Pakistani author Reema Abbasi will launch here July 23 her new book `Historic Temples in Pakistan - A Call to Conscience` documenting Hindu shrines, and pilgrimage sites in Pakistan through 400 photographs.
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.
John Buchan, a British novelist, started his career in law, then immediately moved on to politics and later became Governor General Of Canada. A spy thriller, ‘The Thirty-nine Steps’ written just before the outbreak of World War I, was considered his best novel.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
- Jane Austen
Actors have a power that many might envy - the power of essaying varied, even atypical characters and then returning to their normal lives.
Over half a million Indians were taken to the Caribbean colonies to work on the sugarcane plantations; a little more than a third of them were women.
It was at age 60 that C. Balagopal decided to unwrap memories and rely on old notes and diaries to put together this fascinating book on what he saw - and did - as a young IAS officer during his first posting in Manipur.
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