George Maliyekkal

Battling with diseases, this Thrissur man writes 30 books

Thrissur: Retired Major George Maliyekkal, a 75-year-old man, used to counter his ..

2019 - Roller coaster ride for publishers
tn prathapan
TN Prathapan MP asks for books instead of bouquets and shawls, gets 6700 books so far
Book Farm
Snack on books, have a cup of coffee at this modern library
Nehru and Mountbattens

When a crowd out to see Nehru in Singapore knocked over Edwina Mountbatten

New Delhi: During Jawaharlal Nehru's visit to Singapore in 1946, several people had gathered outside a community centre to welcome ..

Author friends

Together, they wrote 30 books on environment

Normally two writers for a single book rarely happens. But there are two author friends in Thiruvananthapuram who have written a total ..


100 Fish Recipes – A book to satisfy your craving for fish

Keralites are known for their fondness for fish delicacies. The traditional fish recipes as well as modern dishes have a special place ..

online book store

Use this coupon code to buy books at attractive discount!

Booklovers and readers have a wonderful opportunity to buy books at an attractive discount. Readers can buy books at 15 percent discount ..


5 different ways to organise your home library

Home libraries are deeply personal and therapeutic. A well-decorated library establishes a more relaxed mood and inspires your creativity ..

Book made Onapookkalam

New trends in Onam; Take a look at this ‘Pookkalam’ made with library books!

Kulamavu (Idukki): The authorities of Karippilangadu Government Tribal LP School decided to celebrate the Teachers’ Day in a ..


Marvel Superheroes now available in book format!

You have read about them in comics - that was the original genre. They then transformed to the stage, to the small screen, then to ..


2018 Kerala floods signalled ecological devastation of Western Ghats, says new book

New Delhi: The floods that devastated large parts of Kerala in 2018 were not an isolated, freak phenomenon; rather they signalled something ..

Balraj Sahni biography

Actor Balraj Sahni's biography by son to hit stands in August

New Delhi: Untold stories from the life and times of renowned film and stage actor Balraj Sahni will now be told in his biography written ..

mobile library

Books on wheels; Sri Ramakrishna Ashram opens mobile library

Thiruvalla: The Sri Ramakrishna Ashram has started a mobile library to promote reading. Only the books published by Sri Ramakrishna ..

Sudha Murty

Infosys chairperson Sudha Murty to launch children's trilogy on her pet dog

New Delhi: Literary publisher HarperCollins India announced the acquisition of a three-book series titled, "The Gopi Diaries" ..

Basheer and letter

Vaikom Muhammed Basheer had no idea of his exact age!

“I don’t know how old I am right now. My father had scripted our horoscopes. But after his death, my younger brother set ..


India's first children's lit fest 'Bookaroo' to debut in Gangtok

Kolkata: With as many as 21 speakers, 59 sessions including storytelling, drama, workshops, art and craft, Bookaroo - India's first ..

Shoukath Sahajotsu

‘Koodum Koottum’ - Teachings that transcend time

Kozhikode: Malayalam philosophical and mystical writer Shoukath Sahajotsu’s new book ‘Koodum Koottum’ (The Nest and ..

Girl Please stop Apologising

‘Girl, Stop Apologizing’ – A book to teach you how to stop people-pleasing

"Like many other women, I'm still in the process of overcoming a lifetime of people-pleasing, “that’s how the ..


‘Queens of Crime’ – Know 10 violent women criminals in India

New Delhi: Sushant Singh, host of "Savdhaan India", crime-based reality show, along with his co-author Kulpreet Yadav will ..


Yes, you can lose weight having your favourite food!

There are many people who perceive losing weight as a herculean task. Some even experiment with new tips and tricks. Experiments do ..


Poet AK Ramanujan's personal diaries to be out this week

The hitherto unpublished personal diaries and journals of late poet-scholar A.K. Ramanujan, who wrote in both English and Kannada, ..


MT Vasudevan Nair bags 2019 Puthoor Award

Thrissur: Renowned Malayalam author M. T. Vasudevan Nair has been selected for this year’s Puthoor Award instituted by Unnikrishnan ..


New book reveals about serial killer Charles Shobhraj’s life

To find out whether the notorious serial killer Charles Sobhraj has a heart, from the mouth of his cardiac surgeon, one has to go through ..


Sacred yet erotic: Radha and her love for Krishna

The anthology ‘Finding Radha - The Dance for Love’ edited by Malashri Lal and Namita Gokhale and published by Penguin Random ..


Nayantara Sahgal unveils new novel, slams Modi

Veteran author Nayantara Sahgal unveiled her new novel "The Fate of Butterflies" at a function attended by bibliophiles and ..

manav kaul

Actor-author Manav Kaul’s book on teenage love now available in English

A bittersweet ode to teenage love, when coyly-exchanged handwritten letters expressed newfound feelings of affection, reminds readers ..


Heads, hands and hearts: How 'Globotics' will change worklife

Predictions about job crisis that the advent of robotics and artificial intelligence may unleash in developing as well as developed ..


Huge collection of novels pulls crowd at Mathrubhumi Book Festival

Neeleswaram: A wide collection of novels is awaiting the readers at the Book Festival organised at Riyaz Shopping Complex here. Novels ..


'A Gujarat Here, A Gujarat There': Translation of Krishna Sobti's last novel to hit stands tomorrow

New Delhi: The English translation of 'Gujarat Pakistan Se, Gujarat Hindustan Tak', the last novel of eminent Hindi author ..


Class 6 student starts library for children in Kochi; Collects 2500 books in one month

Yashoda, a class 6 student, has been very fond of books and reading since a young age. Her father and artist Dinesh Shenoy took her ..

book release

M K Muneer releases entomologist T C Narendran Commemoration Volume

Kozhikode: The release of T C Narendran Commemoration Volume was convened by Prof. T C Narendran Trust for Animal Taxonomy at Malabar ..

M Mukundan

M Mukundan wins Ezhuthachan Award 2018

Thiruvananthapuram: Writer M Mukundan won the Ezhuthachan Award 2018. It is the top literary accolade given by the state government ..


Benyamin bags India's richest book prize

New Delhi: Benyamin, the author of 'Jasmine Days', translated from Malayalam into English by Shahnaz Habib, is the winner of ..

Russian Books and Maria Rose

Maria Rose and 'Aa Pazhaya Russian Pusthakangal'

Everyone has their own way to cherish their memories of something favourite from childhood. Some choose their old toys, some others ..

Khaled Housseini

Khaled Housseini’s next book on refugee crisis

New Delhi: A riveting collection of thoughts of a father watching over his sleeping son as they travel to foreign lands from their ..


Retiring teacher gifts a shelf full of books to students

Kottayam: A retiring teacher at Moolavattom Amrita School has presented a valuable gift to the students at the school. MS Unni krishnan ..


A youngster who lives with books in the digital era

When youngsters are engaged with social media and mobile phones, this young man is living in the midst of books. He has a huge collection ..


Dakshayani Amma proves age is no barrier for a bookworm

Nedumangad: She is best friends with the renowned Malayalam writers including MT Vasudevan Nair, M Mukundan and OV Vijayan even though ..


2016 was a year of books and books and more books

New Delhi: 2016 was an exciting year for book lovers with the publishers rolling out an array of titles across genres, pushing the ..


An ode to life at the turn of the previous century

"One fateful morning, I woke up with the echoes of azaan in my ears, and before my eyes stood one minaret of the village mosque ..

Eshwaran Embranthiri

Eshwaran Embranthiri in world of books on Reading Day

Kasargod: Perikamana Eshwaran Embranthiri’s vocation is that of a priest whose job is to please the gods for the sake of man ..

The kiss of life

Emraan Hashmi's book to release in Hindi, Marathi in June

Mumbai: Actor Emraan Hashmi's book on his son Ayaan's battle and victory over cancer, "The Kiss Of Life", will be ..


Engaging tales for children this summer

Summer vacations have just started and what can be a better way than spending the hot afternoons with these engaging children's ..

Book Fair

'I am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced' trending at the book fair

Thiruvananthapuram: The biography of young Nujood Ali from Yemen who was married off at a tender age and got divorced by the time ..

Playboy Swings

New book recounts Hugh Hefner’s jazz, civil rights history

Los Angeles: Hugh Hefner, centerfolds and Playboy bunnies are an obvious match. But writer Patty Farmer wants to stretch Hefner’s ..