Keeping children riveted to a book is not an easy task and requires responsibility and sensitivity, legendary author Ruskin Bond, who at 81 has more than 150 titles to his credit, says. The popular storyteller is also gratified by the fact that children’s literature has grown impressively and is now taken seriously by publishers.
'Map Of Life' predicts extraterrestrial life
Extraterrestrials resembling humans should have evolved on other Earth-like planets, a study on convergent evolution says.
Farthest Field: Story of forgotten Indians in World War II
Growing up in his grandmother's home in Chennai, the faded silver framed photographs of three unknown men hanging on the wall never really piqued journalist Raghu Karnad's interest.
Pak's renowned Urdu novelist Abdullah Hussain dead
Eminent Pakistani Urdu novelist Abdullah Hussain who authored the bestseller and critically- acclaimed 'Udas Naslain' passed away here.
My granddaughter has started writing: Javed Akhtar
Noted writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar has revealed that his granddaughter is continuing the family tradition by taking to writing.
Anu Aggarwal's memoir to come out next month
Actress Anu Aggarwal on Wednesday announced that her autobiography book ‘Anusual- Memoir of a Girl who Came Back from the Dead’ will be out next month.
'Fifty Shades of Grey' author pens new romantic novel
"Fifty Shades of Grey" author EL James has revealed she has written a new romantic novel and is halfway through writing another.
EL James made 10 million pounds profit from '50 Shades' trilogy
The best-selling book 'Fifty Shades of Grey' author EL James raked in almost 20 million pounds in 2014, with a profit of 9.8 million pounds.
Sanskrit a world view, not just language: Sushma Swaraj
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said Sanskrit is not a mere language but a world view.
MJ's biography Magic and the Madness now available in 'Marathi'
If you are Maharashtrian fans of late Michael Jackson, then this news might make your day, as now you will be able read the King of Pop's biography Michael Jackson: The Magic and the Madness by J. Randy Taraborrelli, in Marathi.
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.