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Shashi Tharoor, Ruskin Bond, Soha Ali Khan win big at 16th Crossword Book Award

Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Commonwealth Writers’ Prize winner and prolific author was given the Lifetime Achievement Award, instituted in 2016.

21 Dec 2018 11:53 AM

Debut novel by 70-yr-old grandmum named on shortlist for Costa Book Award

Published by Penguin, Meet Me At The Museum, a 'story of late love and second chances'.

23 Nov 2018 6:50 PM

HarperCollins India, ISF to co-promote Suprita Das’ book on Women's cricket, Free Hit

Aimed at sports fans globally, ISF plans a novel outreach with fans of women’s cricket lovers in India and the UK.

19 Nov 2018 9:13 PM

Book Review: Dr Madhu Vajpayee’s I Owed You One is all about human nature

A bildungsroman of sorts, Dev's emotional journey back home is all about him trying to tie the loose ends of his life.

15 Nov 2018 11:18 AM

5 books you should gift your kids this Children’s Day

Jawaharlal Nehru, who was fondly called Chacha Nehru or simply Chachaji, was known for his love for children.

14 Nov 2018 3:51 PM

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Haruki Murakami working towards creating library of his works

Library will archive his books, drafts of novels, materials he used and his translation work, as well as his massive collection of music.

05 Nov 2018 8:22 AM

Former India cricketer VVS Laxman unveils cover of autobiography, '281 and Beyond'

Westland launched their new imprint, Westland Sport with the unveiling of Laxman’s autobiography that will hit the stores on 19 November.

02 Nov 2018 6:59 PM

Man Booker Prize: Anna Burns becomes first winner from Northern Ireland

This year's shortlist -- whittled down from 13 -- pitted four female writers against two men.

17 Oct 2018 8:40 AM

There is no God: Stephen Hawking's final book reveals his answers to 'big questions'

His book now reveals that according to Hawking, there is no afterlife or supreme being.

16 Oct 2018 2:21 PM

BJP vs Cong: PM Modi, Shashi Tharoor shortlisted for 16th Raymond Crossword Book awards

Names such as Arundhati Roy, Ruskin Bond, Amish Tripathi, Devdutt Pattanaik are in the running for awards under various categories.

03 Oct 2018 8:26 PM

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JK Rowling's The Tales of Beedle the Bard to get illustrated edition

Bloomsbury's illustrated edition with artwork by Chris Riddell, sees eacg taleaccompanied by insightful commentary by Professor Dumbledore.

01 Oct 2018 12:13 PM

Bloomsbury wins rights to novel by Guillermo del Toro and Cornelia Funke

Pan’s Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun will publish on 2 July 2019 in hardback, with illustrations by Allen Williams.

28 Sep 2018 3:26 PM

6 lesser known facts about The Man Booker 2018 shortlisted authors

The names were announced by 2018 Chair of judges, Kwame Anthony Appiah, at a press conference at the offices of Man Group.

22 Sep 2018 1:22 PM

Man Booker reveals 2018 shortlist, Daisy Johnson youngest author ever on list

The other five authors on the list are Anna Burns, Esi Edugyan, Rachel Kushner, Richard Powers and Robin Robertson.

21 Sep 2018 4:06 PM

When Stephen King inspired the writer in Nikhil Pradhan

With publication of debut novel Cold Truth, Pradhan says King helped him "survive as a teenager and thrive as a storyteller".

18 Sep 2018 1:24 PM

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Dysptopia may have bits of philosophy but it is lot more psychological: Manoj Jain

Dystopia deals with different stages person faces in one’s life and how one is affected by childhood episodes and choices in adolescence.

11 Sep 2018 6:49 PM

Watch: Chetan Bhagat's movie-style video for his new book, The Girl in Room 105

The bestselling author recently launched the trailer to his new book that is set to release on October 9.

04 Sep 2018 3:39 PM

Three new Harry Potter books set to release before Christmas

While not written by JK Rowling, they still look like magical offerings that will tickle the collector’s bone in any Harry Potter fanatic.

03 Sep 2018 10:33 AM

Fire rages through Rio museum, 200 years of knowledge ‘lost’

Esteemed National Museum in northern Rio, which houses artefacts from Egypt, Greco-Roman art and some of the first fossils found in Brazil.

03 Sep 2018 9:12 AM

Achievers achieve in spite of problems not in absence of them: Author Shiv Khera

Khera’s new book You Can Achieve More says a person who harbours a positive outlook in life cannot be stopped.

17 Aug 2018 2:42 PM

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