In 1969, Dali was commissioned by Random House to create illustrations for Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland”. Find out more about how these illustrations aptly capture the surreal yet curiously logical and mathematical realm of Alice’s wonderland.Read More
Every year, on February 14, International Book Giving Day is celebrated. Find out why you should donate books to children and how you can participate in Book Giving Day.
Paul Theroux attempted to reveal India to the world by taking a train across the country. V. S. Naipaul narrated his first trip to his ancestral homeland at the age of 29. Kerry’s mother tried to be kind to an old man. All three of them were confounded by preconceptions that they brought along to India.
Jeeves and Wooster share an unconventional relationship which is more than just that of master and server. In this feature, Deepika analyses their relationship as it develops through Wodehouse’s books.
The Curious Reader teamed up with The Book Fairies during the Jaipur Literature Festival to drop books off. Find out about our experience here.
While reading books, the stories in them transport us from the world we are in, to the world within the pages of the book. Here, we explore this magical quality of books and reading.
If you have a personal library, you also have a Quantum Library and Antilibrary. This feature will introduce these intriguing concepts and make you rethink your personal library.
We all chase success, and many books promise to show you the ‘path to success’ but rarely deliver. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck delivers, in the best possible way.
Decluttering has many therapeutic effects. However, unless you follow a system it is likely to be an onerous task which you end up undertaking more often than you’d like to. Read Marie Kondo if you are looking for a system to help you banish clutter forever.
Nandini Tripathi explores how despite the differences in the book and movie version of Shutter Island, both are superb psychological thrillers.
It is a little-known fact that many classics have been illustrated by some of the greatest artists in history. This list takes a look at 9 such books that combined the works of renowned artists and writers.
The diversity in India is incredible: here, you can meet saints, underworld dons, tribals, or businessmen, all in the span of a few minutes. Through their stories and experiences, the authors of these books provide insight into and knowledge of the culture and place they are exploring.
There is a lot more to P.G. Wodehouse than just Jeeves and Wooster. Here is a list of 9 hidden gems that you may not have read but should definitely put on your to-read list as soon as possible.