Michelle McNamara, writer and wife of Patton Oswalt, dies

Michelle McNamara, a crime writer and wife of comedian and actor Patton Oswalt, has died at her home in Los Angeles, according to Oswalt's publicist. McNamara was 46.

Stamps issued to mark William Shakespeare's 400th death anniversary

Britain's Royal Mail on Tuesday issued a set of special postage stamps to mark the 400th death anniversary of playwright William Shakespeare.

DNA: Today in History | February 2, 2016

Watch Today in History to learn the important event and occurrences that took place on this very date.

Veteran writer Mahasweta Devi hospitalised

Veteran writer Mahasweta Devi hospitalised

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visited the 89-year-old social activist on Thursday.

I never faced discrimination on communal ground: Javed Akhtar

I never faced discrimination on communal ground: Javed Akhtar

"Our generation remained stuck in the rat race of earning money," Javed Akhtar said.

Watch: Writer Arundhati Roy's remarks on 'intolerance' in India

Zee News is the highly popular Hindi News channel of India’s largest television network ZMCL. The channel, which has a huge following in India and abroad, has won several prestigious national and international awards. Amongst its popular programs are -

Amy Poehler teams with 'Mindy Project' writer for new show

Amy Poehler teams with 'Mindy Project' writer for new show

 Actress-comedian Amy Poehler will produce a royal-family comedy, "Dumb Prince", penned by "The Mindy Project" writer Charlie Grandy.

No Taylor Swift cameo in 'X-Men: Apocalypse': Writer

No Taylor Swift cameo in 'X-Men: Apocalypse': Writer

 "X-Men: Apocalypse" writer-producer Simon Kinberg has debunked rumours that pop star Taylor Swift will make a cameo appearance as the mutant in the upcoming film.

In a Kerala prison, a poet, writer is born

 Prisons may not be providing the ideal setting for the making of a poet-cum-writer but a middle-aged woman lodged in a Kerala prison on charges of drugs pedalling is penning her thoughts to good use.

'Pirates of the Caribbean' writer sued for commission

'Pirates of the Caribbean' writer sued for commission

 "Pirates of the Caribbean" writer Terry Rossio has been sued by his former agent for pending commission payment of over two years.

Michael Chabon to pen Disney's 'Bob the Musical'

Michael Chabon to pen Disney's 'Bob the Musical'

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon is in talks to write Disney's comedy, "Bob the Musical".

The mesmeric allure of mysterious book titles

"What's in a name?" asks fair Juliet in Shakespeare's play of star-crossed lovers, questioning the relation between what we name something and its attributes (and in the process, giving birth to an important aspect of linguistic philosophy).It is undeniable that names are an arbitrary description

No plans of directing a movie: Juhi Chaturvedi

From the quirky tale of a sperm donor in "Vicky Donor" to the realistic, modern take on the daughter-father relationship in "Piku", Juhi Chaturvedi's writing has been the backbone of these hit films.

Paul Thomas Anderson to write Robert Downey Jr's 'Pinocchio'

Paul Thomas Anderson to write Robert Downey Jr's 'Pinocchio'

Warner Bros and Team Downey have enlisted screenwriter Paul Thomas Anderson to write a new draft of "Pinocchio", the live-action take on the famous animated character.

Veteran Comedy writer Chris Thompson dies

 Veteran TV comedy writer Chris Thompson, known for his hard-partying lifestyle and professional highs and lows, was found dead at the Toluca Lake home of actor Tim Curry, his longtime friend. He was 63.

Spain gives formal burial to Cervantes, 400 years later

 Spain has given its greatest writer, Miguel de Cervantes, a formal burial some 400 hundred years after his death, unveiling a funeral monument holding bone remains believed to include those of the author of "Don Quixote."

India always provides security, not relocating to US: Taslima Nasreen

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: One of the most controversial writers Taslima Nasreen has hogged the limelight once again. The human rights activist was in news recently for having moved out of India. However, all that turned out to be a piece of rumour.

My thinking process starts with my pen: Gulzar

My thinking process starts with my pen: Gulzar

Having written poetries and film songs for more than half a century, Gulzar is now trying to keep pace with the Gen-X but can't change his old habit of writing on pen and paper.

Happy Birthday Ruskin Bond!

Happy Birthday Ruskin Bond!

One of the most revered writers in India, Ruskin Bond celebrated his birthday today. This Indian author of British descent was awarded with on of the most coveted honour—the Padma Bhushan in 2014. His books played a great role in the growth of children's literature in the country, and this was noted well by the Indian Council for Child Education.

Jay Z posted bail for protesters, writer says

Jay Z posted bail for protesters, writer says

Rap mogul Jay Z has quietly used his wealth to post bail for people arrested in protests across the United States against police excesses, an author close to him said Sunday.