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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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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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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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Penguin On Wheels

Tah dah! Your favorite book bird is coming to town Penguin Books India & Walking BookFairs bring to your doorstep Penguin on Wheels Penguin Books India, in association with Walking BookFairs, presents Penguin on Wheels—a jaw-dropping, gorgeous mobile bookstore that will be doing rounds across the country to promote reading and make great writing more accessible. […]

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DESH GAURAV SEKHRI ON ROYAL CHALLENGERS BENGALURU

The RCB had started IPL 9 with great expectations, due in large part to the most explosive 1-2-3-4 punch batting lineup, perhaps in the history of T20 cricket. The destructive Chris Gayle, the surreal AB de Villiers, arguably the best T20 all-rounder in Shane Watson, and the incredible Virat Kohli, would put any all-star batting […]

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Desh Gaurav Sekhri on Delhi Daredevils

In what has been the most unlikely turnaround this season, the Delhi Daredevils (“DD”) have gone from perennial underachievers to quietly confident front-runners. Starting the season in expected fashion with a trouncing at the hands of the Kolkata Knight Riders, DD have since turned it around, and how. Since their opener, the DD have lost […]

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