A copy of the first edition of “One Hundred Years of Solitude”, with a dedication by its Nobel prize-winning writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, was stolen from the Macondo pavilion at the International Book Fair in Colombia's capital Bogota, the event's organisers confirmed.
Adil Jussawalla wins Sahitya Akademi Award 2014
Poet and critic Adil Jussawall's "Trying to Say Goodbye" is among eight books of poetry conferred the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award 2014, it was announced here Friday.
'Malgudi Schooldays' in illustrated re-edition
Author R K Narayan's widely-loved masterpiece containing classic stories about the escapades of schooboy Swami and his friends, is now out in an illustrated re-edition.
Pak-born poet awarded Britain's Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry
Pakistan-born British poet Imtiaz Dharker, whose works include 'The Terrorist at my Table' and 'Over the Moon', has been awarded the prestigious Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in recognition of her lifetime's contribution to poetry.
J K Rowling releases new riddle on Pottermore website
Author J K Rowling has released a new riddle on her 'Harry Potter' publishing website Pottermore which includes Vampires and Professor Slughorn's Christmas party.
Karisma Kapoor launches 'The Way Ahead' book in Mumbai
Karisma Kapoor recently launched author Tamnna C's debut book 'The Way Ahead' -a compilation of universal truth in Mumbai.
Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography to be published in 8 languages
Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography "Playing It My Way", initially published in English, will be printed in eight Indian languages, starting with Marathi, over the next six months, a top official said Wednesday.
Anthony Goldstein was Jew in 'Harry Potter': Rowling
J K Rowling has confirmed that the character of Anthony Goldstein was a Jew following a query from one her her Jewish fans.
JK Rowling regrets killing off `little known` wizard from Potter stories
JK Rowling has revealed that she regrets getting a little known wizard killed off by Voldemort in her best-selling Harry Potter series.
Tamil poet Subramania Bharti remembered
Historians and scholars Saturday recalled the contribution of Tamil poet Subramania Bharti in consolidating national unity and presenting an egalitarian vision for India.
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