India Literature News

From textbooks to novels: A young author's search for success
By Pallavi Aman Singh, New Delhi [India], Sep 20 : "Writing is more of a need for me," said Gaurav Sharma, a newbie in the world of words. Read Full Story

Educationist, Bestselling Author Dr. Gaurav Nigam launches book cover of his second book 'The Uncomplicated Child'
New Delhi , Sept 15 : Dr. Gaurav Nigam, a well-known educationist, author, paediatrician, and founder of iCare and Intelligentsia, play school of Modern International School launched the book cover of his highly-anticipated second book titled 'The Uncomplicated Child'. Read Full Story

Finding the Perfect Partner Is Like Finding the Perfect Pair of Shoes...
SANTA FE, N.M., Aug. 24, 2017 : In a dating age where women are confused between following antiquated rules passed down from their grandmothers and taking on the masculine role of the pursuer, finally there's a book on dating that encourages women to playfully own their power while also feeling empowered. Read Full Story

Beaufort Books Announces the Upcoming Release of A Walk for Sunshine - The 20th Anniversary Edition - Coming September 9th, 2017
NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2017 : Beaufort Books announced today the publication of A Walk for Sunshine, a special 20th anniversary edition, for September 9, 2017. Read Full Story

Bentley President Gloria Larson Authors Book Outlining a New College Experience
WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 22, 2017 : A new book by Bentley University President Gloria Cordes Larson helps parents, employers and educators to rethink how students should attend college to help them achieve happier, more rewarding careers and lives. Read Full Story

New Philanthropy Book, Confident Giving, Named as a Winner in the 2017 Bookvana Awards
CLEVELAND, Aug. 22, 2017 : Confident Giving: Sage Advice for Funders, a new book on effective philanthropy written by Kris Putnam-Walkerly, President of Putnam Consulting Group, Inc., was named a 2017 Bookvana Award winner in the category of Social Change. Read Full Story

Rohit Chawhan launches his romantic novel
Gurgaon, Haryana, August 19, 2017 : Rohit Chawhan launches his romantic novel, The Journey of Getting the Girl of my Dreams, in Durg, Bhilai(MP), published by Zorba Books. It was launched to much acclaim and discussion. Read Full Story

Author of What's Really Eating You? Tells How to Keep Back-to-School from Becoming Back to Emotional Eating
ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 14, 2017 : As lazy summer gives way to Back-to-School time, stress levels rise. Families coping with new teachers, new schools, new extracurricular activities and new schedules are in danger of turning to old friends for comfort: cookies, cakes, salty snacks and fast-food, says Renee Jones, author of the new book What's Really Eating You? Overcome the Triggers of Comfort Eating. Read Full Story

Peer pressure, bullying can limit lives at every age, expert says
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 8, 2017 : While bullying of children is a recognized issue, peer pressure and bullying actually affect both children and adults, says bestselling author and former CEO Karl Zimmer III, author of new Top 100 Parenting book, "The Boy who grew up to RULE the World." Read Full Story

Leadership Expert Naphtali Hoff: 8 Ways a New Boss Can Be a Better Listener
NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2017 : A new boss needs to become a great listener to gain feedback, support and buy-in. Read Full Story

Service with Success: Carving Out a New Path
NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2017 : The publishing company Morgan James' new release, "The Secrets of Business Mastery: Build Wealth, Freedom And Market Domination For Your Service Business in 12 Months or Less" by Mike Agugliaro, helps create opportunity by providing tips on turning a business from burnout to booming for service business owners wanting to take their business to the next level. Read Full Story

She Lost Her Life, and Reawakened to a New One - the Inspiring Story of Antonia Sinibaldi Releases Today
WEEHAWKEN, N.J., Aug. 3, 2017 : In 1999, a drunk driver nearly took the life of Antonia Sinibaldi. Against all odds, this determined child not only survived, but has learned to thrive. She enjoys living life to its fullest, especially performing, singing and attending musical theater. Her autobiography provides an example of what it means to persevere, regardless of the odds. Read Full Story

Arundhati Roy, Colson Whitehead nominated in 2017 Man Booker Prize's longlist
London [UK], August 3 : The long list for 2017's Man Booker Prize has been revealed. Read Full Story

Stan Levenson's First Multicultural Children's Book About Fundraising Launches to the English-Speaking World
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 1, 2017 : The English-speaking world is excited to see Stan Levenson's first children's book about fundraising called JUAN AND GWEN'S BIG FUNDRAISING SURPRISE. It is available today as an e-book and a paperback on and other places. Read Full Story

Selection of August's Top Books from Independent Publishers Announced by LibraryBub
LOS ANGELES, August 1, 2017 : Continuing its program of identifying remarkable books from independent publishers, today LibraryBub recommends to librarians a wide-ranging selection of publications for the month of August. Many of the chosen titles have already won awards and are category bestsellers. All of them are obtainable from Amazon. Read Full Story

Dr. Gary Richter Announces the #RescuesRock Campaign and Donates His New Book to Animal Rescue Shelters
OAKLAND, Calif., July 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/-- In honor of National Mutt Day, America's Favorite Veterinarian, Dr. Gary Richter, is donating his #1 Amazon Best-Selling book, The Ultimate Pet Health Guide, to animal rescue shelters who participate in the campaign, #RescuesRock. Read Full Story

New Book Explains How to be a Great Parent to Your Inner Child
NEW YORK, July 27, 2017 : Just when you thought you had only one inner child, William Kaplanidis comes along to suggest that you may have multiple inner children-one for every major trauma experienced in your early childhood, some of which you may have pushed away instead of dealing with. Read Full Story

Captain Hook Tells His Side of the Story in Rollicking Debut Novel
NEW YORK, July 27, 2017 : Peter Pan has owned the spotlight since J. M. Barrie's original stage production of 1904 and the classic novel it spawned. But did Barrie tell the whole truth about Peter's nemesis, Captain Hook? Read Full Story

Bestselling Author Candace Cameron Bure Shows Staying Stylish by Cultivating a Confident Look, Style, and Attitude
LOS ANGELES, July 27, 2017 : Actress, producer and New York Times bestselling author Candace Cameron Bure will release her new lifestyle book, "Staying Stylish: Cultivating a Confident Look, Style, and Attitude" (Zondervan) that teaches women of all ages how they too can live fully and beautifully despite the pressures of everyday life. Read Full Story

Collision, A New Novel By Arizona Author
PHOENIX, July 25, 2017 : Debra Cooper, a professional writer and speaker for more than 30 years, has written a compelling new novel, Collision. This is her second book. Read Full Story

Texas author, publisher releases seventh novel
DALLAS, July 20, 2017 : Like many writers, Carlos Harleaux took up poetry writing as a hobby - a creative outlet to have fun and relieve stress. Read Full Story

Big Little Book Award is back with its second edition
New Delhi July 13 : Tata Trust's Parag Initiative is back with the second edition of Big Little Book Award (BLBA), which works as a platform to honour regional language writers and this year's selected language is Bengali. Read Full Story

Indian author takes over thriller genre
New Delhi (India), July 10 : When one talks about psychological thriller novels, India has so less to offer despite Indians enjoying this genre the most. Sumit Pramanik is one such writer who is exploring the art of horror-writing and has released his first book, "The Girl Behind The Glass," which is a psychological thriller, embracing darkness and involving peculiar characters. Read Full Story

Quick reads for children during summer vacation
New Delhi , June 20 : Think of summer, and what comes to your mind? The scorching heat beating down on you? Ice creams melting all over your fingers? Read Full Story

Oxford University Press launches English-English-Assamese Dictionary
Guwahati (Assam) June 15 : Oxford University Press (OUP) has launched the compact English-English Assamese Dictionary, offering speakers of Assamese a vital tool for learning the English language. Read Full Story

Israeli author David Grossman wins Man Booker award
London [UK], June. 15 : David Grossman's 'A Horse Walks into a Bar', which is set around a standup comic's confessional routine in an Israeli comedy club, bagged the Man Booker International prize for the year's best fiction in translation. Read Full Story

Rijiju unveils world's first philosophical novel on God in Delhi
New Delhi , May 23 : For over the centuries, the world has produced many writers, authors and literatuate, who had penned down their thoughts and ideas of life, history, reality, surreal, and many others. However, it is rare to have a curator or an originator penning down a philosophical novel for God. Read Full Story

What is an airport look? Alia defines it well
Mumbai , May 17 : The whole 'airport look' things has been in the news for quite some time now. Read Full Story

In digital age, Shimla Book Fair brings thousands of books close to readers
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) , May 14 : At the onset of summer tourist season in the northern hill state Himachal Pradesh, the nine-day long Shimla Book Fair today commenced at the historic gaiety theatre in the capital city. Read Full Story

'Romancing Your Career'- Book on work experiences in corporate world
Pune (Maharashtra) , May 12 : An interesting book, 'Romancing Your Career', authored by Shabnam Asthana, was launched at an elite gathering, held at The Sheraton Grand, on May 9. Read Full Story

Vaibhav Yadav, a young novelist in making
New Delhi , May 11 : Not all heroes are exalted, some don't even realise they are heroes and there are some who need to be applauded for their unassuming gallantry. Read Full Story

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 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

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