from India Insight:

Mahabharata retold, with a twist from writer Kiran Nagarkar

March 17, 2015

A ‘bedtime story’ is supposed to lull a baby to sleep. But Indian writer Kiran Nagarkar’s play of the same name is anything but sleep-inducing.

from Breakingviews:

Review: Through a distorting mirror, darkly

November 14, 2014

By Martin Langfield

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

E-book: Alibaba and the twelve digits

By Breakingviews Columnists
September 3, 2014

By Breakingviews columnists

The authors are Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own.


China’s e-commerce colossus is hitting the road for a $100-billion-plus IPO. But a spectacular growth story comes with quirks, including bizarre governance and founder Jack Ma’s penchant for offbeat deals. Breakingviews offers a punchy primer on the risks and rewards.

from Breakingviews:

Review: ‘Leftover Women’ may hinder China’s growth

June 20, 2014

By Katrina Hamlin

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

Review: India’s Singh wasn’t king, Modi could be

April 25, 2014

By Andy Mukherjee

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from India Insight:

Delhi shaped South Asia’s Muslim identity, Pakistani author says

September 18, 2013

Raza Rumi is based in Lahore, but the public policy specialist and Friday Times editor's new book is based in another milieu entirely. "Delhi by heart" is a kind of travelogue about a city that is the source of a shared heritage that spans hundreds of years.

from India Insight:

Bestselling author Amish Tripathi says writing career was thrust upon him

April 2, 2013

It's hard to believe Amish Tripathi when he says he never set out to be a writer. The banker-turned-author of the popular Shiva trilogy recently won a million-dollar advance for a new series - and he hasn't even finalized the topic yet.

from The Human Impact:

Conway book urges united global action plan to end hunger

October 10, 2012

Global food security can be achieved for almost 1 billion chronically undernourished people by promoting strong political leadership, technological innovation, investment in smallholder farmers and efficient markets, according to a new book.

from MediaFile:

Journalist gets up close and personal with killer-quintet

June 15, 2012

Radio journalist Nancy Mullane has gone behind the walls of California’s infamous San Quentin state prison to chronicle how life unfolds for five inmates convicted of murder.

from Entrepreneurial:

How to cope with a control-freak boss

October 8, 2011

Controlling bosses can make the workplace a living hell, but winning their trust is essential to improving office relations.