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Five Indians named Guggenheim Fellows

Tony D'Souza, who is consolidating his reputation with The Konkans, his second novel and Ashutosh Varshney, a distinguished professor of political science are among five India-origin Guggenheim......

'I feel strong contempt for Indian politicians'

Consider, if you will, a peculiar experiment. Pick an advertising agency; any agency. Walk to where the copywriters congregate, and gently whisper the name 'Indra Sinha'. Then stand back and watch......

Namesake the movie also pushes book sales

If the movie is expected to do well why should the book lag behind?With Mira Nair's Namesake released across India on Friday, retailers are stocking up on Jhumpa Lahiri's Pultizer prize-winning......

Dance bars, yes. Books, no!

Mahesh Kumar would sit quietly, precariously, atop a small pile of books, watching Mumbai go by. I had known him for months by then, and he would recognise me from a distance. When I stopped by his......

Pico Iyer, Mistry among Guggenheim fellows

Two noted Indian-American writers and three scientists were awarded the prestigious Guggenheim fellowship.Toronto-based novelist Rohinton Mistry has been selected in the fiction category, while......

Kalki Koechlin: The perfect Lolita

Vladmir Nabokov would certainly approve -- she's the perfect Lolita. A wide-eyed ingenue' with bee stung lips and sex appeal oozing from every pore. Oh yes, Kalki Koechlin is every red-blooded......

Jiah Khan's short-lived Bollywood journey

Many believed that the gorgeous Jiah Khan, who made quite an unconventional debut with Nishabd in 2007, was in Bollywood for the long haul. The starlet stood out among her contemporaries with......

Jiah: I'm not another Urmila

Jiah Khan is pretty clear she's notanother Urmila Matondkar, but claims she has 'her own aura' in her debut film, Nishabd. The young actresswas candid about acting with Amitabh Bachchan, and firmly......

Big B romances Munnar

I am in Kerala after a long time. And in Munnar for the first time. It is fantastic," says Amitabh Bachchan, who arrived in Lush green, hilly Munnar for the shooting of Ram Gopal Varma's......

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Q. when was the novel ''Lolita'' written and by whom?
Om Shrivastava:  A. ULYSSES by James JoyceTHE GREAT GATSBY by F. Scott FitzgeraldA PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN by James JoyceLOLITA by Vladimir NabokovBRAVE NEW WORLD by Aldous Huxley more

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Q. What is Lolita's surname in Vladimere Nabokovs novel?
Tapan Sinha:  A. in 1955 by Vladimir Nabokov more

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Writer, killer, mentor

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