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JK Rowling unmasked as secret crime novelist

British author J K Rowling, known all over the world for her popular Harry Potter series, has been unmasked as the writer behind a crime novel released recently.  The Cuckoo's Calling, about a......

'Mummy porn' bestseller beats Harry Potter's record in UK

An erotic book dubbed as 'mummy porn' has beaten the J K Rowling authored Harry Potter's record in the United Kingdom's book sales chart, becoming the fastest selling paperback of all time in just......

Why Potter creator was denied top US honour

Former United States President George W Bush's advisers believed that JK Rowling's books 'encouraged witchcraft' and thus deprived the author from a top US honour, reveals a new book.The book,......

Cheers, Terry Pratchett, who christened me a dragon

'Pratchett's work mocked the very idea of literary limitations, going from police procedural in one book to Christmas adventure in the next, from vampires to football, from the birth of motion......

What do Amal Clooney, Obama and Mother Teresa have in common?

She snagged up Hollywood’s most handsome bachelor and she’s got brains too! Amal Alamuddin Clooney, the leggy lawyer, who was once upon a time an advisor on Syria to UN Special Envoy......

Can the billion-dollar Harry Potter brand survive?

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the seventh and final installment of J.K. Rowling's blockbuster children's book series, hits stores (with a thud, at 784 pages) on July 21. \nThe series has......

Physicist Stephen Hawking to trademark his name

World-renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking is set to trademark his name, joining the ranks of celebrities such as JK Rowling and David Beckham who have turned their names into brands.......

India's richest man devours Matunga food, loves Harry Potter

How well do you know Dilip Shanghvi, who has emerged as India's richest man on the basis of market cap? Sun Pharma’s Dilip Shanghvi on Wednesday toppled Reliance Industries chief Mukesh......

'Mom and pop stores are not simply going away'

The volatility in commodity and raw materials prices has been a major concern for manufacturing companies globally. In a highly competitive market place, passing on the rise in input costs to the......

FII selling caused Sensex fall, fundamentals strong: Pranab

Attributing the fall in stock markets in the past few days to selling by FIIs, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee  asserted on Wednesday that the fundamentals are strong and the economy will......

JK Rowling's tweet hints return of Harry Potter

JK Rowling recently took to Twitter with a post that reportedly implied that she may be introducing a new Harry Potter book. The author tweeted 'Cry, foe! Run amok! Fa awry! My wand won't tolerate......

JK Rowling set to make Harry Potter spin-off movies

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has announced that she will be creating movies based on a minor character from her acclaimed series. Rowling’s film, in collaboration with Warner Bros, will......

Rowling's Pottermore could be a gaming website

\\nGood news for Harry Potter fans, as a new project called Pottermore, involving a treasure hunt linked to an online game, is in the offing, according to The Times.\\nDetails of the mysterious......

A ride on the Hogwarts Express & butterbeer!

JK Rowling, writer of the Harry potter series visited the Harry Potter theme park, the Wizarding World recently. She amazed the onlookers when she spent 300 pounds on delights such as Bertie......

Rowling pens Harry Potter prequel

British author J K Rowling has written an 800-word prequel to the Harry Potter series for charity.The book, which was written almost a year after the seventh and last book Harry Potter and the......

Here's why Serena Williams is trending...

Wimbledon Champ Serena Williams attends the Champions Dinner. Photograph: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images) Wimbledon Champion Serena Williams looked stunning at the tournaments annual......

Tendulkar's autobiography crosses a record 200,000 copies

Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography Playing It My Way saw its launch in the national capital today as the event celebrated the book's crossing a record 200,000 copies. Present at the......

The HOTTEST Sporting Buzz is here!

Rediff.com brings you the buzz around celebrity sportspersons and their glamorous lives! British track and field Olympic winner Jessica Ennis has been voted the most inspirational......

Sehwag dares to drive the Devils

The best thing about him is the fact he speaks straight from the heart. Or, shall we say, minces no words. Ask him a question, and you are assured the replies will be pertinent, the number of......

Chelsea fight back to beat Man U 2-1

Chelsea came from behind to beat Manchester United 2-1 thanks to Frank Lampard's 79th-minute penalty at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday and put the brakes on the visitors' charge towards the Premier......
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When printed words come alive

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The cloudQube team at work in their space at Startup Village. —Photo: Thulasi Kakkat : How often have... ...

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The Late Oliver Sacks Recalled, Fondly

Provided by IBT US oliversacks_thosrobinson_getty Just weeks before his death, the British author and neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks had an... ...

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British neurologist Oliver Sacks passes away at 82; JK Rowling, Richard Dawkins remember his legacy

His book called Awakenings about people who died in the 1920s from the encephalitis lethargica epidemic was turned into a 1990 film of the same... ...

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That dead guy in Game of Thrones is alive, author confirms

(This post is dark and full of spoilers) What is it with authors revealing vital plot information outside the books these days? First it was JK... ...

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Papertrell provides platform to help publishers sell e-books directly

Bengaluru : Papertrell, run by Trellisys.net Pvt. Ltd, is a Bengaluru-based publishing start-up, but in its office, there aren't many books to be... ...

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