Bollywood meets literature: Sanjana Thakur’s ‘Aishwarya Rai’ charms the Commonwealth

Indian writer Sanjana Thakur has been announced as the overall winner of the 2024 Commonwealth Short Story Prize, a prestigious global literature award. The 26-year-old from Mumbai triumphed over 7,359 entrants worldwide to claim the £5,000...

“Hindu Astrology: Myths, symbols, and realities” by Dr Anthony P Stone

In "Hindu Astrology," author and Oxford mathematician Dr A P Stone embarks on a fascinating journey into the depths of this ancient and enigmatic practice. With meticulous research and a profound understanding of Sanskrit, Dr Stone delves into...

"The Inheritance of Loss" by Kiran Desai is set in Kalimpong, India, during the 1980s. The story follows different characters whose lives are shaped by historical and political events.

Hachette network for Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) employees Thrive launched the fiction development programme in partnership with David Higham Associates, The Future Bookshelf, Spread the Word and Hachette UK’s adult trade divisions.

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