A new book by Paulo Coelho comes with a special sense of anticipation. And trepidation. For unlike most authors, the Brazilian has never allowed himself to be constrained by genre or style.
There is something magical about e-book readers (we will debate about e-books and paper books some other day). These portable devices allow you to store up to thousands of books
Euro 2020 might have come to an end, and football might have gone to Rome instead of coming ‘home’, but that does not mean that football is out of our lives. No way. Thanks to the wonderful world of books, football is literally a few pages away.
What happens when a renowned historian narrates history as told by feature films? Utter hilarity, if the historian happens to be Alex von Tunzelmann.
Ask someone what is the secret of success and the chances are that you will be told that one has to be extremely focused on one's target, and that one should work very hard to be super good in one's field of specialisation.
It started as a weekly, non-fiction, comic strip in the New York Times and went on to win the prestigious Pulitzer award for editorial cartooning in 2018. It was then compiled into a book called Welcome to the New World.
There are a number of books out there on the use of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. More are military histories, some are cautionary essays and yet others deal with the process behind the making of the nuclear bombs. Chris Wallace has tried to blend all these approaches together in Countdown 1945.
The Three Musketeers: A Classic That For Those Who Like Entertainment, Entertainment and Entertainment!
For most people, classic literature covers books that are very well written, reflect the times they were written in, that make one think and realise truths of life, have in-depth character sketches...well, in short, are excellent and should be read, but which are not exactly...entertaining.
Sport is packed with rivalries and perhaps there is no rivalry as fierce as the one they call 'El Clasico.'
Andy Weir has returned to the "one man lost in space" formula with his new book, Project Hail Mary.
Akash Verma plots his page-turning crime thrillers around the intense theme of spousal infidelity. We were curious to know his own feelings on the subject.
Mention the word "history'' and it is a fair chance that the first image that will come to your mind will be that of a hefty book, that in most cases than not, is not the easiest to read.