The Unspoken Dangers of Being Good

I was made aware at a very young age of the dangers that befell young children who ventured past their neighborhood. There were stories of monsters that dragged children by their heels to lands where they are forever tortured. They come in hordes, my grandmother used to say, clad in saffron, pretending to be monks, […]

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Weatherman

There is a certain subtlety to the wind, the way in which it seems to evade everything, and if when hindered, how it bends and forks to resume a path to nowhere. Such innocence often bequests questions, but none for the quiet wind. There is not an inquisition into its past, on what it had […]

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When the Wimpy Kid Man Was in Town

  New Delhi, 6 December, 2016 – Penguin Random House India hosted the tenth edition of its iconic publishing brand event, The Penguin Annual Lecture, with Jeff Kinney delivering the lecture. Jeff Kinney is New York Times bestselling author and a six-time Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award winner for Favorite Book. He is the author of […]

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Stars are but Worlds Aflame

The final day of Spring Fever was a star-studded one with Twinkle Khanna doing a reading out of her block-buster book, Mrs Funnybones, published by Penguin Random House last August. Twinkle Khanna is a Bollywood actor and popular columnist and is a regular contributor to The Times of India and DNA After Hrs wherein she […]

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Chiseling Men and Women Out of Myths

In Incarnations, Sunil Khilnani chisel men and women out of myths, repaints them in their true colors, and explains how these flawed, and rebellious individuals in possession of but a few gifts changed the course of history. Sunil Khilnani, currently Avantha Professor and Director of India Institute, Kings College London, is the author of the […]

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