'Fifty Shades of Grey' author pens new romantic novel

"Fifty Shades of Grey" author EL James has revealed she has written a new romantic novel and is halfway through writing another.

Book Review: The Patels of Filmindia: Pioneers of Indian Film Journalism

A captivating account of activist film journalism of 1930s-onward

Holly Madison wants to inspire women

Model Holly Madison says she wrote her biography "Down the Rabbit Hole" to help other women by sharing her story.

Shonda Rhimes to publish first memoir 'Year of Yes'

Shonda Rhimes, the mastermind behind popular television shows like "Grey's Anatomy", "Scandal" and "How to Get Away With Murder", is set to publish her first memoir "Year of Yes" in November this year.

J K Rowling takes on homophobic trolls on Twitter
J K Rowling takes on homophobic trolls on Twitter

Acclaimed author JK Rowling has taken to Twitter troll after they linked her "Harry Potter" character Albus Dumbledore with Lord Of The Rings' Gandalf as gay partners.

Comic book king Stan Lee to come out with graphic memoir

Legendary comic book creator Stan Lee will tell the story of his extraordinary life with the same inimitable energy and offbeat spirit that he brought to the world of comics in a unique graphic format.

Julianna Margulies to author children's picture book

"Good Wife" star Julianna Margulies will pen "Three Magic Balloons", a picture book for children.

Chelsea Clinton book 'It's Your World' coming

Another Clinton is becoming an author. Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and current presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, has a deal with Penguin Young Readers for "It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!" the publisher announced yesterday.

Fans tweet best wishes on Ruskin Bond's 81st birthday
Fans tweet best wishes on Ruskin Bond's 81st birthday

 As Mussoorie-based author Ruskin Bond turned 81 on Tuesday, fans turned to the micro-blogging site Twitter to wish him and quoted many of his memorable lines to highlight the simplicity of his writings.

Author Sangeeta Bahadur creates a mythical wonderland

Retelling of mythologies isn't new to Indian audiences, but when an author chooses to create a fantasy world drawing from classical Indian mythology one does take notice, especially when author Sangeeta Bahadur's offering is part of a trilogy.

'Half Girlfriend' is purely fiction' Chetan Bhagat

 Author Chetan Bhagat, who has been slapped with Rs 1 crore defamation suit, has denied that "Half Girlfriend" has any reference to the family of erstwhile princely state of Dumraon in Bihar. The author said there was some "misunderstanding" as his book is a work of fiction.

Rita Ora will continue to star in '50 Shades' sequel as Mia Grey
Rita Ora will continue to star in '50 Shades' sequel as Mia Grey

 Rita Ora will be reprising her role in ' Fifty Shades of Grey' sequel as Christian Grey's sister Mia.

Taslima Nasreen's Facebook profile disabled
Taslima Nasreen's Facebook profile disabled

Controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen's Facebook account was disabled after her posts were reported by Islamic fundamentalists, the author said on Wednesday.

Olly Murs publishing book

Pop star Olly Murs is to publish a behind-the-scenes book giving fans an insight into his life on the road.

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.

GRR Martin to skip Comic Con to finish next 'GOT' book

"Game of Thrones" author GRR Martin is skipping the World Fantasy Convention and Comic-Con fan event this year to focus on finishing "The Winds of Winter".

J.K. Rowling cried after watching 'The Casual Vacancy' finale on BBC
J.K. Rowling cried after watching 'The Casual Vacancy' finale on BBC

 J.K. Rowling got emotional when she saw the finale of the BBC adaptation of her novel ' The Casual Vacancy' on BBC One.

Jeffrey Archer wants to work with Indian producers
Jeffrey Archer wants to work with Indian producers

Noted author and former politician Jeffrey Archer is in the country to launch his latest, 'Mightier than the Sword', the fifth in the Clifton Chronicles series. The renowned author in an interview with a leading daily revealed that nine of the chapters in his latest offing are set in the city of Mumbai.