The eagerly-awaited sequel to Stieg Larsson`s best-selling Millennium crime trilogy went on sale on Thursday in 25 countries, with a Stockholm bookstore opening at midnight to sell the first copies.
Naseeruddin may pen tell-all on Bollywood
After his memoir "And Then One Day", which has been very well-received by the critics and public alike, veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah is now all set to do an encore -- this time an unflinchingly honest expose of people in the film industry.
A mother's dilemma, a virtual world, Nepal
The nightmare of being the mother of a 27-year-old, looking at a relationship through the lens of virtual reality and a journey through Nepal are some of the hand-picked gems IANS is treating its r
Indian poet-diplomat new director of London's Nehru Centre
Poet-diplomat Abhay K. has been appointed the new director of the Nehru Centre, London.
JK Rowling mocks 'Harry Potter' fan
‘Harry Potter’ author J.K. Rowling gave a withering response to a fan who couldn't see how Albus Dumbledore was gay.
Amitav Ghosh among 10 finalists for International Booker prize
Amitav Ghosh today emerged as the only Indian author among 10 finalists for this year's Man Booker International Prize for his contribution to the English language writing.
Indian-origin author attacked for praising Salman Rushdie
An Indian-origin author in South Africa has paid the price for praising controversial writer Salman Rushdie.
Author Swati Tiwari gets award for book on gas tragedy victims
Noted Hindi writer Dr Swati Tiwari has received the 'National Ladli Media and Advertising Award for Gender Sensitivity' for her book on the lives of widows of the Bhopal gas tragedy.
American author of "Family Life" Sharma wins Folio prize
It took him 13 years to write and publish it, but Indian-born U.S. author Akhil Sharma won the second annual Folio literary prize and 40,000 pounds on Monday for his novel "Family Life".
Feel very safe on censorship issues in India: Jeffrey Archer
No alien to controversies, British author Jeffrey Archer says he's not a provocative writer and "feels very safe" in India when it comes to censorship issues.
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.