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50 Most Influential Books

None of us are aware of it on a day to day basis, but our society is shaped by it’s theories and thoughts. And more often than not the biggest ideas of a culture come out in the form of books. Here’s a list of the 50 most influential books of the last 50 years. Continue reading 50 Most Influential Books

Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari will on Tuesday give away Rajeev Gandhi Gyan-Vigyan Maulik Pustak Lekhan Puraskar and Indira Gandhi Raj Bhasha Purskar 2008-09 for original book writing in Hindi on the occasion of Hindi Day. He will also award Indira Gandhi Raj Bhasha Purskar 2008-09 for excellent work done in Hindi in the Offices [...] Continue reading Vice President Ansari to give awards for books written in Hindi

Share Books are little more than simple collections of words on paper, but history has shown they can amount to so much more. From imaginary worlds to recorded statistics, books are an integral part of our lives. But are they created equal? We’re told not to judge a book by it’s cover, but sometimes a book’s [...] Continue reading 12 of the Most Ridiculous Books Ever Printed

The Scoop on Unauthorized Celeb Books: Fewer Sales

Put Angelina Jolie’s face on a magazine cover and sales will surely rise. Get her to write a memoir and it would be worth millions. But write a … Continue reading The Scoop on Unauthorized Celeb Books: Fewer Sales

Digital books prices chopped down

The market of electronic reading devices is growing rapidly and so is the price war. The national bookseller, Barnes & Noble, has said on Monday that it will reduce price of Nook e-reader from $259 to $199. The e-reader was launched six months back. The company also has announced that it will introduce a new [...] Continue reading Digital books prices chopped down