Rupa Publications

  • Rupa Publications denies pulling out Wendy Doniger's previous book 'On Hinduism' 05-03-2014 11:02 PM

    Rupa Publication on Wednesday refuted a media report that claimed it pulled out author Wendy Doniger's book 'On Hinduism'. In an official statement, the publishing house said it was "looking forward to the right resolution of the situation". Earlier, a Times of India report claimed that Doniger's earlier book was...
  • 'Shakespeare in Kabul' is repetitive but deserves a dekko 18-09-2013 11:28 AM

    To say "Afghans don't do tragedy", after having witnessed three decades of war and subjugation as a society and continuing to suffer, is to say that the Afghans have a darn good sense of humour. And that's exactly what sticks in Stephen Landrigan's, a former American journalist, and Qais Akbar...
  • Milkha Singh's 'The Race of My Life' is a disappointing package deal 02-08-2013 03:21 PM

    Milkha Singh's autobiography couldn't have found a more opportune time for its release but leaves you wondering what extra did it tell than shown in the movie on his life - Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. The biopic has proved to be a kind of rebirth for India's most celebrated runner. He...
  • Piyush Jha's Compass Box Killer is a cracker of a thriller 31-07-2013 01:01 PM

    There are times when you just want to read a cracker of a thriller. With work taking its toll on me, I wanted to read something that really makes me sit straight and finish the book in a single go. Thanks to Piyush Jha's Compass Box Killer, I got what...
  • Extract: Compass Box Killer by Piyush Jha 04-07-2013 11:58 AM

    Compass Box Killer book is a crime thriller, set in the by-lanes of Mumbai. One muggy afternoon, a senior police officer is found murdered at his desk. When Inspector Virkar from the Crime Branch arrives at the scene, he finds a cryptic note that spills out of a student's compass...
  • Bihar Breakthrough captures the state's transition 12-04-2013 03:36 PM

    Till a few years back Bihar was not only an administrative nightmare but was in the news mostly for the bizarre. The state, caught in the vicious cycle of caste wars, deteriorating law and order, administrative apathy and total abdication of the governance to the mafia and local dons, receded...
  • Davidar returns to India with new publishing firm 14-05-2011 07:21 PM

    New Delhi: Indian publishing's poster boy is back. David Davidar, the man who virtually invented market-facing English language publishing in India, is setting up a new publishing firm. Named the Aleph Book Company, the firm is being set up by Davidar in partnership with Rupa Publications India. Davidar brings his...