of non-fiction (IANS Books)


May 5th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Indian American Pulitzer winner Siddhartha Mukherjee's "The Emperor of All Maladies" topped the non-fiction charts for the second straight week while Jeffrey Archer's "Only Time ... Read more...

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Pulitzer winner’s tome tops bestseller list (IANS Books)


April 28th, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Indian American Pulitzer winner Siddhartha Mukherjee's "The Emperor of All Maladies" tops the non-fiction list this time while Jeffrey Archer's "Only Time Will Tell" continues ... Read more...

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Book on Gandhi stays on top (IANS Books)


April 21st, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The controversial book by Joseph Lelyveld, "Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India", tops the non-fiction list again this week. Jeffrey Archer's "Only ... Read more...

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Controversial book on Gandhi new bestseller (Book List)


April 14th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) "Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India" by Joseph Lelyveld - that created quite a storm in India - is the new bestseller on ... Read more...

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Jeffrey Archer atop bestseller list again (IANS Books)


April 7th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Indian American Anand Giridharadas' "India Calling" and Jeffrey Archer's "Only Time Will Tell" continued their undisputed rule over the bestselling non-fiction and fiction charts respectively ... Read more...

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Jeffrey Archer rules fiction charts (IANS Books)


March 31st, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) "India Calling" by Indian American Anand Giridharadas and Jeffrey Archer's "Only Time Will Tell" continue to lead the bestselling non-fiction and fiction lists respectively for ... Read more...

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Jeffery Archer is still reigning fiction king (IANS Books)


March 24th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) "India Calling" by Indian-American Anand Giridharadas is still perched on top of the non-fiction list, while Jeffery Archer's "Only Time Will Tell" tops the fiction ... Read more...

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Jeffery Archer tops fiction bestseller chart (IANS Books)


March 17th, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) "India Calling" by Anand Giridharadas continues to top the non-fiction chart while veteran Jeffery Archer's "Only Time Will Tell" dominates the fiction bestseller list for ... Read more...

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Jeffery Archer rules fiction set (IANS Books)


March 10th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) "India Calling" by young author Anand Giridharadas is on top of the non-fiction chart this week and the veteran Jeffery Archer dominates the fiction section ... Read more...

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Spotlight on translations at Spring Fever fest


March 4th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The second edition of Spring Fever, Penguin Books India's 10-day literary festival in the capital to celebrate the spirit of spring, began Friday with the ... Read more...

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Books on Pakistan top bestseller lists (IANS Books)


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Indian journalist M.J. Akbar's "Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan" continues on top of the non-fiction section of the bestseller list for the seventh ... Read more...

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M.J. Akbar, H.M. Naqvi top selling authors of week (IANS Books)


February 24th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Indian journalist M.J. Akbar's "Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan" continues to rule the non-fiction section of the bestseller list for the sixth week. "Home Boy" ... Read more...

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M.J. Akbar’s book tops bestseller list for fifth time (IANS Books)


February 17th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Indian journalist M.J. Akbar's "Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan" and "Tender Hooks" by Pakistani writer Moni Mohsin continue to top for the fifth week the ... Read more...

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M.J. Akbar’s book still rules the bestseller list (IANS Books)


February 10th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Indian journalist M.J. Akbar's "Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan" and "Tender Hooks" by Pakistani writer Moni Mohsin continue to dominate for the fourth week the ... Read more...

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M.J. Akbar tops again with book on Pakistan (IANS Books)


February 3rd, 2011 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Indian journalist M.J. Akbar's "Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan" and "Tender Hooks" by Pakistani writer Moni Mohsin continue to be on top in the non-fiction ... Read more...

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M.J. Akbar’s book about Pakistan on top again (IANS Books)


January 27th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Indian journalist M.J. Akbar's "Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan" and "Tender Hooks" by Pakistani writer Moni Mohsin continue to lead the non-fiction and fiction sections, ... Read more...

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M.J. Akbar’s book about Pakistan is bestseller (IANS Books)


January 20th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Indian journalist M.J. Akbar's "Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan" leads the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week while "Tender Hooks" by Moni Mohsin ... Read more...

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Khushwant, Fatima Bhutto amongst 2010’s most read authors (IANS Books)


December 28th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) What did Indians read in 2010? The list is an eclectic mix of international bestsellers like Stieg Larsson's "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" and ... Read more...

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In fine print: Twilight, India, vampire, mountains (IANS Books This Week)


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) This weekend, enjoy the winter sun with books which stimulate the mind.1. Book: "Sunset Club"; Written by Khushwant Singh; Published by Penguin-India; Priced at Rs.399Meet ... Read more...

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‘Makers of Modern India’ bestseller again (IANS Books)


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Historian Ramachandra Guha's "Makers of Modern India" continues to be the number one book on the bestseller list for the fifth week while "The Sunset Club" by ... Read more...

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‘Makers of Modern India’ top seller (IANS Books)


November 4th, 2010 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Historian Ramachandra Guha's "Makers of Modern India" tops the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week while "The Finkler Question" by Howard Jacobson was at number ... Read more...

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Bob Woodward, Salman Rushdie top authors (IANS Books)


October 28th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Pulitzer winning journalist Bob Woodward's "Obama's Wars" tops the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week while "Luka and the Fire of Life" by Salman Rushdie ... Read more...

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