Mumbai: 'The Incredible Banker' by Ravi Subramanian has bagged the 'best popular book' award for 2011, instituted by the Economist-Crossword Book Award. 'The Folded Earth' by Anuradha Roy won the award in the Indian Fiction category while the Indian Non-Fiction award went to 'A Free Man' by Aman Sethi, '17' by Anita Agnihotri and 'The Araya Women' by Narayan jointly won in Indian language translation category, Crossword said in a statement.
The 11th edition of the award had shortlisted nominees like Jeet Thayil whose latest novel 'Narcopolis' was in the Man Booker list this year.
09:37 AM, Oct 19, 2012
S Hussain Zaidi, better known as Mumbai's leading crime reporter, has authored yet another book titled 'Dongri to Dubai: Six Decades Of The Mumbai Mafia'. The cinematic adaptation of which is reportedly 'Shootout At Wadala' by Sanjay Gupta. His earlier books too have found their way to the screens- one being Anurag Kashyap's 'Black Friday', and other one being Vishal Bharadwaj's Kaminey. Following is an extract from his latest book:...
04:12 PM, Jun 25, 2012
Actor Rani Mukherjee launches S Hussain Zaidi's book 'Mafia Queens of Mumbai'. ...
08:38 PM, May 06, 2011
Yes it is true, behind every successful man, no matter what the profession, there is always a woman. A Woman who is not only strong-headed but also sly enough to accelerate the mans thoughts and decision-making process, in the direction she wants to. And yes women rule the roost (though for some men it is hard enough to accept the fact) and thats true. The reason I say this is...
09:56 PM, May 04, 2011