Jokha Alharthi

Omani author Jokha al-Harthi is first Arabic-language writer to win Booker International Prize

Omani author Jokha al-Harthi won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize on Tuesday for "Celestial Bodies".

2000 file photo: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Herman Wouk. (AP Photo/Douglas L. Benc Jr.)

Pulitzer winner Herman Wouk, author of Caine Mutiny, Winds of War dies at 103

Herman Wouk, the versatile, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of million-selling novels "The Caine Mutiny" and "The Winds of War", died on Friday at 103.

Pete Souza. Picture by Vinay Madapu

Interview: Former Official White House photographer Pete Souza talks about working with US President Barack Obama

Pete Souza was in Hyderabad recently for a masterclass, as a part of PEP Summit (photography meet) 2019.

Chandrachur Ghose, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Srijit Mukherji and Anuj Dhar at the book launch

Chandrachur Ghose & Anuj Dhar's new book attempts to unravel the mystery surrounding Netaji's death   

Conundrum: Subhas Bose’s Life After Death consists of declassified documents The Justice Manoj Kumar Mukherjee Commission of Enquiry 

2018 file photo: Copy of DH Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover in the infamous 1960 Chatterley trial (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

UK halts export of Lady Chatterley copy from infamous 1960 obscenity trial of Penguin Books

The British government used its powers to preserve the nation's cultural treasures on Monday to halt the export of a tattered paperback copy of "Lady Chatterley's Lover."

Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level

What's cooking in Apple history? Leander Kahney paints a human picture of Tim Cook

Leander Kahney offers a delightfully inspiring and surprisingly straightforward biography titled Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level. 

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Coimbatore-based author Inba Vignesh takes you on a nostalgic trip in his new book, Law of Jiluk

The trilogy which is inspired by the author’s life is set in the hills of the Nilgiris and follows the life of a 14-year-old boy

Ruskin Bond

Encyclopedia and Oxford dictionary are must-reads for kids: Ruskin Bond

Master storyteller Ruskin Bond still enjoys writing by hand, and he’s not about to slow down as yet...

Steve Aoki sits for a portrait during a comic book signing of his new comic book series 'Neon Future' at Multiverse Corps. Comics on Thursday, May 2, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Neon Future: DJ Steve Aoki's new comic book offers hope, harmony & 'techno-optimism'

Electronic music producer and DJ Steve Aoki imagines a future where humans live in harmony with technology, and he's sharing that vision in a new comic book series called "Neon Future."

Supriya Newar's Kalkatta Chronicles: Rear-view Reflections is a light-hearted take on the Calcutta of the 60s and 70s

Kalkatta Chronicles: Supriya Newar releases new book of short stories on Calcutta

Kalkatta Chronicles has chapters documenting characters from everyday life in Calcutta during the 60s and 70s

World Book Day: 8 popular web series adapted from bestselling novels

World Book Day: Eight popular web series adapted from bestselling novels  

This World Book Day, we will take you through popular shows created from adaptations from novels.

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Celebrate World Book Day by binge-watching these web series based on books

Here are seven shows you can binge-watch this weekend!

Aditya Shroff

‘The 5 AM Guy’ Aditya Shroff launches his first book, The Best Life Ever

Author Aditya Shroff, 26, better known as blogger ‘The 5 AM Guy’ on social media circles, has launched his first book ‘The Best Life Ever’.

Salman Rushdie (Photo: IANS)

Salman Rushdie's new novel Quichotte inspired by Spanish Don Quixote

Spanish classic "Don Quixote", which remains the most-translated book in the world after the Bible, has inspired a new novel by Man Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie.

Subodh Sarkar has also started writing his autobiography, the first volume will come out later this year

Bengali poet Subodh Sarkar set to release his new book of poems on Poila Baisakh

Sarkar has come out with a book of love poems for the first time in four decades