Bengali classic "Deshe Bideshe," which provides an insight into Afghanistan's history and politics has now been published in a new English translation titled "In a Land Far from Home."
Rare 15th century books donated to Australian library
A collection of rare books dating back to the 15th century was donated to the State Library of Victoria, Australia.
Delhi Literature Festival begins on Friday
The third edition of the Delhi Literature Festival, which will begin here on April 17, will see discussions on books, authors and anything related to literature, the organisers said on Thursday.
Taslima Nasreen gets her Facebook page back, thanks supporters
Controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen, whose Facebook account was disabled after her posts were reported by Islamic fundamentalists, has been restored.
German Nobel laureate Guenter Grass dies at 87
German novelist Guenter Grass, the Nobel Prize-winning author of "The Tin Drum", an epic treatment of the Nazi era, died on Monday at the age of 87, his publishers said.
Maverick freedom fighter and poet of romance
Disproving Percy Bysshe Shelley's description of poets as "unacknowledged legislators of the world", he combined his illustrious poetic career with membership of the Constituent Assembly that draft
Never say never: JK Rowling on 'Harry Potter 8' book
Celebrated author JK Rowling says there is always a possibility of another "Harry Potter" book.
Pakistani novel acquired for Bollywood adaptation
Pakistani novel "Karachi, You're Killing Me!" has been acquired for the big screen adaptation by an Indian production company.
Literary meet to explore challenges, trends in Nepali literature
Issues like challenges in popularising Nepali literature globally, its trends, and its readership in India and South Asia will be discussed at the second Nepali literary symposium beginning here on Saturday.
Would like to pen book on film industry: Karan Johar
Director-producer Karan Johar says the stories that happen behind the scenes are far more interesting than movies and he would love to narrate them some day in a book.
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.