Harpercollins

  • Every Manto lover would love 'The Pity Of Partition' 22-08-2013 07:14 PM

    Saadat Hasan Manto, the name is enough only. Master storyteller and what not. Readers love him and swear by him but to be honest, I have never really read much of him. Its not that I don't want to, it's just that I have not been able to. When I...
  • After thousands of downloads, Google plugs free ebooks leak 06-08-2013 04:18 PM

    New Delhi: Online or offline, free is the most loved word for all shoppers and when the word spread that as many as 40 contemporary books including works of Indian literary luminaries such as Khushwant Singh were available for free download on Google Play, thousands scurried to download their copies....
  • Flawed Theorem: Courage in the hearts of post colonial poetic odysseys 30-05-2013 12:54 PM

    'One wants to break free of the past: rightly, because nothing at all can live in its shadow, and because there will be no end to the terror as long as guilt and violence are repaid with guilt and violence; wrongly, because the past that one would like to evade...
  • Britney Spears to write a novel based on her life 06-11-2012 03:08 PM

    New Delhi: Britney Spears will write a roman a clef, a novel in which real persons or actual events figure under the disguise of fiction, in a book deal with It Books, The Hollywood Reporter reported on Tuesday. The pop star recently starred in a highly publicized trial with damaging...
  • 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...
  • 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.'...
  • 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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