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#QuarantineAndRead: The JCB Prize for Literature partners with Kindle India and the result is a fab collection of novels at reduced prices

The JCB Prize for Literature, a literary award in India, has collaborated with Kindle India to make its entire longlist from the past two years available at a reduced price. 

Published on 14th April 2020
The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay

'A luminous new talent': Madhuri Vijay's debut novel The Far Field wins 2019 JCB Prize

The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay was announced the winner of the INR 25 lakh JCB Prize for Literature.

Published on 4th November 2019
Sanjoy Roy (Photo: IANS)

'Free-flowing exchange of ideas must be kept alive': Sanjoy Roy says Jaipur Lit Fest will brave out challenges 

"It's too early to look at what form the Jaipur Lit Fest will take for 2021. We are confident of hosting the festival in 2021 albeit with changes given the challenges presently," says Sanjoy Roy. 

Published on 17th May 2020
Sonnet Mondal

'Language poetry is the grey matter of Indian literature'

Sonnet Mondal on language poetry and more, at the Poetry with Prakriti festival. 

Published on 25th December 2017
Jaipur Lit Fest

‘Kumbh of literature’ Jaipur Lit Fest returns to Diggi Palace

Set to take place 25-29 January, the ‘greatest literary show on Earth’ returns to Jaipur’s historic Diggi Palace Hotel in 2018 for its 11th edition.

Published on 16th January 2018
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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
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
Han Yujoo

"Writing brings you to another world": South Korean writer Han Yujoo at Jaipur Lit Fest 2018

South Korean writer Han Yujoo at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2018.

Published on 1st February 2018
Rama Pandey, Tajender Luthra, Lt General PJS Pannu and other guests at the 10th Delhi Literature Festival.

10th Delhi Literature Festival celebrates Indian writing

The event began on a cheerful note with artiste Vivaan performing a string of classic Bollywood songs to keep the audience entertained

Published on 17th February 2022
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
DSC Prize 2017 winner Anuk Arudpragasam

2018 DSC Prize entries find strong presence of South Asian women writers, debut novelists

A majority of women writers and 30 per cent first-time novelists are the highlights of the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2018 entries.

Published on 5th September 2018

2019 JCB Prize for Literature: Perumal Murugan makes it to the shortlist second time in a row

While Roshan Ali and Madhuri Vijay are debut authors, eminent Tamil novelist Perumal Murugan has made it to the shortlist second time in a row. 

Published on 5th October 2019
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A celebration of Hindi literature awaits its lovers

The festival titled, "Oxford Bookstore Hindi Sahitya Utsav" will be held at Oxford Bookstore in New Delhi on March 19.

Published on 20th March 2017
Amitabha Bagchi (Source: Internet)

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
Anuk Arudpragasam

Anuk Arudpragasam wins DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Anuk Arudpragasam has been announced as the winner of the prestigious DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2017 for his novel, The Story of a Brief Marriage 

Published on 20th November 2017

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