Harper Collins

  • Delhi By Heart is an eye opener in many ways 12-11-2013 05:35 PM

    Having spent a good part of my life in Delhi/NCR, I still somehow feel that I do not know the city quite well. Every time someone asks me something about Delhi, Google comes to my rescue at times and I end up loathing myself for not knowing most of the...
  • Usain Bolt wants to be professional footballer 15-10-2013 11:05 AM

    New Delhi: He may have won six Olympic gold medals and eight World Championships becoming the fastest man on earth but legendary Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt as a child dreamt of becoming a Test cricket sensation. And once he hangs up his running shoes, Bolt wants to become a professional...
  • Harper-Collins India launches e-books with 21 e-singles to mark 21 years 09-10-2013 09:39 AM

    HarperCollins Publishers India has launched its e-book imprint whereby it is offering 21 e-singles by 21 writers at a cost of Rs 21 each. The 21 e-books have been chosen to mark 21 years of Harper Collins in India. One of the top books is a take on Bollywood film...
  • Mridula Koshy's latest book is a poignant tale of a mother and son 27-08-2013 03:41 PM

    Whenever I used to go to the bookstores, I used to have encounters with this book. I find its cover extremely intriguing. A couple of times I read one or two paragraphs of this book and made a mental note of buying it the next time but it never really...
  • If you like suspense, then Jacob Hills is worth a shot 11-06-2013 05:48 PM

    Jacob Hills - Ismita Tandon Dhankher Ismita contacted me over e-mail some time back and asked me if I would be interested in reading and reviewing her upcoming book, Jacob Hills. After reading the blurb, I thought it is going to be one bizarre story and it actually turned out...
  • Book excerpt: Delirious Delhi by Dave Prager 02-01-2012 12:58 PM

    'Delirious Delhi' examines life in a city that's ecstatic, hallucinatory, mind-boggling, feverish, and vastly energizing - all at the same time. It's a full-length portrait from an outsider's perspective that helps expats demystify Delhi - and helps Delhiites demystify expats. Published by Harper Collins India. The first morning & other...
  • Book excerpt: Rakhshanda Jalil's 'A Mighty Heart' 27-10-2011 05:27 PM

    Rakhshanda Jalil is a writer, translator and editor. Her debut collection of short stories 'Release and Other Stories' was published by HarperCollins in August 2011. Here's an excerpt from her book 'A Mighty Heart'. Chapter 1 This is a true story. If you don't believe me, ask Zohra. Zohra may...
  • 'King's Speech' to be now published as a book 25-10-2011 11:59 AM

    New York: Rights to the published scripts and tie-in books for 'The King's Speech,' 'The Matrix,' 'Saving Private Ryan' and many other films have been acquired by HarperCollins Publishers. HarperCollins announced on Monday that it obtained the 'majority' of books released by Newmarket Press, a top publisher of film-related works....
  • Book Excerpt: Tarun Tejpal's 'The Valley of Masks' 04-08-2011 03:09 PM

    Tarun J Tejpal's 'The Valley of Masks' , published by Fourth Estate / HarperCollins, examines the pathologies of power, purity and dogma to give us a frightening yet ultimately redemptive vision of the future. In the words of Ashis Nandy, critic and social commentator, 'This brilliant, superbly imaginative but terribly...
  • High school girl accurately predicts exam papers: Book 25-07-2011 04:59 PM

    New Delhi: Writing a story to soothe her nerves while preparing for her class X board exams, little did she anticipate that she would be ready to publish her first book at the young age of 15. For Mumbai-based little girl Shreya Mathur, it was more than what she could...
  • Post-Nano world: The last pedestrian of Delhi 02-02-2011 07:54 PM

    After writing Corridor and The Barn Owl's Wondrous Capers, Sarnath Banerjee went through a period of silence, wondering about the point of it all. Having promised his editor never to write another graphic novel, he returned to her office three years later with a manuscript of 'loosely bound graphic commentaries.'...
  • e-books' sales up as hardcovers gather dust 24-09-2010 12:45 PM

    Hardcover books are gathering dust -- thanks to the e-book boom. Publishers say by 2015 e-books could represent 50 per cent of their revenue. And as novelist Stephen King says he's been ahead of the pack publishing a book online years before the Kindle took off. 'The Shining’, ‘Carrie’ and...
  • Demi Moore set to reveal all in memoir 08-06-2010 02:52 PM

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  • 11-yr-old writes million-dollar book 25-09-2006 03:52 PM

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