You need good understanding of the entire erotic vocabulary to pull off a book.
William Shakespeare was repeatedly dragged before the courts and fined for illegally hoarding food during times of shortage, and even threatened with jail for evading his taxes.
This year, the Kumbh Mela of literary gatherings seemed to have morphed into an universe of literary outpourings spawning galaxies of thoughts and clusters of ideas around the academic magnets.
Best selling author Jeffrey Archer said that India was his biggest market, and was more important to him than the United States.
Two decades ago, it was hard to imagine there would be so many newsmen of Indian origin in the US.
The much written about relationship flourished across two continents and spanned decades. There were many letters and gifts exchanged between the two, which speak of a deep affection.
It’s easy to find great Indian authors such as Amish Tripathi, Devdutt Pattanaik and APJ Abdul Kalam, plus international bestsellers from the world’s largest ebookstore.
Well take comfort in the fact that the Oxford English dictionary has begun to share your pain.
Plucky little magazine faces up to internet onslaught, almost goes under, but survives by sheer grit, faith in itself and a cautious acceptance of new technology.
Reader’s Digest may be filing for bankruptcy, but for many of us it will remain preserved forever in the amber of childhood memory of a socialist era past.
The most frightening aspect about the ban on Rushdie from coming to Kolkata during the book fair is that Rushdie was not even on the Kolkata Literary Meet programme. This was a preemptive strike.
Ramayana, the great Indian epic, is now available in Polish language, courtesy Janusz Krzyzowski, an Indologist in Poland who has translated the monumental work.
there is scope to be bullish about Indian publishing. The recent boom in literary festivals also point to “a genuine interest in books and more and more writers writing”.
Once we had the year in books. Now we have the year in literary feuds. The pen does not have to be mightier than the sword especially when you are using it for backstabbing instead of writing.
With uncharacteristic belligerence, the playwright-actor Girish Karnad exposes the clay feet of two global icons in literature — Nobel laureates Rabindranath Tagore and V.S.Naipaul. Is his outburst justified.
The manuscript of a 212-year-old dictionary written by a British polymath employed by the East India Company in the late 18th century has been traced in the British Library, shedding new light on the history of words in Indian languages.
The Noun Project tries to convert every noun into an icon to build a global visual language that everyone can understand.