Astrophysicist Jayant V. Narlikar was Friday conferred the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award for his autobiography.
Seeking love, law and gossip
From an insider's view of the world to cinema to seeking gender sensitisation of the judiciary, going through the feeling of homelessness and seeking love in personal life, the IANS bookshelf this
'Orphan Black' comic arrives in February
IDW Publishing's 'Orphan Black' comic will debut in February. Series writers John Fawcett and Graeme Manson will team with Jody Houser on the comic, reported Digital Spy.
Indian-origin writer finalists for US literary award
An Indian-origin writer is among the finalists for one of the most prestigious US literary award for his non-fiction book set in war-torn Afghanistan.
Book explores works of women novelists in India
The development in the subject, technique and theme represented in the novels of women storytellers spread across 150 years in India is the subject of a new book.
Neel Mukherjee shortlisted for Costa Book Award
British-Indian author Neel Mukherjee's family drama "The Lives of Others" has been shortlisted for the prestigious Costa Book Award, publishers announced Wednesday.
Christopher Nolan writes 'Interstellar' prequel for comic
Filmmaker Christopher Nolan has created an 'Interstellar' comic strip to help film fans who loved the outer-space blockbuster.
India's first crime writers festival soon
Come January next year and India would be hosting the inaugural edition of the Crime Writers Festival, organisers said Saturday.
'Guardians of the Galaxy' gets comic adaptation
Marvel Comics has announced a new comic based on its upcoming 'Guardians of the Galaxy' animation.
Aaron Sorkin adapting gambling memoir 'Molly's Game'
Academy award-winning writer Aaron Sorkin has signed on to adapt gambling memoir 'Molly's Game'.
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.