`Agents of SHIELD` to get comic book series

`Agents of SHIELD` to get comic book series

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 09:49

Marvel`s Agents of SHIELD will have its own ongoing comic book series.

Tell real-life tale with happy end, get published

Tell real-life tale with happy end, get published

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 08:23

If you have a real-life story that warms the heart and inspires people, then participate in a story contest and win a chance to meet a celebrated author.

Wherever I may roam - Travelling in literature

Wherever I may roam - Travelling in literature

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 21:10

What drives people to leave the comforts of their home and familiar surroundings to explore other lands near and far? Can we ascribe it to the human fascination to visit new places, see how other people live, or obtain fresh experiences? Or are they simply echoing life, which itself is a journey in time and space?

British-Indian author longlisted for Man Booker Prize

British-Indian author longlisted for Man Booker Prize

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 17:36

A novel written by a British Indian author has made it to the first long list of the coveted Man Booker Prize for fiction for this year.

First issue of Superman`s comic book to be auctioned

First issue of Superman`s comic book to be auctioned

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 15:22

The original copy of Superman`s 76-year-old first comic `Action Comics` is set to be auctioned.

DC Comics celebrates Batman Day

DC Comics celebrates Batman Day

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 21:15

US publisher DC Comics Wednesday celebrated "Batman Day" with a free special edition, coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the dark knight`s first appearance. A special issue of "Detective Comic #27", updated by Chip Kidd and Brad Melzer, would be handed free to Batman fans in specialised stores and bookshops across the world, the publishing firm said on its website.

`Little Big Man` author Thomas Berger dead

`Little Big Man` author Thomas Berger dead

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 19:10

Author Thomas Berger, best known for his book "Little Big Man", is dead. He was 89.

Kris Jenner to release cookbook

Kris Jenner to release cookbook

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 11:41

Reality TV star Kris Jenner is all set to release her own cookbook `In The Kitchen With Kris: A Kollection of Kardashian-Jenner Family Favorites` in October.

Brooke Shields to tell-all on mother in book

Brooke Shields to tell-all on mother in book

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 09:56

Actress Brooke Shields is dishing details from an upcoming as-yet-untitled book about her relationship with her mother Teri.

Pakistani author documents Hindu temples in her country

Pakistani author documents Hindu temples in her country

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 09:17

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 call for revolution, and romance: The poetry of Faiz

A call for revolution, and romance: The poetry of Faiz

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 09:07

Is there any common ground between revolution and romance, as expressed in poetry and music?

Chetan Bhagat`s next novel about rural boy, urban girl love story

Chetan Bhagat`s next novel about rural boy, urban girl love story

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 16:51

Celebrated author Chetan Bagat says his next book is quite challenging, as it is a love story of a rural boy and an urban girl. His new novella will hit the stands in October.

JK Rowling plans more crime thrillers

JK Rowling plans more crime thrillers

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 14:58

Author JK Rowling has revealed plans to pen many more crime thrillers and create `a series` that will run for longer than her hugely successful seven Harry Potter books.