The launch of Honour Bound

Sarosh Zaiwalla's Honour Bound offers an elegantly written account of legal adventures, mishaps, trials and tribulations

After a successful London launch, the book Honour Bound – Adventures of an Indian Lawyer in the English Courts was released in Mumbai at a special event at Mumbai Press Club, earlier this February.

Nandita Das

Actor-director Nandita Das launches her debut book Manto & I in Kolkata

Nandita Das encapsulates her journey of making the film Manto with her maiden book Manto & I

Naveen Chourey

Debutant poet Naveen Chourey's book Kohra Ghana Hai is written for today's times of unrest

The poet talks about his book and throws light on the themes he has chosen
 

Jaswant Singh Kanwal (Photo: IANS)

Last rites held for 101-year-old Punjabi writer, Sahitya Akademi Awardee, Jaswant Singh Kanwal

Eminent Punjabi writer, novelist and Sahitya Akademi Awardee, Jaswant Singh Kanwal, died at his house in Dhudike village in Moga district in Punjab after a brief illness. He was 101.

Mary Higgins Clark (AP Photo/Mike Derer)

'She bonded with readers like family': Fans mourn 'Queen of Suspense' Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark, the tireless and long-reigning 'Queen of Suspense' whose tales of women beating the odds made her one of the world's most popular writers, died Friday at age 92.

Paulo Coelho (AP Photo/Boris Heger)

Author Paulo Coelho deletes Kobe Bryant's draft of children's book, says he won't finish it

Kobe Bryant and Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho were working together on a children's book, but the author said he deleted the draft after Bryant's death.

Ann Patchett (Photo: Heidi Ross)

‘Going back to books’: Ann Patchett on The Dutch House, and reviving the bookstore culture

Ann Patchett is at her elegant best in her new novel, The Dutch House, and she's also a shining beacon for the cause of reviving the bookstore culture.

Hyderabad Lit Fest 2020, Pic: RVK Rao

Hyderabad Lit Fest has begun and here’s what you can check out there tomorrow!

The guest nation in focus this time happens to be Australia.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616); Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies; Published According to the True Original Copies; London: Printed by Isaac Jaggard and Ed Blount, 1623

William Shakespeare's First Folio, published in 1623, goes on tour and set for auction 

Christie’s is set to host the auction of William Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies, often referred to as the 'First Folio'.

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The book Phoolproof explores legends, myths and uses of Indian flowers

Meet and engage with author Jhelum Biswas Bose at an event in Bengaluru 

The Poe house and Museum in Baltimore (AP Photo/Rob Carr)

On Edgar Allan Poe's 211th birth anniversary, his Baltimore home is named a literary landmark

A national association representing libraries is honouring the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum in Baltimore.

Christopher Tolkien (Source: Wikipedia)

'We have lost a titan': Lord of the Rings fans mourn the passing of Christopher Tolkien

Christopher Tolkien, who played a major role in protecting the legacy of his father's The Lord of the Rings trilogy, has died. He was 95.

Prayaag Akbar

Get to know how Prayaag Akbar metamorphosed from a journalist to an author with Leila

At an AKLF 2020 session, Prayaag Akbar to talk about dissent and democracy

A shot from a previous edition of JLF

Your guide to the 13th edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival

We give you a lowdown of the highlights of the iconic literature festival