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'007 is dead': Anthony Horowitz gives new life to James Bond in Forever And A Day

As far as Bond thrillers go, Forever And A Day, the 40th official novel in the James Bond Series, is set up like the mother of all Bond escapades

Published on 20th July 2018
Ernest Gaines

'A Louisiana treasure': Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies in his sleep at age 86

Novelist Ernest J Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal tales of grace and beauty, has died. He was 86.

Published on 6th November 2019
Artemis Fowl

'Books are tricky to adapt': Artemis Fowl star Josh Gad on Kenneth Branagh's big release 

Hollywood star Josh Gad says adapting books for the screen is a tricky business.

Published on 9th June 2020
'Clean dozen, in the books!': Eminem celebrates 12 years of sobriety

'Clean dozen, in the books!': Eminem celebrates 12 years of sobriety

Rapper Eminem is celebrating 12 years of sobriety with a promise to grow stronger in his fight against addiction, and says he is not afraid about the road ahead.
 

Published on 22nd April 2020
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.

Published on 25th January 2020

  Amit Chaudhuri rediscovers Kolkata’s sweet tooth in his new collection of poems, Sweet Shop

Award winning author and musician Amit Chaudhuri recently launched his second book of poems titled Sweet Shop at the Oxford Bookstore in Kolkata

Published on 12th January 2019
Bangalore Lit Fest

130 renowned authors to participate in Bangalore Lit Fest

The sixth edition of the Bangalore Literature festival on October 28-29 will see the participation of 130 renowned authors, speakers and artistes.
 

Published on 17th October 2017
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5% duty on imported books: Worried Indian publishers, booksellers to meet HRD officials

Upset over the five per cent customs duty proposed on imported books, an association of Indian publishers and booksellers is planning to meet government officials to highlight their problem areas.

Published on 7th July 2019
The Descent of Man

A big man-made problem: Masculinity and what to do about it

Author Grayson Perry says in The Descent of Man musculinity needs to be questioned but the first step is creating awareness of the problem – or rather, creating awareness that there is a problem.

Published on 7th November 2017
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A sneak peek into the new Champaca Bookstore, Library and Cafe

Along with an impressive collection of books, their cafe offers a regional but contemporary menu

Published on 14th June 2019

Ahead of Republic Day, Mumbai's Prinseps to auction first edition books from Independence movement

Prinseps set to  host their first No Reserve auction, carrying the first edition rare books and documents from the Indian Independence Movement

Published on 18th January 2020

Am I a Citizen in Oxford Bookstore, Kolkata

Oxford Bookstore invites you to a discussion, Am I A Citizen? , a conversation on identity, belonging and nationality

Published on 30th August 2018
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Amit Chaudhuri to release his new collection of poems at Oxford Bookstore tomorrow

Catch Amit Chaudhuri in conversation with Saikat Majumdar at the Oxford Bookstore tomorrow 

Published on 10th January 2019
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Amitav Ghosh wins 54th Jnanpith award, becomes first writer in English to get the prestigious award

A statement released by the Bharatiya Jnanpith said his writing had extraordinary depth and substance, while also creating a space where the past connects with the present. 

Published on 16th December 2018
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An emotional connect: Amitabha Bagchi chats about the need to carefully look back at the past

Amitabha Bagchi, winner of the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2019, gives us his overview of current social affairs, and the need to carefully look back at the past.

Published on 4th January 2020

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