India Literature News

Experience tales from a modern Cambodia by M P Jospeh
New Delhi , Apr 13 : My Driver Tulong and Other Tall Tales from a Post Pol Pot Contemporary Cambodia by M P Jospeh launched his book on Thursday in the presence of Shashi Tharoor as the guest of honour, Hon. Justice Kurian Joseph and Prof. K. V. Thomas MP. Read Full Story

Washington Apples Commission and Grehlakshmi Magazine unveil cookbook in India
New Delhi, April 10: Washington Apple Commission (WAC) recently launched the Washington Apple Cook Book, in association with Grehlakshmi magazine, in New Delhi. Read Full Story

Who says women can't 'Bag It All'?
New Delhi , Apr. 9 : Nina Lekhi, an entrepreneur by profession, started her journey of success from scratch. Hence she perfectly said, 'Bag It All.' Read Full Story

New book claims FTIL founder Jignesh Shah was framed for breaking market monopoly
Kolkata, Mar 31 : The Target, a new book by an ace journalists claims to bare all—how Jignesh Shah, who innovated commodity trading exchanges for different classes of assets, was destroyed by a sinister plot devised by powerful brokers at Malabar Hills in India's financial capital, and corridors of power comprising influential politicians and bureaucrats in Lutyens' Delhi. Read Full Story

Yoga guru Sunil Singh launches book combining numerology, yoga and healing
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar.31 : Yoga Guru Suneel Singh's new book 'Ank, Rog and Yog' was launched today at Yogshala, Kavinagar, by Namo Gange Trust founder Acharya Jagdish. Read Full Story

Amish raises excitement with 'Fan Art Cover Contest' for 'Sita - Warrior of Mithila'
New Delhi , Mar. 30 : Renowned author Amish Tripathi has often used unconventional ways to engage his readers and fans during the process of bringing his new book out to them. Read Full Story

Travelling in India through the eyes of a poet
Kolkata, March 29 : Adding rhythm to her travels, Madhura Banerjee penned her latest book of poems, 'A Tenant of the World', which was launched recently at the Oxford Bookstore in Kolkata Read Full Story

bookbhook.com launches India's first book summary and micro-learning platform
New Delhi , Mar 28 : As per a National Book Trust NCAER survey in 2009, there were 83 million Indians (13-35 age group) reading books for leisure in 2009. Reading in Hindi, Marathi, Bengali and English primarily, 46 percent of the respondents chose "knowledge enhancement" as a reason for reading books. Read Full Story

Author Manbeena Bhullar Sandhu announces release of 'Layla in the Sky with Diamonds'
New Delhi , Mar 24 : It has been 24 hours since Layla last had cocaine. Now on a flight to New Delhi with her children, all she can focus on is how quickly she can hook up with her friend and drug baron Leonardo so he can provide her with her next fix unaware of the intergenerational damage her choices will cause. Read Full Story

Amish Tripathi's version of 'Lady Sita' epitomizes women of 21st century
New Delhi , Mar. 23 : In a successful FB Live discussion yesterday, author Amish Tripathi and Cabinet Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani discussed how today's women are warriors, fighting many emotional and intellectual battles to create their mark in every field and every sector, around the world. Read Full Story

Khwahishein is sequel to earlier publication Salwatein: poetess Shailyy
New Delhi , Mar. 23 : Shailyy- a born poetess, whose first story was published in Nandan at a tender age of 13 years, has many accolades to her credit. Read Full Story

Sahitya Akademi award winning top Assam cops represent India in London Book Fair, 2017
Guwahati, Mar 20 : Sahitya Akademi award winning Assamese top cops, who conducted several counter insurgency operation against few militant groups in Assam in past three decades, recently represented India at the London Book Fair, 2017. Read Full Story

This Hyderabad store offers age-old collection for bookworms
Hyderabad , Mar.18 : In the age where Kindle is taking over the world, a shop in Khairatabad, Unique Book Centre, is trying to boost the book-reading culture by offering age-old books. Read Full Story

Kalam: Hindi literary event set for London debut
London/ Kolkata, Mar 18 : The popular Indian literary event Kalam will make its international debut on Sunday in London, under the aegis of Kolkata-based Prabha Khaitan Foundation in association with London-based Vidyapath. Read Full Story

I am a compulsive chaos seeker: Novoneel Chakraborty
A bestselling author, with seven romantic thrillers to his credit among other things, Novoneel Chakraborty in an exclusive conversation with IBNS correspondent Aninnya Sarkar, discusses his writing style, upcoming works, literary issues and the need for women empowerment. Read Full Story

Harish Bhat's second book launched at Dalal Street Lit Fest 2017
Kolkata / Mumbai, Mar 10 : 'The Curious Marketer: Expeditions in Branding and Consumer Behaviour', a new book by bestselling author Harish Bhat, Brand Custodian, Tata Sons, was launched on Friday by R. Gopalakrishnan, Former Director, Tata Sons, at the Dalal Street Lit Fest 2017, an initiative by the BSE Institute Limited. Read Full Story

Harley-Davidson India inaugurates Ladies of Harley as its 28th Chapter
New Delhi /Kolkata, Mar 7 : Harley-Davidson has been paving the way for leisure riding in the country, transcending the boundaries of gender and age. Read Full Story

Indulge in great food, array of teas at Cha Bar, Oxford Bookstore
New Delhi , Feb 25 : In your free time for book lovers nothing can be more interesting than spending time with some great food paired with an array of teas while having a favorite novel in hand. Located in the prime location of Delhi, Cha Bar located inside Oxford Bookstore has lots to offer to its customers. Read Full Story

Do you really know the women you see, asks Rimjhim Ray in debut book 7 women 7 secrets
Kolkata, Feb 23 : In her debut book, '7 women 7 secrets', author Rimjhim Ray introspects on the different roles women play, be it within the family or outside. Read Full Story

Facebook is a dismal substitute for face- to-face conversations: Madan Birla
A former MD at FedEx, Madan Birla's books have been widely appreciated by industry experts. IBNS Correspondent Sudipto Maity caught up with the writer during his recent tour in Kolkata, where he promoted his new book 'Enjoy Balance and Unleash Creativity'. Excerpts: Read Full Story

HarperCollins to release RK Mukherjee's book on Hema Malini
Mumbai, Feb 15 : HarperCollins Publishers India has acquired the world rights for Ram Kamal Mukherjee's authorized biography of Hema Malini, titled Hema Malini: Beyond the Dream Girl, an official release stated. Read Full Story

Indian poetry represented by Abhay K at International Poetry Festival in Granada
Granada [Nicaragua], Feb.15 : A hundred and one leading poets from sixty-one countries have gathered in the city of Granada in Nicaragua to celebrate poetry for a week from 12-18 February 2017 making it the poetry capital of the world this month. Read Full Story

Roald Dahl creations brought to life in life-size paper reconstruction to mark 100 years since writer's birth
London, Feb 8 : Life-size versions of Roald Dahl's most iconic creations have been hand-crafted from paper and cardboard as part of an exhibition celebrating 100 years since the writer's birth. Read Full Story

Poetry of Abhay K. celebrated at the India International Centre and Sahitya Akademi
New Delhi [India], Jan.28 : The Poetry Society of India in association with the India International Centre, New Delhi, organised readings from CAPITALS: A Poetry Anthology edited by poet-diplomat Abhay K on 27th January 2017 at the India International Centre. Read Full Story

Photographer Alok Sardana to launch his book
New Delhi , Jan 27 : Alok Sardana in collaboration with Bloomsbury Publishing (publisher of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potters), will be launching his new book: Perfect Picture: Get the Most out of Your Camera on sixth of April. The book is aimed to take one through a fertile field of concepts and techniques and to enable them to master their powerful camera and make compelling pictures. Read Full Story

Reaching the top is a lonely journey for women believes journalist-author Sudha Menon
Journalist turned author Sudha Menon, whose latest book, 'Devi, Diva or She-Devil', deals with the complex issues faced by women at the workplace, talks long-distance to IBNS correspondent Tanushree Sen about her journey as a journalist, a writer, a mother, a wife, a daughter and most importantly, a woman. Read Full Story

Author Sharat Kumar explores the intricacies of relationship in 'The White Marble Burzi and Other Stories'
New Delhi, Jan 25 : 'The White Marble Burzi and Other Stories' by Sharat Kumar is a book for today's young adult readers as it speaks of relationships in life through simple stories of simple people, said Dr. Nirmala Jain, an eminent Hindi writer and former head of Hindi Department, Delhi University who was the Chief Guest at the book's unveiling recently in Delhi. Read Full Story

Find your passion to succeed says Preeti Shenoy, India's top selling woman writer
Kolkata, Jan 20 : Despite her accomplishments, Preeti Shenoy, the highest selling woman writer in India, regrets not being able to study literature after her pre-college exams because she was hesitant about breaking some stereotyped ideas. Read Full Story

Tenacity is a writer's virtue says author Lavanya Shanbhogue-Arvind
Kolkata, Jan 18 : Author Lavanya Shanbhogue-Arvind, winner of 2011 Commonwealth Short Story Special Prize, said that the biggest challenge for her as a writer in the beginning was to getting back to her writing and continue from where she left off. Read Full Story

Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival pays tribute to late writer Mahasweta Devi
Kolkata, January 18 : The right to dream should be a fundamental right for every citizen believed late author and social activist Mahasweta Devi. Read Full Story

Tollywood actor Koel Mallick launches new comic book series for children
Kolkata, Jan 13 : Popular Tollywood actor Koel Mallick released a new series of comic books for children on Thursday at Starmark's South City Mall outlet in Kolkata. Read Full Story

Oxford University Press to showcase print, digital, blended learning solutions at World Book Fair
New Delhi , January 10 : Oxford University Press (OUP), the world's largest university press, is participating at the New Delhi World Book Fair, that is going on from Jaunary 7 to 15, at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. Read Full Story

ePUB-Hub to participate in New Delhi World Book Fair-17
New Delhi , Jan 6 : ePUB-Hub, a prominent 360-degree digital publishing platform powered by Cygnet Infotech Pvt. Ltd., is set to make its presence felt Pan India. It is participating in the New Delhi World Book Fair-17, the prestigious global trading place for content, to promote regional literature and modern amenities in the world of publishing, on a larger platform. Read Full Story

World Book Fair to celebrate women writings
New Delhi , Jan. 6 : The World Book Fair being organised in the national capital will have 'Manushi' as the theme of this year, which will focus on writings on and by women. Read Full Story

Paul Beatty becomes first American to win Man Booker Prize
London , Oct. 26 : Paul Beatty has become the first US author to win the Man Booker Prize. Read Full Story

Kannada edition of book 'The Challenge of Public Relations' unveiled
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Oct. 23 : Kannada edition of the book 'The Challenge of Public Relations' by Public Relation veteran C.K. Sardana was released here on Sunday by UVCE College of Engineering principal Dr. K.R. Venugopal. Read Full Story

BJP chief unveils FM Arun Jaitley's book 'Andhere Se Ujale Ki Aur'
New Delhi , Oct 20 : Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah unveiled a book 'Andhere Se Ujale Ki Aur' authored by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at the BJP headquarters. Read Full Story

Pranab Mukherjee releases book 'Citizen and Society' written by Mohd Hamid Ansari
New Delhi, Sept 23 : President Pranab Mukherjee released the book 'Citizen and Society' written by Vice President Mohd Hamid Ansari on Friday at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Read Full Story

'To Each With Love: A Satiric Rendition', also has humour, acerbic wit
New Delhi , Sept.23 : Humour, acerbic wit and satire stem from a literary genre that makes you chuckle, smirk or sneer. And if this rendition comes with a vibrant play of picturesque words, it brings alive characters that lend certain unique depth to the narration. Renee Ranchan's debut collection of short stories, To Each With Love: A Satiric Rendition, is one such remarkable attempt at portraying the contemporary India - be it the feudal class, the lower or upper middle class, or for that matter the snobbish elite. Read Full Story

Children celebrate Roald Dahl's birth centenary in style at STORY
Kolkata, Sep 20 : Kolkata's leading books-and-lifestyle store, STORY, celebrated the 100th birth anniversary of famous author Roald Dahl through a unique programme on Sep 12. Read Full Story

Kolkata: Starmark in association with Puffin Books hosts 'Celebrating 100 Years of Roald Dahl'
Kolkata, September 12 : Kolkata's popular retail store Starmark, in association with Puffin Books, hosted 'Celebrating 100 Years of Roald Dahl' to mark the 100th birth anniversary of the world's famous story teller Roald Dahl, at Quest Mall, Kolkata on Saturday. Read Full Story

Kolkata: Starmark in association with Puffin Books hosts 'Celebrating 100 Years of Roald Dahl'
Kolkata, September 12 : Kolkata's popular retail store Starmark, in association with Puffin Books, hosted 'Celebrating 100 Years of Roald Rahl' to mark the 100th birth anniversary of the world's famous story teller Roald Dahl, at Quest Mall, Kolkata on Saturday. Read Full Story

How about giving your children a manga set as a festive gift?
Kolkata, Sep 9 : For those who want to give something a little different to their children for the festive season, STORY, the leading lifestyle and bookstore in Kolkata, is offering a wide range of popular mangas. Read Full Story

Impact of "American Dream" in changing global order
New Delhi , Aug.28 : Manan Dwivedi has presented in the book a comprehensive study of the American Dream, from the early days of the Mayflower Pact and the American Bill of Rights to the present day. The book presents the changes in U.S. foreign policy and the impact of the United States on world affairs. Read Full Story

Looking for souvenirs on Kolkata? Go to STORY
Kolkata, Aug 24 : Have you ever been bothered by the fact that it is very difficult to get souvenirs that celebrate Kolkata? Then worry no more as the city's leading lifestyle and bookstore, STORY, has put together an eclectic collection in their Elgin Road outlet. Read Full Story

If Mir comes, can laughter be far behind?
Kolkata, Aug 17 : While a sharp shower dampened Kolkata, laughter and warmth embraced the Elgin Road outlet of lifestyle store STORY as author Satarupa Bose Roy introduced the gathering to her Bengali book, Mir Ei Porjonto, on Tuesday. Read Full Story

It's interesting to experiment with real characters: Shirsendu Mukhopadhyay
Shirsendu Mukhopadhyay, noted Bengali author, talks about how he started writing and about his literary career on the side lines of the launch of the English translation (Eye of the Eagle) of his murder mystery novel Eagoler Chokh, now adapted for a Bengali movie that just hit the movie screens. IBNS correspondent Aninnya Sarkar speaks to the writer . Read Full Story

Launch of English translation of Shirsendu Mukhopadhyay's novel Eagoler Chokh
Kolkata, Aug 13 : Eye of the Eagle, an English translation of Eagoler Chokh, a Bengali murder mystery novel written by noted author Shirsendu Mukhopadhyay, was released on Wednesday in Kolkata at the South City outlet of lifestyle store Starmark in association with the publisher Bee Books. Read Full Story

Social worker Kalyan Banerjee launches his book 'In My Eyes The Constitution Of India'
Kolkata, Aug 4 : Kalyan Banerjee, a social worker, who is associated with numerous social organizations in the country, has perceived that certain areas of the Constitution of India require certain amendments in regard to Protection of Political Rights and Prevention of Corruption, Election of CJI (Chief justice of India) and Public Referendum. Read Full Story

Author Mukesh Butani praised for LexisNexis' book on tax dispute resolution
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI-Businesswire India): LexisNexis, a leading provider of content and technology solutions for legal, corporate, tax, academic and government markets, launched 'Tax Dispute Resolution-Challenges and Opportunities for India', at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on July 20, 2016, evening. Hon'ble Mr. Justice A K Sikri, Judge, Supreme Court of India, who was the Chief Guest of the function, released the book along with Mr. Harish Salve, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India, Mr. C R Dua and many other eminent members from the bar, corporate and media. Read Full Story

Arpit Vagera's second book launched in Kolkata
Kolkata, Jul 23 : Even the downpour could not prevent young author Arpit Vagera's fans from turning up at the launch of his latest book 'I Still Think About You', on Friday evening at the Starmark bookstore in Quest Mall, Kolkata. Read Full Story

Dig into Bengal's culinary scene with Jayabrato Chatterjee's latest book
Kolkata, Jul 15 : Don't look for recipes, don't look for history of food. This is a book that will tell you through diverse anecdotes - myths and facts - about Bengal's unique culinary evolution, said Rita Bhimani as she began the discussion at the launch of Cooking up Culinary Adventures authored by Jayabrato Chatterjee. The book launch was held on Wednesday at the Starmark store at South City Mall in Kolkata. Read Full Story

Parineeti Chopra visits Delhi over Sania Mirza's autobiography launch
New Delhi, July 15 : Actress Parineeti Chopra is visiting Delhi over the launch of Tennis star Sania Mirza's autobiography titled 'Ace Against Odds' in the city. Read Full Story

Juggernaut Books' Ringside With Vijender by Rudraneil Sengupta goes live
Mumbai, July 8 : Juggernaut Books has published Ringside With Vijender by Rudraneil Sengupta. Read Full Story

Comics enthusiasts can now download Indian Comic book samplers for free
New Delhi, July 1: Gear up to celebrate the First ever Alto Comic Book Celebration Week in India presented by Comic Con India and powered by ReadWhere from July 4 to July 10 2016. Read Full Story

Man and Dreams in the Dhauladhar: Where traditional India meets the contemporary
Kolkata, Jun 29 : A defence person's sense of precision and an engineer's eye for detail are two of the key elements that mark Kochery C Shibu's book first book, Man and Dreams in the Dhauladhar, was the recurring theme of the conversation that preceded the Kolkata launch of the book at Starmark (Quest Mall). Read Full Story

Chetan Bhagat's new novel set to release this Diwali
New Delhi, June 28 : Other than being on the sets of upcoming movie 'Half Girlfriend,' Chetan Bhagat is busy wrapping up his next novel that is slated for a Diwali release. Read Full Story

PM releases book titled The Birds of Banni Grassland
New Delhi, Jun 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a book titled "The Birds of Banni Grassland" in New Delhi, on Tuesday. The book was presented to the Prime Minister by the scientists of Gujarat Institute of Desert Ecology (GUIDE). Read Full Story

Supreme Court Lawyer Aman Hingorani pens 'Unraveling The Kashmir Knot'
Kolkata, June 22 : Dr Aman M. Hingorani, Lawyer and Mediator, Supreme Court Of India and The High Court Of Delhi on Wednesday launched his maiden book 'Unraveling The Kashmir Knot' in Kolkata. Read Full Story

The Sialkot Saga is set between 1947 and 2010: Ashwin Sanghi
In Kolkata for a book signing session, IBNS correspondent Sudipto Maity catches up with Ashwin Sanghi, the best selling author of three novels. The duo discusses his latest book, The Sialkot Saga, the characters from the book, Ashwin's love for anagrams and how he dealt with rejection. Excerpts from the interview: Read Full Story


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