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Hungarian author edges out India's Amitav Ghosh to bag Man Booker prize

Hungarian author Laszlo Krasznahorkai has won Britain’s prestigious Man Booker International prize for his achievement in fiction as he edged out India’s Amitav Ghosh and eight others......

Amitav Ghosh among 10 finalists for Man Booker prize

Amitav Ghosh on Tuesday emerged as the only Indian author among 10 finalists for this year's Man Booker International Prize for his contribution to the English language writing. Kolkata born,......

Modi being PM would be destabilising: Amitav Ghosh

After Amartya Sen, yet another noted intellectual has come out strongly against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. Acclaimed author and Padma Shri awardee Amitav Ghosh has said that for him Modi......

Amitav Ghosh among 12 longlisted for UK prize

Indian author Amitav Ghosh is among a group of award-winning writers and poets to make the longlist of Warwick Prize for Writing in London on Wednesday. The biennial prize run by Britain's......

Yet again, Amitav Ghosh sails on opium

Man and opium have a relationship that goes back to the infancy of mankind. Human civilization is inconceivable without it,' Amitav Ghosh said during an interview with an American radio station in......

Jerry Rao's mission: Affordable housing

When I broached the subject of 'Lunch with BS', with Jaithirth (Jerry) Rao, he'd said he would prefer to have a simple meal at home rather than in a restaurant. So I head out in the pouring rain to......

Big bucks? Authors too are getting them

Authors have finally started making news in India, with the size of their book advances and not just their books themselves. Ramachandra Guha had publishers vying to offer him upwards of a crore of......

Are the IIMs profiteering?

(This is a sequel to the article by this author [April 1] that looked at the issue from the perspective of the student. This article tries to complete the discussion by looking at the proposed fee......

Deepa Mehta makes film on Midnight's Children

Known for her daring choice of subjects in filmmaking, director Deepa Mehta has now taken up yet another challenge of adapting Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children into a film. The Booker prize......

'8 is inoffensive to Islam'

An educated Muslim woman in New York decides to leave her husband and son to become the second wife of a traditional Muslim man and wear a veil. Eyebrows will surely be raised at the short film......

Lost in translation

In a few weeks when Manil Suri, a professor of mathematics at the University of Maryland, will begin promoting his new book The Age of Shiva, some of his fans may want to revisit his first book The......
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How to launch your book and become a milliona...

June 22:The queue outside the Crossword store in south Mumbai snakes around the block. Im 205 th in the line of people waiting to get their... ...

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The New Age Indian Authors Time for the West to take a Bow

India, a country that boasts of epics like the Mahabharata and the Ramayana, has been eclipsed by commercial fiction books written by western... ...

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Bhubaneswar Athletic Association (BAA) on Tuesday announced Bhubaneswar-A and B (BBSR) two cricket teams for the Kalahandi Cup Senior Men Districts... ...

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A look at the world of books, publishing and writers. In a column on January 11, 2015, The New York Times published Michiko Kakutani's review of... ...

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War Stories Of Home

Who were they, the young men in the silver-framed, sepia-tinted photographs on the walls of his grandmother's house in Chennai? Grandma Nugs never... ...

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