An unusual manga comic based on the amorous experiences of some microorganisms, created by a former scientist who specialised in microbiology and fermentation, has become a hit among Japanese readers.
Two books on erotic Sanskrit literature now in English
Stories of love and longing from ancient Sanskrit literature, lesser known among modern readers have been rendered into English by retired diplomat and Haksar, acclaimed for his translation of the Kama Sutra.
Another book by Wendy Doniger under attack
Another book on Hinduism by American indologist Wendy Doniger has come under attack from the same Delhi-based group which had compelled the publishers of an earlier work by her to withdraw the title.
Amitabh Bachchan attends `Meri Beti Meri Shakti` book launch
Amitabh Bachchan was spotted at the book launch of ` Meri Beti Meri Shakti`.
Big B launches journalist Priyanka Jha`s `Supertraits of Superstars` book
Amitabh Bachchan recently launched journalist Priyanka Sinha Jha `s debut book ` Supertraits of Superstars` in Mumbai.
Amitabh Bachchan unveils Priyanka Jha`s debut book
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, 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
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
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.
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.