Books and Authors - Current Affairs for February, 2016

Books and Authors Current Affairs for February, 2016

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▼ Book on Sepp Blatter’s life in FIFA to be published   [02-24-16]

Sepp Blatter’s much awaited book about life at FIFA will be published soon, according to Swiss publications Werd and Weber. “Sepp Blatter: Mission Football” will cost USD 49 and be available from February 2016. It is a photograph led book with stories about his 4 decades as FIFA including presidency in 1998. The 300-page, hardcover book was written by his spokesman, Thomas Renggli.

▼ Shri Arun Jaitley, I&B Union Minister releases yearbooks on India Reference Book   [02-19-16]

I&B ministry released print and digital versions of Indian reference books/year books India 2016 and Bharat 2016 marking a paradigm shift whereby digital versions of the book will be 25% cheaper than print versions. Ministry also launched online subscription and payment service of well know journals of the Publication Division and Employment news through Bharat Kosh, which is the Ministry of Finance’s non tax receipt portal. The year books will also be available along with 49 other titles at Flipkart.

▼ Sachin Tendulkar’s autobiography "Playing It My Way" enters Limca Book of Records   [02-19-16]

Sachin Tendulkar’s autobiography Playing It My Way has entered the Limca Book of Records for being the bestselling adult hardback in function as well as non fiction categories with 150289 copies confirmed on order subscriptions. Book published by Hachette India in 2014 broke pre order and life time sales records of well known adult hardbacks such as Dan Brown's Inferno, Walter Issacson's Steve Jobs and JK Rowling's Casual Vacancy. The autobiography has been cowritten by Boria Majumdar and Sachin Tendulkar.