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AA EDIT | Farewell Milan Kundera

An author, once quoted by a journalist, is no longer master of his word

14 Jul 2023 12:00 AM

Its never too early or too late to be a writer - Pallavi Kodan

Kodan's love for books used to come out in her subject and she used to take storytelling sessions back then

07 Mar 2021 8:45 PM

Meet the engineer who is into constructing poems, telling stories and winning hearts

A civil engineer turned storyteller, Sabarna Roy shows his profound understanding of dualism of human life

22 Sep 2020 6:04 PM

‘Shame is sealed as a new value’: Outrage over Nobel for Peter Handke

Emir Suljagic, a survivor of the massacre of more than 8,000 Muslim males from Srebrenica by Serbs, echoed him.

11 Oct 2019 11:17 AM

Renowned author, playwright Kiran Nagarkar passes away at 77 in Mumbai

Nagarkar, who was born in Mumbai in 1942, published his first novel, 'Saat Sakkam Trechalis', in Marathi in 1974 at the age of 32.

06 Sep 2019 8:23 AM


Eminent author Sankar takes over as new Sheriff of Kolkata

Sankar’s first book around Law Court began shortly after Barwell’s demise in 1953 following a heart attack in Madras while arguing a case.

04 Jul 2019 5:11 PM

Jiggs Kalra, the ‘Czar of Indian cuisine’, no more

Jiggs Kalra, the man who took Indian cuisine to a global stage, passed away at 72.

04 Jun 2019 4:56 PM

It was important that someone bell the cat - I became the bell; and I become the cat

Laughter is said to be the best elixir and the book is a satire on architecture and building industry.

19 Jan 2019 12:02 PM

Veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar dies at 95

Widely respected for his columns and reportage, Kuldip Nayar by his wife and two sons.

23 Aug 2018 9:44 AM

Authors share more about their favourite reads on Book Lovers Day

For book lovers, manuscripts act as a much needed source of escape from the monotony of daily life.

09 Aug 2018 3:26 PM


Happy birthday Ruskin Bond! As author turns 84, he urges kids to read more

He spent time at his favourite bookstore with fans and cut cake which had book jacket image of latest work "Ranji and the Music Maker".

19 May 2018 9:49 PM

Woman paralysed from neck down writes book using eyes

Mia Austin, 29, was just 21 years old when a stroke left her trapped in her own body, unable to speak.

27 Apr 2018 1:38 PM

Pretty Vile Girl is desi, racy and pacey, says debut author Rickie Khosla

Author shares more about his book and reveals why is it a juicy Indian thriller with elements of Bollywood, politics and a hot damsel.

09 Apr 2018 9:10 PM

A bit of science, innovation and a lot of story telling

A bit of science, innovation and a lot of story telling

16 Mar 2018 9:28 PM

Literateur Prafulla Das passes away

Das was a bachelor and was suffering from old age related ailments.

03 Mar 2018 8:36 PM


British author Penny Vincenzi passes away

Vincenzi was dubbed the doyenne of the modern blockbuster.

28 Feb 2018 2:34 PM

J K Rowling shares insights into her writing style

On being asked if she creates a visual plan for her novels, she replied that she definitely do so in a table form.

31 Jan 2018 7:40 PM

Google Doodle marks Virginia Woolf's birthday

Woolf's unique literary style established her as one of modern feminism's most influential voices.

25 Jan 2018 8:37 AM

Ursula K Le Guin, legendary sci fi and fantasy author dies

Le Guin is best remembered for global bestselling "Earthsea" series.

24 Jan 2018 2:13 PM

Author Ruskin Bond gets Lifetime Achievement Award from Chandigarh Literary Society

The author's advice was "since parents are taking care of you and make you study in good schools, just take care of them when you grow up."

27 Nov 2017 3:50 PM