PTI, Monday, 21st July 2014
Author JK Rowling has revealed plans to pen many more crime thrillers and create 'a series' that will run for longer than her hugely successful seven Harry Potter books.
Nelle Harper Lee, the reclusive author of beloved classic 'To Kill A Mockingbird', has slammed a new biography on her life as unauthorised. ... Read More >>
New Delh: The global financial crisis of 2007-08, the consequences of the "war on terror" and racial and religious politics in the West in the last decade form the crux of a novel by a Bangladesh-born writer, who worked as an investment banker on Wall Street. Britain-based Zia Haider Rahman's debu... Read More >>
Singapore: A new book, authored by an Indian- origin curator of a museum here attempts to delve into the meaning of sculptural motifs of 'celestial women' in Indian temples, seeing them as more than aesthetic appendages decorating its walls. ... Read More >>
New Delhi: A collection of Urdu short stories which was banned in 1933 after it created a firestorm of public outrage for its bold attack on conservative Islam and British colonialism is now available in English. Young writers Sajjad Zaheer, Ahmed Ali, Rashid Jahan and Mahmud-uz-Zafar, all eager t... Read More >>
New Delhi: The long-extinct giant, flightless elephant bird, once a common sight on the Madagascar island, comes alive in a book that introduces children to a world of mystery. "The Elephant Bird" by wildlife activist Arefa Tehsin is a about a young and brave girl Munia in a village called Adhania... Read More >>
New Delhi: Socialite Bina Ramani's life might have been a roller coaster ride from being a fashion designer, a restaurateur and even an entrepreneur to being a witness in the Jessica Lal murder case, but the only regret she has is of not marrying actor Shammi Kapoor, whom she claims to have had a t... Read More >>