Books and Authors

Reading is on the rise during lockdown, finds Amazon India

As Amazon Book Bazaar, the marquee book event from Amazon India, completes a year – with the anniversary edition of the sale going on from June 10 to 14 – we are excited to share some interesting trends with you.

Audible India adds several Indian titles, including Hindi content, to its free Stories platform

Listen to hundreds of new stories added specially for these times when you’re at home

Celebrate the joy of reading with Amazon

Amazon is celebrating World Book Day by offering 10 free eBooks through 24 April, alongside other Prime benefits and offers.

It was virtual, but attendees vouch for the evergreen sheen of Jaipur Lit Fest partnered with Jaipur Literature Festival as their official online book store. Despite the pandemic turning the festival virtual and indoors, it has not been able to take away sheen that has characterised the Jaipur Literary Festival (JLF) each year since its inception.

7 books on women scientists you must have on your bookshelf

As an ode to women in science everywhere, we have put together a list of 7 inspiring books that celebrate the lives, intellect, and scientific contributions of the best female scientists from across the globe.

Author of the month, Gulzar, shares his best-loved works

End 2020 with sublime poetry. Gulzar, the stalwart of Indian literature and one of our finest poets, throws light on some of his best loved works. Also dive into Gulzar’s latest volume of Indian poetry, A Poem A Day, which showcases 365 memorable poems – a poem for every day of the year

As Amazon's Book Bazaar gets underway ahead of Children's Day, Jeffrey Archer speaks on his favourite book

This festive season, give children a gift that ignites their imagination, is non-perishable, travel with them, makes them laugh, teaches them something new: A book!

Ten questions with Lisa Ray

Actor, author, philanthropist Lisa Ray on reading, writing and her favourite books.

'The worst thing that people can do to their heroes is to forget them'

As his latest book, Legends of Suheldev: The King who saved India, tops of the Nielsen Best Seller list ever since its launch in June 2020, we speak to its author Amish Tripathi at Amazon India virtual Fishbowl that was held recently. Excerpts from the chat...

Every essay in my dad's book provokes you to think: Gul Panag

At the virtual Amazon India fishbowl that took place ahead of Independence Day, we spoke to Gul Panag who’s an actor and an entrepreneur where she spoke about her father Lieutenant General HS Panag's book ‘Indian Army’, life as an army child and her film career. Excerpts from the chat
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