Cultural influences in writing and on writers, have been in the mainstream for way too long. From the legendary classics to the contemporary writers now a days, you’ll witness this impact. The books in forms of the various inferences and references mentioned, exhibit a peculiar cultural impact. More or less, it depends on the cultural… (0 comment)

Book Fair. Publishing. And international ties! Odd one out, there isn’t any! Book Fairs are an integral part of the publishing industry. True that! But international ties? Well, for an avid reader, it migh be little incomprehensible to understand the significance of such ties and reading, but for the publishing industry at large, international relations… (0 comment)

Women and fiction have had a long term relationship. And by stating that, I don’t intend to mine the rich seam of humour here. Nevertheless it holds true for a fact that women simply stand out when it comes to writing fiction. I’m sure I’m not the only one who agrees with this. History has… (0 comment)

Is something missing? Needless to add, it’s the smell and touch of your favourite book. Now it might seem like a clichéd situation for avid readers but then, that’s what makes rains so special! Doesn’t it? The early onset of monsoon has given us every reason to rejoice this awesome weather. I’m sure how the… (0 comment)

With experience comes wisdom! True that! But there’s more than this. Innovative mind, razor-sharp focus and hard work- that’s what it takes to make it big in the business world. And more than that, it’s the passion to reach the zenith that rules this world. And the proof is not anywhere else but here. I’m… (0 comment)

When all else fails, take a vacation. Rightly said! And for me, it’s the thing that has always worked. The increasing stress, anxiety and the pressure of work sometimes play such a havoc that it can make you go crazy. Hence, the best thing is to take a break. For some, that break could be… (2 comments)

Being in the publishing business for so long, I think I’m expected to suggest nice reads to people. Though I’m not much of reader, there are a few works that I really like. Catch 21: First in the lot is ‘Catch 21’. Written by American author, Joseph Heller, it’s a satirical novel that is set… (0 comment)

Online shopping has become an important phenomenon in the recent years. The credit simply goes to the internet advancements and the change in the outlook of the people. Well, the latter has resulted from the former itself. With the advancement of technology and easy availability of internet, a considerably larger number of people have now… (1 comment)

A few days back, our capital saw Delhi University protest against the new course structure. For those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about, I’m giving you the background. A while back, Delhi University proposed the idea to change the course structure and course duration, and give it a thorough makeover. According… (0 comment)