12 Books to Help You Love Reading Again

12 Books to Help You Love Reading Again

Reading is hard right now. The pandemic has pushed our already scattered attention spans to a crisis point. But even before 2020, stressors such as political chaos and the allure of our phones made it harder and harder to find the time and focus to get lost in a book. Even when we’re not living … Read more

Under the Mask | Book Review

Under the Mask | Book Review

It is probably apocryphal to refer to the pandemic as just an ‘epochal’ event now, considering just how many lives it touched and changed forever. While the overwhelming majority of the emotions related to the event are tragic, the lockdown was also a time for peace and reflection, as we were faced with the reality … Read more

Engineer’s book delves into travails of JEE candidates

Engineer’s book delves into travails of JEE candidates

Software engineer and author Ishita Agarwal has come out with her second novel, Teen Machine, which focuses on pressures faced by JEE candidates Software engineer and author Ishita Agarwal has come out with her second novel, Teen Machine, in which she delves into the pressures faced by Indian students preparing for one of the most … Read more

Adelaide Crows apologise to former AFL star Eddie Betts following new book airing claims about preseason training camp

Adelaide Crows apologise to former AFL star Eddie Betts following new book airing claims about preseason training camp

Former AFL champion Eddie Betts says his form slumped after he felt disrespected and traumatised at an Adelaide Crows preseason training trip, accusing the camp of cultural insensitivities. Key points: Former Crows and Carlton star Eddie Betts has released a biography The book includes details about a controversial Crows preseason training camp in 2018 The … Read more

DK Acquires Phonic Books

DK Acquires Phonic Books

DK has acquired Phonic Books, one of the U.K.’s leading specialist education publishers. Founded in 2006 by Wendy Tweedie, Tami Reis-Frankfort and Clair Wilson, three special needs teachers, the publisher now has some 300 decodable books for beginner and catch-up readers. The books are available in more than 40 countries, and growth has been especially … Read more

May Sales Were Soft, AAP Reports

May Sales Were Soft, AAP Reports

In the AAP’s newest StatShot update, May trade sales were mixed and sales of higher educational course materials fell, leading to a 3.7% sales decline compared to May 2021 for the 1,368 publishers that report sales to the association. The hardcover and mass market paperback formats had another tough month in the adult category with … Read more

Woman returns library books after 30 years, doesn’t even get fined. Here’s why | Trending

Woman returns library books after 30 years, doesn’t even get fined. Here’s why | Trending

A woman recently returned a few books to a Philadelphia library and she was not even charged a fine for this particular reason. A woman recently lost her mother and went back to organise her childhood home in Pennsylvania. While at it, she discovered a stack of books that she later submitted to a Philadelphia … Read more

Two 4biddenknowledge Inc. Books Hit Best-Seller Status

Two 4biddenknowledge Inc. Books Hit Best-Seller Status

WESTON, Fla., July 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Books by Billy Carson, President/CEO, and Elisabeth Hoekstra, Director of Operations, reached best-seller status on Amazon worldwide. Carson’s The Compendium of the Emerald Tablets, and Hoekstra’s The Recipe to Elevated Consciousness, are published through 4biddenknowledge Inc.’s book publishing company. The Recipe to Elevated Consciousness is a self-help book, … Read more

Ex-IAS officer’s book chronicles corruption at high places

Ex-IAS officer’s book chronicles corruption at high places

V. Balasubramanian worked under different CMs in a career spanning 36 years V. Balasubramanian worked under different CMs in a career spanning 36 years A book by former civil servant V. Balasubramanian, who served during the tenure of different Chief Ministers of Karnataka, seeks to expose corruption in different governments and chronicles the fall in … Read more

Book on filmmaker Zoya Akhtar published by Edinburgh University Press

Book on filmmaker Zoya Akhtar published by Edinburgh University Press

The filmmaker has now gotten recognized by one of the highly proclaimed series given by Edinburgh University Press – ReFocus: The International Directors Series. The university has created an insight into Akhtar’s work by examining her position within the popular film frame Zoya Akhtar/ Pic-AFP One of … Read more