Belarusian journalist Svetlana Alexievich wins 2015 Nobel Prize in literature because of her keen eye for pain and emotion.
Iran boycotts Frankfurt Book Fair over Rushdie invite
Iran said today it will boycott next week's Frankfurt Book Fair after organisers invited the controversial author Salman Rushdie, whom Iranian scholars said should be killed, as a guest speaker.
Ashok Vajpeyi too returns Sahitya Akademi award
After Uday Prakash and Nayantara Sahgal, Ashok Vajpeyi too decides to return his Sahitya Akademi award
Did Hillary beat up Bill Clinton behind closed doors?
Roger Stone reveals some darker side of Hillary Clinton in his book ‘The Clintons' War on Women’
Lionsgate picks up rights to 'The Kingkiller Chronicle' books
Lionsgate is picking up the rights for Patrick Rothfuss' best-selling fantasy book series "The Kingkiller Chronicle", which the studio plans to develop into movies, a TV series and video games simultaneously.
Banned New Zealand book to hit US shelves
The first book to be banned in New Zealand in more than 20 years -- an award-winning teen novel that includes sex and bullying -- will soon hit the shelves in the US, the media reported on Thursday.
Non-conformity Zindabad! The poetic protesters of Pakistan
With intermittent spells of military rule while civilian governments, when in place, ranged from authoritarian and/or inept, Pakistan's polity has not been very kind towards its people through most
'Family Secrets: The Khan Family Cookbook': Food binds the large Khan family together
Born into a Parsi lineage, Zarine Khan, a model-turned-homemaker and star mother, said food is one of the few things that brings the large Khan family together.
Gut feeling: Have probiotics for improving brain functions
Next time you gulp down yogurt or a fermented milk drink, remember that millions of 'good' bacteria will pass through your digestive tract to reach the colon not only making your gut strong, they w
'Independence Day: Resurgence' to get comic book prequel
A new book series, prequel to the upcoming film "Independence Day: Resurgence", will be released by Titan Comics.
A former model, journo and editor of some of the most revered celebrity and gossip magazines, Shobha De is a prominent author and high-flying socialite (just like many of the leading female characters in her books). Erotic, provocative and sometimes even thought provoking, Shobha De’s writing style is signature, fierce and individualistic and is not restricted to the bounds of literary decorum and norms.