'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.

Aretha Franklin to sue author David Ritz over her biography

Veteran singer Aretha Franklin has decided to sue author David Ritz for allegedly making false claims in his new book on her life.

Patna Book Fair to begin from November 7

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi will inaugurate Patna Book Fair (PBF) on November 7. The 12-day annual fair organised by Centre for Readership Development (CRD) at Gandhi Maidan in the state capital will see around 250 publishers from different parts of the country putting up 700 stalls.

Nicholas Sparks responds to fired headmaster's lawsuit
Nicholas Sparks responds to fired headmaster's lawsuit

Author Nicholas Sparks has responded to a lawsuit filed against him by the former principal of the school he founded in 2006, revealing he feels "saddened" by accusations of racism and homophobia.

I did not criticise Islam in 'Lajja': Taslima Nasrin

Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasrin says she did not criticise Islam in her controversial novel 'Lajja' and the fatwa against her is because of her criticism of the religion in many of her other books.

Universal acquires rights to 'Let It Snow' story

Universal has acquired the film rights to short story collection 'Let it Snow'.

Hrithik Roshan to pen book on fitness?
Hrithik Roshan to pen book on fitness?

Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan's obsession for fitness is not a secret. If reports anything to go by, then the actor has decided to take his fixation forward and is all set to pen his thoughts on fitness.

NY author, Rockefeller speechwriter Persico dies

A best-selling author, historian and speechwriter for then-New York Governor Nelson A Rockefeller has died. Joseph Persico was 84.

'The Unwanted Shadow' book review: Short, crisp and thrilling

By Aparna Mudi

Thrillers by modern Indian writers leave me sceptical. It is not everyday that you actually find one that is gripping.

When I need a new kick, I`ll consider direction: Chetan Bhagat

Author Chetan Bhagat, who tried his hand at screenplay writing with the Salman Khan-starrer `Kick`, says he may try donning the director`s hat when he needs a new `kick` in life.

Chetan Bhagat`s `Half Girlfriend` becomes butt of jokes on Twitter!

Popular Indian author Chetan Bhagat is back with his new book titled `Half Girlfriend` and announced the same on Twitter a couple of days ago.

`Where the Heart Is` author Billie Letts dies

Best-selling author Billie Letts has died at an Oklahoma hospital.

GRR Martin upset with fans speculating on his death

He may kill popular characters in `Game of Thrones` (GOT) with ease but author GRR Martin finds it offensive when `GOT` fans speculate whether he will be able to finish the hugely popular story before his death.

`Gravity` author Tess Gerritsen sues Warner Bros

Author Tess Gerritsen has sued Warner Bros for USD 10 million, claiming the studio based the story from their blockbuster `Gravity` from her novel of the same name and never gave her credit for it.

Oprah Winfrey to pay tribute to Maya Angelou

Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey will air a night-long tribute to the late Maya Angelou. Winfrey`s channel has altered its regular schedule to mark the passing of the acclaimed author, who died at the age of 86 earlier in the week, reportedly.

Author Rana Dasgupta in French daily`s top 70 global list

Author Rana Dasgupta is among 70 global personalities who are expected to shape tomorrow`s world according to French newspaper Le Monde.

Dusty home town remembers Garcia Marquez with plenty of rum

In his sleepy, tropical home town, the people who knew the late Nobel-winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez as a child are greeting his death with warm memories and hope. 

Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87

Tributes poured in following his death.
"The world has lost one of its greatest visionary writers - and one of my favorites from the time I was young," said U.S. President Barack Obama.

Friends, family, admirers bid goodbye to Khushwant Singh

Prolific author and journalist Khushwant Singh`s body was consigned to flames on Thursday at the Dayanand Mukthidham electric crematorium.

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.