Morrison was awarded a Nobel Prize in Literature, becoming the first black woman of any nationality to do so.
In a statement, the publisher said that the series is told from a dog’s perspective. They are Murthy’s first books with HarperCollins, and draw inspiration from her own dog, Gopi.
His sixth novel, “The Hungry Tide” (2004), focused exclusively on the Sunderbans through issues like humanism and environmentalism, especially when they come into a conflict of interest
Once upon a Curfew; Author Srishti Chaudhary; Publisher: Penguin Random House; Price: Rs 299; Pages: 305
Sachidanand Sinha had passed one part of his life in New Delhi from 1969 to 1987. These 18 months of his life carved his intellect in best manner as he came up with numerous books on varied subjects.
Frankenstein is often hailed as one of the first and finest science fiction novel and Mary Shelley wrote it at the age of 18 as part of a competition between her husband poet Percy Shelley and poet Byron.
By: FAUZIA BANO and SYED TASMIYAH ANDRABI On the concluding day of the very first and impressive Women’s leadership summit, the penultimate panel was taken by University’s Debating and Literary Club’s Secretary, Ansab Amir, who conducted a workshop on Public Speaking, something which many students struggle with. He began with[Read More…]
Aligarh: On the evening of the 27th of March 2019, the second day of the Women Leadership Summit 2019, the panels took place inside the Women’s College Auditorium , Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). Newsd is the digital media partner for Women Leadership Summit organised by WCSU. Amidst the on-going controversy inside the[Read More…]
AMU, Aligarh: Afreen Fatima, the president of Women’s College Students’ Union (WCSU) of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), in a first, is organizing a Women Leadership Summit in the varsity. The three-day long summit, entirely student run and without corporate sponsorship, will host a plethora of women activists, lawyers, politicians, entrepreneurs,[Read More…]
London: With a special focus on Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, the India Pavilion at the ongoing London Book Fair is displaying the digitised version of the ‘Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi’ and titles on Indian culture, history and folklore. An interactive digital media experience on life and times of[Read More…]
Aligarh: Aligarh Muslim University has released the schedule of the 5th edition of the AMU literary festival. While literary festivals have mushroomed around the country and are largely corporate sponsored, It is the only student run literary festival in the country. University students manage everything, from PR, content generation, video production, logistics, hospitality arrangements.[Read More…]
New Delhi: Renowned Hindi author and critic Namwar Singh, a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award, has died here, his family members said on Wednesday. He was 92. He died on Tuesday night at the All India Institute of Medical Science’s Trauma Centre. Writer-journalist Om Thanvi said that Singh’s cremation[Read More…]
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai: There couldn’t have been a better platform than the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) to raise the questions that he did, says veteran actor-director Amol Palekar, who was interrupted at the venue here when he became critical of the government. Last week, at the[Read More…]
Mumbai: Veteran lyricist-screenwriter Javed Akhtar says legendary Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib’s work could only have found meaning in India. “Ghalib was possible only in India. His work wouldn’t have been nurtured and preserved if not for this country. His language and depth used in his work could have only found[Read More…]
Jaipur: “His work is a work of a genius. He can take a small man living in a village and turn it into a brilliant story,” said Jeffrey Archer. Calling himself a storyteller, he said that the proclaimed prizes are meant for literary giants and are not for storytellers. Addressing[Read More…]
New Delhi,A six-day Festival of Letters will see the first-time participation of 43 female tribal writers and 15 transgender poets. Organised by the National Academy of Letters, Sahitya Akademi, it will kick off next week here. Scheduled to take place from January 28 to February 2, the week-long festival will[Read More…]
Jaipur, Germaine Greer, the author of the seminal text of second wave feminism, “The Female Eunuch”, faced a volley of qors, Sahitya Akademi Secretary K. Sreenivasarao told reporters on Thursday. Apart from other literary programmes, a two-day Women Tribal Writer’s Meet, where 43 eminent female tribal writers and poets representing[Read More…]
Jaipur, The Jaipur Literature Festival entered its 12th edition with its characteristic fervour, with the loud beating of drums and rhythms of traditional Rajasthani musical instruments reverberating in the premises of Diggi Palace here on Thursday while the Rajasthan Police beefed up security to avoid any untoward incident. Personnel have[Read More…]
Los Angeles, Director Guillermo del Toro has backed a fundraising effort to help save a horror and fantasy bookstore called Dark Delicacies here. On Friday, co-owner Del Howison launched a GoFundMe campaign to finance a relocation of the store, which is situated in Burbank and is a beloved fixture of[Read More…]
New Delhi: Inaugurating the 27th edition of New Delhi World Book Fair on Saturday, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar expressed joy on the increasing popularity of books in India, and maintained that all opinions should be represented and respected in literature. He said books expose their readers to new dimensions[Read More…]
Cognizance of India’s past is important for an adequate understanding of the capacious idea of India
Veteran Bengali poet Nirendranath Chakraborty passes away on Tuesday in Kolkata. He was 94. Chakraborty was suffering from old age ailments for a long time. In his writings, in the unknowable King Poetry, he had harbored a socialist mohabbadi social system. Nirendranath Chakraborty won the Sahitya Academy Award in 1974 for the book[Read More…]
New Delhi, This party season, steal the limelight with right hair and make up. Sabhya Dutta– Director at Looks Salon lists down some inputs to get the right one. * Subtle blush is a year-round must, but this season’s trendy rouge is inspired by the rosy glow you get when[Read More…]
Kolkata: Legendary classical singer Pandit Arun Bhaduri, known for his deep and sonorous voice, passed away at a city hospital on Monday following age-related ailments and respiratory distress, family sources said. Bhaduri, 75, is survived by wife, son, daughter-in-law and grandson. Born in West Bengal’s Murshidabad on October 7, 1943,[Read More…]