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New book about Mandela unveiled in South Africa
New book about Mandela unveiled in South...

New book about Mandela unveiled in South Africa

Johannesburg – A new book detailing the anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela’s life was released here Tuesday. “His spirit is very, very strong, even if Mandela is sick on his bed,” said Mandela’s daughter Makaziwe Mandela while addressing the Mandela opus launching... read more »

Taj Literature Festival in Agra from Dec 12
Taj Literature Festival in Agra from Dec...

Taj Literature Festival in Agra from Dec 12

New Delhi – The second edition of the Taj Literature Fe! stival will be held in Agra Dec 12-14. The three-day extravaganza aims to reach out to the literati of Agra and Kanpur, the organisers said. The festival will host talk sessions by celebrated personalities on a wide spectrum of subjects... read more »

Mohsin Hamid, Cyrus Mistry shortlisted for literature prize
Mohsin Hamid, Cyrus Mistry shortlisted f...

Mohsin Hamid, Cyrus Mistry shortlisted for literature prize

New Delhi – Cyrus Mistry’s ‘Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer’, Mohsin Hamid’s ‘How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia’ and Nayomi Munaweera’s ‘Island of a Thousand Mirrors’ have been shortlisted for the DSC South Asian Literature Prize... read more »

K.P.S. Gill: Larger than life
K.P.S. Gill: Larger than life

K.P.S. Gill: Larger than life

By Rahul Dass Book: “KPS Gill: The Paramount Cop”; Author: Rahul Chandan; Publisher: Maple Press; Pages:244; Price: Rs.295. K.P.S. Gill, the supercop who crushed terrorism in! Punjab, gives a clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial... read more »

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Sachin's Bharat Ratna gladdens and saddens, say Phalke kin

Sachin’s Bharat Ratna gladdens and saddens, say Phalke kin

By Quaid Najmi Mumbai – Descendents of Dadasaheb Phalke, the ‘Father of Indian Cinema’, were thrilled when master blaster Sachin Tendulkar was named for Bharat Ratna two... read more »

Nobel laureate author Doris Lessing dies at 94

Nobel laureate author Doris Lessing dies at 94

London – British Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing died Sunday here at her home. She was 94. She “passed away peacefully at her London home in the early hours of this... read more »

Lifetime achievement award for Khuswant Singh

Lifetime achievement award for Khuswant Singh

Mumbai – Renowned Indian writer Khushwant Singh was Friday awarded a lifetime achievement award at the Mumbai LitFest 2013 here. The award was received by his close friends Trilochan... read more »

Sand sculpture marks Tagore's Nobel Prize centenary

Sand sculpture marks Tagore’s Nobel Prize centenary

Bhubaneswar – The embassy of Sweden marked the centenary of Rabindranath Tagore’s Nobel Prize in literature by unveiling a sand sculpture of him in Odisha, the embassy said... read more »

Decoding mysteries with international authors

Decoding mysteries with international authors

They are the best-selling international authors whose mystery novels have been gripping enough to make you couch potatoes. This week IANS bookshelf is stacked with these fictional tales. 1. Book:... read more »