Ashutosh Gowariker, Kay Kay Menon launch Raj Supe's new book

Bollywood personalities including Ashutosh Gowariker, Kay Kay Menon and Makarand Deshpande, launched author Raj Supe's book "When Life Turns Turtle: Journey of a Bollywood Tramp" here.

Jul 28, 2016, 11:16 AM IST

J.K. Rowling drops teasers on 'The History of Magic in North America'

J.K. Rowling has begun to pull back the veil from her new series 'The History of Magic in North America', revealing the titles of the stories which are a part of it.

Mar 10, 2016, 10:13 AM IST
Ernest Hemingway’s great-granddaughter Dree features in Playboy

Ernest Hemingway’s great-granddaughter Dree features in Playboy

According to the Quint, she is the second Hemingway to feature in the magazine. Her mother, Mariel Hemingway, had posed for the magazine in 1982.

Feb 05, 2016, 17:49 PM IST

Flights of imagination: An aeronautical engineer as a famous novelist

Immersed in aerodynamics, material science, structural analysis and the like, an aeronautical engineer would be the last person expected to be a successful and long-lasting novelist.

May 24, 2015, 10:22 AM IST

Filmmaker Abhik Banu supports new novelist Parul Sharma

Filmmaker Abhik Banu, who has earlier written a novel titled "A Dark Rainbow", has now stepped forward to support young writer Parul Sharma's novel "Confess It!!".

Apr 25, 2015, 20:04 PM IST

China's Opium Wars had myriad Indian links: Novelist Amitav Ghosh

 There is a general lack of awareness in India about China's Opium Wars and the India connection, according to eminent author Amitav Ghosh.

Apr 05, 2015, 12:37 PM IST
HC issues notice to makers of 'PK' for alleged plagiarism

HC issues notice to makers of 'PK' for alleged plagiarism

The Delhi High Court today issued notice to the producers and directors of Aamir Khan starrer 'PK' on a novelist's plea accusing the makers of the movie of plagiarising certain portions from his Hindi book 'Farishta' published in 2013.

Jan 21, 2015, 12:03 PM IST

Story of memories, nostalgia, metaphors

In her debut novel, Ira Singh has deliberately picked up metaphors as motifs to narrate a coming-of-age story, set against the backdrop of partition and independence, and refrained from getting into details that led to these developments to narrate a story of a family.

Oct 25, 2014, 18:02 PM IST

Turkey`s `youngest novelist` dies in balcony fall: Reports

A Turkish teenager who won fame as a fantasy novelist has died in a mysterious fall from an Istanbul balcony which police are investigating as a possible suicide, reports said Thursday.

Jul 17, 2014, 16:01 PM IST

Russell Crowe to play novelist in film

Actor Russell Crowe will play a novelist in forthcoming movie ‘Fathers and Daughters’.

Oct 16, 2013, 08:48 AM IST

Chetan Bhagat courts controversy over his rupee-rape tweet

Novelist Chetan Bhagat courted controversy on Wednesday for his tweet on the Rupee and was slammed by netizens, forcing him to later delete the tweet.

Aug 28, 2013, 23:35 PM IST

Best-selling author Elmore Leonard dies at 87

Elmore Leonard, a former adman who later became one of America`s foremost crime writers, has died. He was 87.

Aug 21, 2013, 00:08 AM IST

FBI `kills` V S Naipaul in court footnote

Indian ethnic origin V S Naipaul, considered to be one of the finest living novelists writing in English, has been "killed off" by the
American secret service FBI.

Oct 29, 2009, 10:58 AM IST