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Book festival begins in Thanjavur

Lakhs of books on display through 110 stalls The fourth edition of Book Festival being organised at Thanjavur Palace by the district administration to encourage reading habit among people features lakhs of books on various topics suiting children and elders displayed through 110 stalls. Inaugurating the Book Festival on Saturday, Agriculture Minister R. Doraikannu exhorted […]

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The Jonas Brothers land book deal

The Jonas Brothers’ comeback now includes a book deal. Joe Jonas, Kevin Jonas and Nick Jonas will release their memoir titled “Blood” with Macmillan Imprint Feiwel and Friends. The book will chronicle their journey from the band’s inception to their 2013 breakup and their decision to get back together this year. “We’re three brothers from New […]

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ABC big wigs toast legal analyst Dan Abrams’ new book

ABC brass came out to fete Dan Abrams on the release of his book, “Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense” at Atlantic Grill. George Stephanopoulos and “GMA” senior executive producer Michael Corn were spotted, and Abrams described ABC as “family.” The legal analyst told the crowd of his co-author, David Fisher: “He’s made me a better […]

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Oh Brother! Presenting one of the world’s leading economists, Dr Raghuram Rajan in a free-wheeling chat with his brother, entrepreneur and corporate thought leader, Dr Mukund Rajan

As one of two brothers, I am observing the scene in front of me in a rather personal manner. Like my brother and I, Raghuram (56) and Mukund Rajan (51) are five years apart. We’ve put the two in a situation they’ve never experienced before and the silent support between them is palpable. Former governor […]

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Text book prices up

Schools may pass on the cost to parents Parents of children studying in private schools in the State may have to spend more for text books. The Associated Managements of Primary and Secondary Schools in Karnataka has accused Text Book Society of ‘unilaterally’ increasing the cost of text books by 20% for the current academic […]

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Grover Zampa explores wine’s new rule book

Grover Zampa gets a millennial makeover that includes a contemporary visitor centre in Bengaluru, private chalets in Nashik, and carbonated wine in a can At the newly-launched Lounge de La Réserve in Grover Zampa’s winery just outside of Bengaluru, glass walls offer a view of a koi pond. Hidden speakers play jazz renditions of pop […]

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New book takes aim at Trump, Giuliani and Cuomo

Charles Gargano settles some scores with Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Andrew Cuomo and Larry Silverstein in his new book. The longtime Republican rainmaker confusingly titled his tome “From the Ground Up,” the same as that of ex-Starbucks CEO and presidential hopeful Howard Schultz’s memoir. Gargano blasts Giuliani for getting a Coney Island baseball stadium built […]