Never despair and keep at it: Ruskin Bond

What more can one ask for when you get to spend a Monday evening, hearing one of the finest minds in literature - the elusive, but warm Ruskin Bond! An inspirational evening that I am sure to remember for a lifetime.

Priya Parmar's novel among NYT's 100 notable books of 2015

Indian-origin author Priya Parmar's historical novel "Vanessa and Her Sister", has been included in the New York Times' 100 Notable Books of 2015.

Texas judge orders $10 million set aside for ''Fifty Shades'' settlement

An Australian woman who helped publish "Fifty Shades of Grey" was ordered by a Fort Worth judge on Wednesday to set aside $10 million for a Texas woman a jury said was defrauded out of her share of the royalty rights for the steamy best-selling novel.

Ayn Rand's novel 'Ideal', she adapted for stage, now in print

 Author and philosopher Ayn Rand's novel "Ideal", a thriller set in Los Angeles during the golden age of Hollywood, is now in print for the first time in over 70 years.

Ellen DeGeneres to produce film based on Naomi Novik's novel

Ellen DeGeneres to produce film based on Naomi Novik's novel

 Comedienne Ellen DeGeneres will produce a film adaptation of author Naomi Novik's new fantasy novel "Uprooted", which is centred around a young woman.

First edition of JRR Tolkien's 'Hobbit' sold for 137K pounds

A first edition of JRR Tolkien's 1937 novel ' The Hobbit' has fetched 137,000 pounds at a Londonauction.

Will Aishwarya replace Kangana in Sujoy Ghosh's film?

Will Aishwarya replace Kangana in Sujoy Ghosh's film?

Green-eyed beauty Aishwarya Rai Bachchan made heads turn this year with her super classy Cannes 2015 appearance. The actress, who has been getting a lot of rave reviews for her sartorial picks at the French Riviera this time, also reportedly dropped a hint about her upcoming project while heading back home.

Delhi boy writes novel at the age of 10

Meet Delhi boy Ishaan Arora who had written a novel at the young age of 10.

Novel gel treated acute migraine in human trials

 Human trials involving moderate and severe migraine sufferers has shown positive results for treating acute migraine by applying a novel gel on the affected area.

Frederick Forsyth's 'novel' career in international intrigue

If you want to know how to attempt the assassination of a statesman, track a Nazi war criminal, organise a coup in Africa (or avert one in Russia), get a false passport, blow up a safe or assemble a bomb (conventional or nuclear), then this author will be to your taste.

Johnny Depp to re-publish cult classic novel

Hollywood star Johnny Depp is planning to re-publish classic cult novel, 'Narcisa: Our Lady of Ashes'.

Will soon write a novel on women: Chetan Bhagat

Author Chetan Bhagat Saturday said that he will soon pen a novel which would centre around women as he feels that they have not been able to get the pride of the place they deserve.

Watch : Shah Rukh Khan's animated avatar in graphic novel `Atharva- The Origin`

King of romance Shah Rukh Khan will be seen in a brand new avatar!

Romance novelist Nicholas Sparks, wife break up

 Romance novelist Nicholas Sparks, whose bestsellers about ever-lasting love have been spun into a series of popular Hollywood films, is breaking up with his wife of 25 years.

Vikram Bhatt's scripts to turn into novel

Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt’s three scripts, including forthcoming “Khamoshiyan”, will now be available in a novel form.

Anthony Horowitz revives James Bond's adventures in a novel

The adventures of Her Majesty's Secret Agent 007 will continue into the 21st century through the pen of writer Anthony Horowitz, who has been authorised to write a new James Bond thriller known as "Project One."

Love story, fantasy will influence me to write novel: Digangana Suryavanshi

At 17, Digangana Suryavanshi, seen in the title role in TV show 'Ek Veer Ki Ardaas...Veera', is quite an all-rounder. She released her first book when most of her age group children were juggling with teenage issues and now she plans to write a sequel to her novel.

Goa Guv Mridula Sinha's novel 'Mandodari' to hit shelves soon

Newly inducted Goa Governor Mridula Sinha is ready with her next novel, 'Mandodari', which is a biography of the Queen Consort of Ravana, the King of Lanka.

Toby Kebbell to join cast of `A Monster Calls`?

Actor Toby Kebbell will reportedly star in `A Monster Calls`, an adaptation of the children`s fantasy novel by Patrick Ness.

Ellen Pompeo to develop satirical show

`Grey`s Anatomy` actress Ellen Pompeo is set to develop a new ABC Family series based on the novel Debt.