Books


60,000 books for young Australians

A CONCERNING amount of Australian children are not reading at the expected level, but it is not all bad news for our future leaders. The BHP and Books in Homes Australia partnership has been expanded…


Beer appreciation starts with these 6 essential books

New beer books hit shelves every year, and I try to read as many as possible. They run the gamut: deep dives into specific beer styles, historical investigations, technical manuals for exacting homebrewers. If you…



Shoutout to the New Book Club Picking up the Threads

Sulky librarians, squeaking chairs, dusty tables, a maze of shelf-after-shelf of books, not to mention late fee, a bound timeframe and more—thanks to the proliferation of digitisation, all these may soon be a thing of…


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Annie Proulx on the best books to understand climate change

A lone tree stands in a drought-effected paddock in New South Wales, Australia. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters Today we live with non-stop special events of fire, flood, mud slide, rising water, whirling hurricanes, toxic algae blooms,…


Ranveer Singh: The Lion King

Scene 1: Afternoon. Novotel Mumbai, Juhu Beach Ranveer Singh doesn’t walk into a room, he makes an entry. Preferably with a portable speaker in hand. It’s a signature of sorts. On his first meeting with…


Turning the page

What I Read in 2018 – The Harrapan’s Hotlist Vineet Bajpai is the author of Kashi: Secret of the Black Temple as well as the ‘Harappa trilogy’ (the final novel is awaited). SapiensA Brief History…