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Kiran Desai on the mother, Anita Desai

Kiran Desai, the Booker Prize winning author of The Inheritance Of Loss, surely has a list of distinguished professors and acclaimed authors who have influenced and inspired her. But no one can......

'The greatest gift a novelist can give us'

Being named a fellow of the Sahitya Akademi is a rare honour. When Anita Desai joined this elite group on November 30, Random House India celebrated the event by re-releasing three of her novels,......

Revisiting Anita Desai

American colleges and universities are notorious for professors with big reputations who barely have time for their students. But, in the two odd decades that she has taught in America, especially......

Contest: How well do you know Anita Desai?

It's time for you to rack your literary grey cells and see how well you know the celebrated author and Sahitya Akademi Fellow Anita Desai.Take our quiz and find out. Three winners with all correct......

Contest: Meet Anita Desai

It's time for you to rack your literary grey cells and see how well you knowcelebrated author and Sahitya Akademi Fellow Anita Desai.Take our quiz and find out. Six winners -- three in Delhi and......

PIX: Madhuri, Huma, Anil Kapoor attend Golden Petal Awards

Several Bollywood and television stars walked the red carpet at the Color's Golden Petal Awards, held in Mumbai on Sunday, December 15. Madhuri Dixit, one of the judges of the popular dance......

PIX: Lauren Gottlieb, Mouni Roy, Ratan Rajput at ITA awards

The 13th Indian Television Academy Awards was held on October 23 at the Reliance Studio at Film City, in Mumbai's western suburb of Goregaon. Quite a few television actors attended the event,......

'Ruth Prawer Jhabvala is simply a genius'

Aseem Chhabra remembers Oscar-winning author Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, who together with filmmakers Ismail Merchant and James Ivory, brought many a quiet, gentle tale to life. The late Ismail......

Pamela Anderson sets new Playboy record

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Pamela Anderson has graced the cover of Playboy for the 13th time. The former Baywatch babe graced the cover by......

An alternative to saas-bahu soaps

Are you sick of the monotonous saas-bahu soaps? Yearn for something different?Then prepare to be bowled over by a feisty woman with a naughty side who goes by the name of Manya.Yes, that is the......

Venkys rule out spending spree for Blackburn

Poultry firm Venkateshwara Hatcheries, which is set to seal a 46 million pounds ($72.77 million) takeover of Blackburn Rovers, ruled out any lavish spending sprees on the Premier League club on......

Readers wishes for John Wright

Name:Balaram Nandi Message:Your contribution towards CRICKET will make YOU immortal and cricket loving people of the world in general and those of your India in particular will ever remember you......

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Sulekha Khuntdar
Q. Who is the author of the Man Booker Prize winning book The Inheritance of Loss ?A. Jhumpa Lahiri B. Arundhati Roy C. Kiran Desai D. Anita Desai
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A.  more

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Mohammed none Salim
Q. name one women novel writer of india who is very famous?
Mohammed None Salim:  A. Rahul Gandhi more

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Mohammed none Salim
Q. Which is your favorite english novel by an Indian author?
Mohammed None Salim:  A. There are many. but i like R.K.Narayan's :- Guide and Malgudi days. both of them are great and Anilta Desai's Clear light of the day. one of...... more

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Josna
Q. Who is your favorite Indian writer and which is your favorite contribution by him/her?
Josna:  A. There are many person whom i love to write. Even though I have not read Salman Roshdie or Arundhathi Roy, i think their writngs are as good as the...... more

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Muktha Radhakrishnan
Q. Which is the best English novel you have ever read
Muktha Radhakrishnan:  A. I liked 'Fasting and Feasting' by Anita Desai & 'Midnight Children'by Salman Rusdie. more

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  Web results for Anita Desai
Bookies off the mark on Booker

London, Oct. 15: Neel Mukherjee was the bookies favourite at 5/2 but, alas, not that of the Booker judges who awarded the £50,000 literary prize... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141016/jsp/nation/story_18931830.jsp
Wanted to play Rabbi in Schindler's List

This was the first edition of the Yes Bank International Writers and Readers' Festival (IWRF) in Goa. What was it like for you? Before I answer,... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-wanted-to-play-rabbi-in-schindler-s-list-2025258
Repository of history

The recent trend in writing about cityscapes has resulted in some special books on smaller towns which are sometimes subject to more... ...

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Rs 100-crore club

You'd expect designers to talk figure rather than figures but that's quickly changing as the Indian fashion industry joins the Rs 100-crore club a... ...

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A tale of two cities

SoBo soirees or Sangeet Natak Akademi concerts? Bollywood fashion or bring-it-on bling? Vada pav or butter chicken? Starry dos or political... ...

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