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Stanley Yelnats family has generations of bad luck. They all claim it to be because of his no-good-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather but is there more… The book’s hero,...

In the 1930s, an English professor at Oxford was correcting exam papers when he came across a blank sheet. In a fit of inspiration...

Just about a year into his retirement, India’s cricket god, Sachin Tendulkar, has published his autobiography. An autobiography is a story of a person’s...

We wrote about R.K. Narayan’s Swami and Friends in our last issue. If you haven’t managed to get your hands on a copy yet,...

What’s common to Charles Darwin, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling and Jack London (other than the fact that they all wrote books)? Well, they are...

Which is the only snake to build a nest? Who is the head of an elephant family? What is the smallest Indian bird? Parliament...

“With Uncle Ken you had always to expect the unexpected” goes the first line of one of Ruskin Bond’s stories about his quirky Uncle...

Did you know? Most elephants weigh less than the tongue of a blue whale Sharks never get sick – as far as it is known, they...

“Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendia was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to...

If you’ve loved watching David Attenborough’s natural history series’ such as ‘Life of Birds’, ‘Life in Cold Blood’ and ‘Planet Earth’, or if you...