British crime fiction writer Ruth Rendell, author of more than 60 bestselling thrillers, died on Saturday in London, her publisher, Penguin Random House, said. She was 85.
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.
Indian-American author's novel among NYT's 10 best books of 2014
Delhi born Indian-American author Akhil Sharma's second novel ‘Family Life’ has been selected by The New York Times Book Review as one of the ten Best Books of 2014.
President's book 'The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years' has quiet online launch
President Pranab Mukherjee's book, caught pre-publication in a marketing controversy because its publishers signed an exclusive deal with an online retailer, had a quiet launch Thursday, the president's 79th birthday.
'Doctor Who' spin-off novels to launch in 2015
A new series of 'Doctor Who' spin-off novels featuring the character of Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart have been announced.
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.