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.
A twilight, amoral world: Some Cold War spy fiction
Think espionage and the first image flashing in your mind will be of a suave, smartly-clad "secret agent" pulling off the most complex mission single-handed.
Scarlett Johansson wins book defamation lawsuit
Actress Scarlett Johansson will be paid compensation worth 1980 pounds by an author for `hurtful` depiction of a character, based on the star, in his novel.
Coffee table book on President to be released
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will receive the first copy of a coffee table book, First Citizen: Pranab Mukherjee in Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday, an official release said Tuesday.
A Civil War Trilogy: Resurrecting heroes, rescuing reputations
So many people accomplish heroic deeds but only a handful persist in public consciousness for any appreciable level of time before getting forgotten.
Hinduism pundits or Hindu baiters?
This book is a compilation of the Hindu anger that followed questionable scholarship on Hinduism studies in the US, primarily by those linked to the powerful American Academy of Religion.
Poland`s Wroclaw city named 2016 World Book Capital
Poland`s Wroclaw city will be the World Book Capital (WBC) for 2016 in recognition of its promoting the publishing and bookselling industries, Unesco said Thursday.
Entries invited for Shakti Bhatt First Book prize
The Shakti Bhatt Foundation has invited entries for the 2014 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize, the organisers said Wednesday.
Must read books to get over a break-up
Grab a book to mend a broken heart. Try ‘The Breakup Bible’ or ‘The Power of Now’ if you`ve faced a rough patch in your love life.
Kristen Stewart threatened to sue Joan Rivers over new book
Joan Rivers has claimed that Kristen Stewart threatened to sue her for suggesting that the young actress got movie roles by having affairs with her directors in her new book.
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.