UR Ananthamurthy: Titan of Kannada literature trancends to heaven

UR Ananthamurthy: Titan of Kannada literature trancends to heaven

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 20:43

Udupi Rajagopalacharya Ananthamurthy-one of India`s best known writers and thinkers went silent today.

Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy passes away

Kannada writer UR Ananthamurthy passes away

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 19:02

Renowned Kannada writer and Jnanpith awardee UR Ananthamurthy passed away on Friday at the age of 82.

Kendra Sahitya Academy Awards announced

Kendra Sahitya Academy Awards announced

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 15:20

The prestigious Kendra Sahitya Academy Awards were announced in Guwahati today.

Jennifer Lopez to release first book on November 8

Jennifer Lopez to release first book on November 8

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 14:58

Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez has revealed that her first book will be hitting stores on November 4.

Lindsay Lohan plans to write `Harry Potter` like memoir trilogy

Lindsay Lohan plans to write `Harry Potter` like memoir trilogy

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 19:30

Lindsay Lohan has revealed that she will be writing her memoir which will be like a Harry Potter trilogy .

Malala Yousafzai launches children’s edition of ‘I Am Malala’

Malala Yousafzai launches children’s edition of ‘I Am Malala’

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 12:18

Malala Yousafzai has reportedly launched a new edition of her best-selling memoir ‘I Am Malala’, to help young readers understand her book.

`OITNB`s real-life Alex Vause to publish memoir

`OITNB`s real-life Alex Vause to publish memoir

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 09:06

The woman who inspired TV series `Orange Is The New Black` character Alex Vause will publish a memoir recounting her time in prison.

JK Rowling pens new biography of `Harry Potter` character

JK Rowling pens new biography of `Harry Potter` character

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 07:55

Celebrated author J.K. Rowling has written a biography of the lesser-known ‘Harry Potter’ character, Celestina Warbeck, on a fan site.

Salman Rushdie gets Denmark`s top literature award

Salman Rushdie gets Denmark`s top literature award

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 11:33

Indian-born British author Salman Rushdie received Sunday a literary award named after Denmark`s famous poet and fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen.

`Rang De Basanti` deserved to be a book: Rakeysh Mehra

`Rang De Basanti` deserved to be a book: Rakeysh Mehra

Last Updated: Friday, August 15, 2014, 17:35

Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, who has brought out a book about his personal journey while making `Rang De Basanti` eight years after its release, feels the national impact of the cult film compelled him to write about it.

The Indian connection in Jerusalem through the centuries

The Indian connection in Jerusalem through the centuries

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 21:03

For close to a century, many generations of an Indian family have been looking after the Indian Hospice, a symbol of India`s heritage, in the old city of Jerusalem. This existence intrigued Indian diplomat-writer Navtej Sarna, who has chronicled its story in a fascinating new book.

`Frozen` gets sequel in book series

`Frozen` gets sequel in book series

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 13:03

Random House announced that it is publishing a `Frozen` chapter-book series that will continue the story from the 2013 hit Disney movie, which has grossed more than USD 1 billion at the box office.

Kim Kardashian to publish book of selfies

Kim Kardashian to publish book of selfies

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 11:11

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is set to publish a photography book compiled entirely from her selfie collection.