Annual Lecture, Authors, featured

The Wimpy Kid at the Penguin Annual Lecture

Jeff Kinney, author of the wildly popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid series delivered the 2016 edition of the prestigious Penguin Annual Lecture on 6th December. The Penguin Annual Lecture series has featured some of the world’s most respected leaders, thinkers and writers, including His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Ramachandra Guha and Ruskin Bond. Jeff […]

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Authors, Penguin Random House, Penguin Random House India

PENGUIN INDIA ANNOUNCES THE ACQUISITION OF SUNITA NARAIN’S BOOK ON HER BATTLES FOR INDIA’S GREEN MOVEMENT

Penguin India today announced that it has acquired Sunita Narain’s Conflicts of Interest: My Journey through India’s Green Movement. The book is a personal account of India’s foremost environmentalist’s battles as part of the country’s Green Movement. While outlining the enormous environmental challenges that India faces today, Dr. Sunita Narain will talk about how corporate lobbies and […]

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Current Affairs, Fiction

Booked In Queues

Stuck in long queues outside banks and ATMs? So are we! And as much as we all are complaining about the discomfort of standing for long hours in the sun with few amenities, no one can deny that this also is the track record that we are setting of #nofilter #noscreen offline communication we have had […]

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‘She Walks, She Leads’ – An Excerpt

Mrs. Murty is many things… She is a great seeker, incurable dreamer, tireless doer, passionate teacher, eternal student, storyteller, story lover, selfless giver, childlike life enthusiast, engineer, homemaker… and so very human. But above all, she is an inventor… a leader… because she is inventing the future of those at the fringes of survival in […]

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Art & Culture, Authors, featured, Fiction, Indian Literature, Modern Classics

Foreword to the 25th anniversary edition of Amit Chaudhuri’s ‘A Strange and Sublime Address’

‘Sandeep, meanwhile, had come to the conclusion that the grown-ups were mad, each after his or her own fashion. Simple situations were turned into complex dramatic ones; not until then did everybody feel important and happy.’ In Amit Chaudhuri’s A  Strange and Sublime Address, Sandeep is a small boy, an only child who lives in […]

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Announcements, Associations, Uncategorized

UNESCO MGIEP partners with Penguin India

The UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP), a category 1 UNESCO institute focusing on peace and sustainability education, and Penguin Random House India, the largest English-language trade publisher in the subcontinent, have come together for a new strategic content partnership. The partnership will combine UNESCO MGIEP’s expertise on education […]

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Politics of the Womb

  Penguin Random House proudly announces the release of the first book of its kind in international publishing: Politics Of The Womb – The Perils of Ivf, Surrogacy & Modified Babies by award-winning author and journalist Pinki Virani. Politics Of The Womb draws on wide-ranging investigation and research to present a damning indictment of what […]

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Press Release – She Walks, She Leads

She Walks, She Leads tells the story of twenty-four most influential women of India who have changed it in one way or the other. Penguin Books India presents She Walks, She Leads WOMEN WHO INSPIRE INDIA by Gunjan Jain Nita Ambani launched the Indian Super League, on the lines of FIFA, to boost football in […]

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Art, Art & Culture, Authors, featured, Indian Culture, Indian Literature, News, Opinion, Penguin Random House, Penguin Random House India

Growing Out Of The Cocoon

Greetings. I’d never have imagined that my book—and especially one written in my mother tongue—would be launched in the capital city of India. I have mixed feelings on this occasion. I cannot but be unhappy about the circumstances that occasioned this. However, I cannot turn my back in sadness. During the nightmarish time when my […]

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