Dickens’ Christmas A Still from the 3D animated film ‘Disney's A Christmas Carol’
Dickens’ Christmas A Still from the 3D animated film ‘Disney's A Christmas Carol’

The divine and the humane

In A Christmas Carol, Dickens flies over the terrain he travels more heavily in his door-stopper novels »
Years of Hardwork went into compiling and checking facts for the book

All the right answers

Quizzotica Anant, the recently-launched book by Chitra Ramaswamy, has plenty for ardent quizzers »
The menu for the evening featured snacks named after characters in books

Atop the magic, faraway tree

Over high tea, children are treated to lessons in etiquette and Enid Blyton’s stories »

Get booked

Horses and mines, jungles and magic…it’s time to revisit books that can never be shelved. Make way for popular classics this holiday. »
The PetPost Secret by Radhika R. Dhariwal.

New on the rack

Vithal Rajan’s delightful tale Jungu, the Baiga Princess is of an unusual friendship between a city boy and an Adivasi girl. It introduces you to the magical world of the Baigas, teaching toleranc... »
The Princess in the Opal Mask
December 25, 2014

Become a bookAholic

For the book lover in me, this year has been wonderful. I have read some of the best books this year. The year started on a good note with Wonder by R. J. Palacio. This is the kind... »
Coimbatore, November 14, 2014

Beautiful words

Shobha Viswanath Karadi Tales Under 5 When the Earth Lost Its Shapes – Shobha Viswanath The Glass Tree – M Mukundan Annual... »
Cover of Tinkle Star. Photo: special arrangement
December 19, 2014

Shining bright

Sustaining the interest of readers is difficult. More so, if they happen to be children. That Tinkle — the monthly magazine launched on November 14, 1980, by Anant Pai, the founding editor (... »

Amandeep Sandhu, Manjul Bajaj, Manu Joseph and Sonora Jha read from their novels that were shortlisted for The Hindu Prize for Fiction 2013. Ziya Us Salam introduces them and moderates the session. <... »