Read about the new Great Game afoot in the Himalayas involving India, China and Tibet; a forceful argument for giving Muslim women a chance to reclaim their sacred place; and finally, explore the intricacies of Dalal Street through a desi potboiler.
This treasure trove of knowledge figures in Asia's biggest libraries with a collection of around 900,000 books and the capacity to seat 4,000 people.
Snowden himself has been involved with the design and creation of some of these through his work heading the Freedom of the Press Foundation, a non-profit organisation dedicated to protecting and empowering public-interest journalism.
The biggest bilingual event, the 5th edition of Kerala Literature Festival promises participants from 14 nations, including prominent authors such as William Dalrymple, Perumal Murugan, Benyamin, and Shashi Tharoor.
'Didda - The Warrior Queen of Kashmir' is the overwhelming story of how a beautiful princess abandoned by her parents rises to become the longest serving Queen in the medieval world.
"Bloomsbury India strongly supports freedom of speech but also has a deep sense of responsibility towards society," the publisher said in a statement.
The session, titled "Good Omens", will be live-streamed at 7 p.m. on the Festival's official social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube as the series celebrates books, their power and positivity at a time when the pandemic locked the world down into isolated compartments and deglobalisation became the new normal.
The academy said he received this year's prize "for an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience".
New Delhi: Close to its debut at Toronto on September 27-29, the iconic Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) is set to add an eighth country in...
The researchers didn't analyse the liquids directly, to confirm what they contained, however there is evidence from previous research that flavours categorised as "buttery/creamy" and "cinnamon", which likely include "Banana Pudding" and "Cinnacide", respectively, are toxic.
Mumbai: Acclaimed English-Marathi journalist and writer Kiran Nagarkar died here on Thursday after a brief illness, family sources said. He was 77.He had been admitted...
The author has revealed on her blog last week that she "was exposed eight days ago to Covid-19". She said: "I'm feeling fine, but obviously, I'm not leaving my house until I'm sure I'm not contagious."
The longlist was drawn up on Tuesday by a panel of five judges that apart from Busby, included editor, literary critic and former publisher author Lee Child; author and critic Sameer Rahim; writer and broadcaster Lemn Sissay; and classicist and translator Emily Wilson.
Speaking at the 17th edition of Crossword Book Awards, an evening of celebrating literature and authors who made a mark in the year gone by, she said: "Writers need to have an inflated sense of self worth to feel that their work is worthy of someone else's attention and then look at their work objectively. Listen to yourself, create your suggestions and incorporate them."
What is the legacy of the imperfect leaders of the contemporary era? They give an entirely new dimension to the understanding and functioning of leadership, writes author, thought leader, professional keynote speaker and management consultant Pawan Verma, going beyond the rhetoric associated with leadership.
The book's publisher Westland Publications said it will be available across physical and online bookstores from Saturday.
The DSC Prize, administered by the South Asian Literature Prize & Events Trust, received 90 entries this year from 42 publishers and 55 imprints from across the globe.
Simultaneously, she launched a global completion for the illustrations that will appear in the print edition that will appear in November and announced she would donate the entire royalties to projects that assist groups particularly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world.
He was awarded the Padma Shri by the President of India in the year 2007 and was the recipient of the Sahitya Akademi award in 1992.
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Despite the fact that the rules of the competition say that the award may only be bestowed on a single individual each year, the judging panel decided to make an exception on this occasion and declare a tie after more than five hours of deliberations on Monday, Efe news reported.
The Dutch edition was a bestseller in the Netherlands, where it won the ANV Debut Prize.
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Born in Kolkata (then Calcutta) on January 13, 1938, to the poet-couple Narendra Dev and Radharani Devi, Dev Sen delightfully listened to her mother reading out to her poems from Rabindranath Tagore's immortal composition for children "Sishu" (child).
Loneliness was quite an eye-opener for Vivek H. Murthy, a physician, researcher, public health expert, and entrepreneur of Indian origin, who from 2014 to 2017 served as the 19th Surgeon General of the United States in the rank of a Vice Admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps during the Barack Obama administration.
The festival will host nearly 40 foreign speakers, 200 representing different generations in Malayalam, and 100 from the rest of India.
"Taken together, these novels remind us that fiction remains the most powerful way for a society to examine its fundamental concerns," Krishen added.
With over 250 speakers, which include the likes of Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, Christina Lamb, Dexter Filkins, Forrest Gander, Howard Jacobson, Javed Akhtar, Paul Muldoon, Prasoon Joshi, Shashi Tharoor and Stephen Greenblatt, there's a lot to look forward to.
In a Thursday statement, Penguin Random House India announced that they will be available across all leading audiobook platforms.
The acquisition includes titles and its backlist of non-fiction and fiction books across a broad range of categories. The Duckbill brand will be published within Penguin Random House India's children's publishing group division.
She is also author of "Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Cover-Up".
Mohali: Punjab Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu along with Nobel laureates Serge Haroche (Physics) and Kailash Satyarthi (Peace) inaugurated a travelling exhibition...
Set along the shores of the Arabian Sea by the beaches of Calicut, the festival will bring readers and writers together for inspiration, entertainment, and discussion.
It is now a required volume on the bookshelves of scholars, researchers and aficionados of Indian cinema.
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has scored a century -- as an author.With 13 of her books unveiled at the Kolkata International Book...