Amitabh Bachchan unveils Priyanka Jha`s debut book

Amitabh Bachchan unveils Priyanka Jha`s debut book

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 08:03

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan Tuesday unveiled film journalist Priyanka Sinha Jha`s debut book – ‘Supertraits of Superstars’.

Penguin India urged to approach higher court

Penguin India urged to approach higher court

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 08:13

Penguin India, which recently withdrew American author Wendy Doniger`s book on Hinduism, has been urged to approach higher courts to establish a strong precedent of upholding freedom of expression.

Sharjah book fair participates in New Delhi book fair

Sharjah book fair participates in New Delhi book fair

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 21:22

The Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is participating in the 21st edition of the New Delhi World Book Fair

Book offers peep into Suchitra Sen`s life

Book offers peep into Suchitra Sen`s life

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 15:59

A new book on the late Bengali cinema icon Suchitra Sen offers a peep into the life of the elusive actress through rare photographs, replica of posters and insights offered by renowned filmmakers.

J. K. Rowling pens second crime novel under pseudonym

J. K. Rowling pens second crime novel under pseudonym

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 13:49

JK Rowling, celebrated British author of the popular Harry Potter series, has penned her second crime novel under a pseudonym to be published in June.

E-books provide opportunity to diversify industry: Publishers

E-books provide opportunity to diversify industry: Publishers

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 23:07

With major publishing giants making available books and content online, industry stalwarts say they do not see E-books as a threat but as an opportunity to diversify the traditional publishing industry.

Authors, writers` groups denounce withdrawal of Doniger book

Authors, writers` groups denounce withdrawal of Doniger book

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 15:37

Denouncing Penguin`s decision to withdraw US scholar Wendy Doniger`s book, authors and activists today said it is a campaign to drown all questioning voices and prepare the ground for a chauvinistic and communal presentation of history and culture.

Literati disappointed with Penguin`s book withdrawal

Literati disappointed with Penguin`s book withdrawal

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 16:56

Expressing unhappiness over Penguin India`s decision to withdraw US Indologist Wendy Doniger`s book "The Hindu: An Alternative History" from the Indian market, the literati circuit Wednesday said such decisions encourage "self censorship" and undermine freedom of expression.

Penguin to withdraw Wendy Doniger`s controversial book on Hindus

Penguin to withdraw Wendy Doniger`s controversial book on Hindus

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 08:35

Penguin Books India has decided to withdraw copies of US Indologist Wendy Doniger`s book ‘The Hindus: An Alternative History’ following a court-backed settlement with a Delhi-based voluntary group which had objected to several "inaccuracies and biases" in it.

Comic books open window to literature: Tharoor

Comic books open window to literature: Tharoor

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 19:57

Comic books are usually sneered at but they help in understanding a subject easily because of graphics and pictorial representation, Minister of State for HRD Shashi Tharoor said Friday.

Vyas Samman for Vishwanath Tripathi

Vyas Samman for Vishwanath Tripathi

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 20:07

Eminent Hindi writer Vishwanath Tripathi been selected for the prestigious Vyas Samman for the year 2013.

Charlie Chaplin`s only novella `Footlights` published after 66 years

Charlie Chaplin`s only novella `Footlights` published after 66 years

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 14:43

Charlie Chaplin`s only known novella has finally been published 66 years after it was written.