Indian-American Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri has been selected for the prestigious 2014 National Humanities Medal which would be presented to her by US President Barack Obama next week.
Hungarian author wins Man Booker prize, edges out Amitav Ghosh
Hungarian author Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won Britain's prestigious Man Booker International prize for his achievement in fiction as he edged out India's Amitav Ghosh and eight others to bag the top literary award.
William Shakespeare's real face appears in botany book
A 400-year-old botany book contains what could be the only known portrait of English poet and playwright William Shakespeare made in his lifetime, an academic expert said on Tuesday.
Show is show, books are books: JRR Martin on 'Game of Thrones'
George R R Martin said the response to the brutal "Game of Thrones" episode was not unanticipated but told fans to accept the fact that show will be different from his books.
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Sonam Kapoor unveils Vikas Khanna's book at Cannes
Actress Sonam Kapoor launched Michelin star chef Vikas Khanna’s book titled ‘Utsav - A culinary epic of Indian festivals’ here.
London gets a taste of Zee Jaipur Lit Fest
London got a taste of the Jaipur Literary Festival as South Asia’s largest literary event showcased some of its programmes at Queen Elizabeth Hall on Thames river as part of Alchemy 2015.
Bruce Jenner's ex wife writing tell-all book?
Reality TV star Bruce Jenner's ex wife Linda Thomspon is reportedly writing a tell-all book to share her side of the story after he confirmed he is transgender.
'The Brown Sahebs': An interesting take on India's colonial legacy
American movies and literature are iconoclastic. Hollywood loves to make movies in which the US president gets hijacked ("Air Force One"), or the White House is under siege ("White House Down").
Lena Dunham buys Kim Kardashian's selfie book
Actress Lena Dunham is a proud owner of Kim Kardashian's 400-page selfie book "Selfish".
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.