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The Fourth Edition of the Ooty Literary Festival begins this weekend.

Apart from CS Lakshmi aka Ambai’s keynote address this year, Ooty Literary Festival will also celebrate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary.

Published on 13th September 2019
JCB Prize for Literature Longlist 2019

Perumal Murugan, Paul Zacharia and Rajkamal Jha's novels make it to JCB Prize for Literature longlist 2019

The jury will announce the shortlist of five titles on October 4. The winner will be announced at the awards dinner on November 2.

Published on 5th September 2019
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Defined by bold, jewel hues, Dramatic Pause’s debut collection comes inspired by Gothic literature  

A delicate mix of fluid and structured contours, the collection also showcases an array of power dressing silhouettes

Published on 9th August 2019
Toni Morrison

RIP Toni Morrison: Nobel laureate, pioneer and giant of modern literature dies at 88

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer of modern literature whose imaginative power transformed American letters by dramatising the pursuit of freedom within boundaries of race, has died at age 88.

Published on 6th August 2019
Pulitzer Prize-winning writer N Scott Momaday (Jerry Laizure/The Norman Transcript via AP)

Native American author N Scott Momaday honoured with US literary peace prize

Dayton Literary Peace Prize officials selected novelist, poet and essayist N Scott Momaday for the Richard C Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award.

Published on 22nd July 2019
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  Mountain Echoes, the festival of art, literature and culture in Bhutan, returns with its tenth edition

The festival will take place in Thimphu from August 23 to 25 with the theme, Many lives: Many Stories

Published on 25th June 2019
Jaipur Literature Festival

Sixth ZEE JLF at the British Library 2019: Jaipur's grand feast of ideas returns to London

The sixth edition of ZEE JLF will be hosted at the British Library, Friday 14 - Sunday 16 June, 2019. 

Published on 5th June 2019
Pradip Krishen

Meet the jury: The 2019 JCB Prize for Literature announces judges for whopping INR 25 lakh prize

The JCB Prize for Literature has announced the jury for this year’s prize. The jury comprises Anjum Hasan, Pradip Krishen, KR Meera, Parvati Sharma and Arvind Subramanian.

Published on 27th March 2019
Hari Kunzru

Author Hari Kunzru talks about his love for cities and what to expect from his upcoming book

The author also shares why he will never write a travelogue and will continue to pursue fiction

Published on 15th February 2019
Jaipur Literature Festival 2019

Festival report: Jeffrey Archer, Ben Okri, Shashi Tharoor, Manisha Koirala and others light up Jaipur Lit Fest 2019

With a focus on subjects ranging from war, politics and climate change to gender, science and technology, mythology, cinema, activism and more, the 12th edition of JLF offered new perspectives

Published on 1st February 2019
Manisha Koirala

"Made peace with my death, promised myself to spread awareness if I get to live again": Manisha Koirala on her battle with cancer

Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala, who has successfully battled ovarian cancer, on Sunday, opened up about the disease and how it changed her as a person.

Published on 28th January 2019
Jayant Kaikini along with translator Tejaswini Niranjana wins the DSC Prize for South Asian Literatu

Jayant Kaikini along with translator Tejaswini Niranjana wins the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2018

‘No Presents Please’ emerges as the winner from a shortlist of six to take the coveted US $25,000 DSC Prize.

Published on 26th January 2019

Oxford Bookstore presents  fourth edition of Apeejay Bangla Sahitya

Oxford Bookstore presents  fourth edition of India’s first Bangla Literary Festival Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsob 2018 in association with Patra Bharati

Published on 11th November 2018
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What to expect at the Bangalore Literature Festival 2018

We talk to names like Pulitzer-winner Vijay Sheshadri and young author Manu Pillai 

Published on 26th October 2018
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Jasmine Days by Benyamin wins inaugural JCB Prize for Literature

Rs 25-lakh award goes to searing novel about south Asian migrants to the Gulf

Published on 25th October 2018

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