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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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I want a Padma Shri

By Rahul da Cunha | Posted 31-Jan-2016 You see, Ive realised that I am old-fashioned. Every day, it is becoming clearer and clearer to me that I... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/rahul-da-cunha-i-want-a-padma-shri/16912163
The opium route through the eyes of Amitav Ghosh

Amitav Ghosh effortlessly fictionalises fact and history through his art of storytelling. His Ibis trilogy is one shining example of sheer... ...

http://www.navhindtimes.in/the-opium-route-through-the-eyes-of-amitav-ghosh/
A sponge of history

KanishkTharoor about writing in his pyjamas in the company of many cups of tea. Kanishk Tharoor's debutbook Swimmer among the Stars: Stories is... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/books/literary-review/kanishktharoor-talks-to-jaya-bhattacharji-rose-about-his-book-swimmer-among-the-stars-stories/article8171724.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Kolkata welcomes unusual book launch venues

Kolkata: When Ben Okri was visiting Kolkata recently, he was curious to know about the venue of his book launch. No, it wasn't a bookstore. The... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/Kolkata-welcomes-unusual-book-launch-venues/articleshow/50782287.cms
How hard is it to organise a popular and apolitical literary fest?

In its attempt to steer clear of controversies, the Jaipur Literary Fest becomes a blur of safe, stale rhetoric Film Director Karan Johar caused... ...

http://www.tehelka.com/2016/01/how-hard-is-it-to-organise-a-popular-and-apolitical-literary-fest/

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