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Utpal Baruah's two books unveiled in Guwahati
Guwahati, Oct 18 : : Two books related to the Assamese society wrote by journalist and Executive Editor of Assamese news daily Dainik Janambhumi Utpal Baruah was unveiled in Guwahati on Sunday. Read Full Story

Marlon James wins 2015 Man Booker Prize for A Brief History of Seven Killings
New York, Oct 14 : Writer Marlon James has received the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction for his work A Brief History of Seven Killings .
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Playboy to stop publishing pictures of nude women
New York, Oct 13 : Disappointing readers of popular Playboy magazine, it is likely to stop publishing images naked women as part of its redesign, media reports said. Read Full Story

Oxford Bookstores announces Bengali Literary festival
Kolkata, Oct 6 : Oxford Bookstores on Tuesday announced Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsob (ABSU), India's first Bengali Literary Festival to be held in Kolkata at its bookstore on Park Street. Read Full Story

The 6th annual Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest to start from October 29
Mumbai / Kolkata, Oct 5 : Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest returns in full vigour to mark the city's cultural calendar from Oct 29 to Nov 1.
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Starmark launches book on Satyjit Ray's Shonku
Kolkata, Sept 4 : Kolkata's leading bookstore chain Starmark, in association with Puffin Books, on Friday hosted the launch of 'The Mystery of Munroe Island and Other Stories'. Read Full Story

Rupa Publications India launches Sangeeta Maheshwari's book in Kolkata
Kolkata, Aug 7 : Rupa Publications India recently launched 'Faith and True Love: Journey to Inner Peace' by writer Sangeeta Maheshwari at St. St. Xavier's College in Kolkata. Read Full Story

Story launches S Hariharan's debut book 'Runaway Children'
Kolkata, Aug 5 : S Hariharan unveiled his debut book 'Runaway Children' in the flagship store of Story, a lifestyle destination in Kolkata. Read Full Story

Story hosts interactive session with author Amish
Kolkata, Aug 5 : Story, a lifestyle destination in Kolkata hosted an interactive session with author Amish Tripathi on Saturday at its flagship store. Read Full Story

Author Amish wows readers with the launch of Scion of Ikshvaku in Kolkata
Kolkata, Aug 1 : Book lovers, young and old, turned up at Kolkata's leading lifestyle store Starmark's South City Mall outlet in south Kolkata to witness and interact with author Amish as he launched his new book 'Scion of Ikshvaku' on Friday. Read Full Story

Indian writer shortlisted for shortlisted for 2015 Booker
New Delhi, July 29 : Indian writer Anuradha Roy's work Sleeping on Jupiter has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015.
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Starmark to launch Scion of Ikshvaku in Kolkata
Kolkata, July 28 : Kolklata's leading bookstore Starmark, in association with Westland, will host the launch of Scion of Ikshvaku (Book I of the Ram Chandra Series) by writer Amish this week. Read Full Story

Starmark to launch Ranjan Bandyopadhyay's new book next week
Kolkata, Jul 24 : Popular lifestyle store Starmark, in association with Patra Bharati, will host the launch of Ranjan Bandyopadhyay's Pransakha Vivekananda (Part 3), a Bengali novel based onSwami Vivekananda's life at its Quest Mall outlet in Kolkata on July 28. Read Full Story

Follow your heart if you want to write: Novoneel Chakraborty
Kolkata: By his own admission, he's one of those rare breed of authors in India who are writing about romantic-thrillers. In town for a book-signing session for his new book, IBNS correspondent Sudipto Maity caught up with Novoneel Chakraborty Read Full Story

Author Novoneel Chakraborty attends book-signing session in Kolkata
Kolkata, July 18 : Novoneel Chakraborty, who is the author of 'All Yours, Stranger', acknowledged his fans in Kolkata by attending a book-signing session in popular lifestyle store Starmark's South City Mall outlet on Friday. Read Full Story

Kolkata: English graphic adaptation of Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay's 'The Boxer' launched in Starmark
Kolkata, July 13 : Kolkata's popular lifestyle store Starmark launched the English graphic adaptation of Bengali writer Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay's novel 'The Boxer' at its South City Mall outlet on Monday. Read Full Story

English graphic adaptation of Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay's 'The Boxer' to be launched in Kolkata's Starmark today
Kolkata, July 13 : Kolkata's popular lifestyle store Starmark is all set to launch English graphic adaptation of Bengali writer Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay's novel 'The Boxer' on Monday. Read Full Story

Kolkata hosts re-launch of environmental magazine 'Environ'
Kolkata, July 10 : Environ, an environmental and wildlife magazine, was re-launched in popular lifestyle store Starmark's Quest Mall outlet in Kolkata on Friday. Read Full Story

Starmark to relaunch 'Environ'
New Delhi, July 7 : Lifestyle destination Starmark, in association with BEE Books, will host the relaunch of 'Environ', the 20-year-old wildlife and travel magazine in a revamped and new look at the South City Mall outlet on July 10. Read Full Story

Starmark to relaunch 'Environ'
New Delhi, July 7 : Lifestyle destination Starmark, in association with BEE Books, will host the relaunch of 'Environ', the 20-year-old wildlife and travel magazine in a revamped and new look at the South City Mall outlet on July 10. Read Full Story

Author Amit Chaudhuri launches Saikat Majumdar's new novel in Kolkata
Kolkata, July 2 : Author Amit Chaudhuri launched Saikat Majumdar's second novel 'The Firebird' in Kolkata on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Kolkata: Starmark launches 'The Recession Groom'
Kolkata, June 30 : Bookstore chain Starmark, in association with Leadstart Publishing, hosted the launch of the novel 'The Recession Groom' by writer Vani at its Quest Mall outlet on Monday. Read Full Story

Kolkata: Vani's 'The Recession Groom' to be released in Starmark next week
Kolkata, June 25 : Popular book store Starmark, in association with Leadstart Publishing, will host the launch of Vani's book 'The Recession Groom'in Kolkata next week.
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Author Amish releases 'Scion of Ikshvaku' in Mumbai
Mumbai, June 23 : The much-awaited and anticipated new book from author Amish finally made its appearance in public on Monday. Read Full Story

Ananya Banerjee's book on 100 recipes unveiled in Kolkata
Kolkata, June 23 : Leading bookstore Starmark, in association with Popular Prakashan, on Monday hosted the launch of Ananya Banerjee's latest book 'Planet Gastronomy: 100 Most Popular Global Recipes' at its outlet in Kolkata's Quest Mall.
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Ananya Banerjee's book on 100 recipes unveiled in Kolkata
Kolkata, June 23 : Leading bookstore Starmark, in association with Popular Prakashan, on Monday hosted the launch of Ananya Banerjee's latest book 'Planet Gastronomy: 100 Most Popular Global Recipes' at its outlet in Kolkata's Quest Mall. Read Full Story

Prosenjit releases journalist-turned-writer's debut novel
Kolkata, June 13 : Tollywood superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee said around the year 2000 a group of journalists brought dignity to entertainment reporting in Kolkata when it was still considered derogatory, as he released journalist turned writer Amrita Mukherjee's debut novel 'Exit Interview' here on Friday. Read Full Story

Flood of Fire has special connection with Calcutta: Amitav Ghosh
Kolkata, June 8 : Having concluded his Ibis trilogy with the release of "Flood of Fire", Amitav Ghosh, one of the best-selling Indian writers in English, said his next work would be much shorter. Read Full Story

Devapriya Roy, Saurav Jha's 'The Heat and Dust project' launched at Starmark
Kolkata, May 26 : A Kolkata based bookstore chain Starmark, in association with HarperCollins Publishers India, hosted the launch of Devapriya Roy and Saurav Jha's book 'The Heat and Dust Project', the broke couple's guide to Bharat at its South City Mall outlet here on Tuesday.
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On 80th Anniversary of Penguin, Story showcases Little Black Classics
Kolkata, May 27 : On the 80th Anniversary of Penguin, one of the oldest and most renowned publishing houses, eighty short classics published by the house, have been showcased at Story, a lifestyle store in Kolkata. Read Full Story

Kolkata's Deep Prakashan unveils its latest publication 'Joto Mot Toto Poth'
Kolkata, May 24 : Author and Joint Commissioner of Excise Barun Kumar Roy's new book 'Joto Mot Toto Poth' was launched at an event hosted by Deep Prakashan in Kolkata on Saturday.
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Writer Alka Saraogi's novel released in Kolkata
Kolkata, May 19 : The Quest Mall outlet of Kolkata's popular bookstore chain Starmark witnessed the launch of writer Alka Saraogi's novel 'Jankidas Tejpal Mansion'. Read Full Story

Author Shrikala Warrier releases her book Kamandalu: The Seven Sacred Rivers of Hinduism
Mumbai, May 19 : Author Shrikala Warrier, a London based scholar, unveils her insightful book 'Kamandalu: The Seven Sacred Rivers of Hinduism'. Read Full Story

Gulzar launches his collection of poems 'Pluto' in Kolkata
Kolkata, May 9 : A set of short Urdu-Hindustani poems penned by Gulzar, titled 'Pluto' after the small heavenly body that was banished from the family of its planet, was launched in a chain book store Starmark in Kolkata on Friday with the legendary Bollywood songwriter and filmmaker himself present for the occasion. Read Full Story

West Bengal celebrates Tagore's birth anniversary
Kolkata, May 9 : West Bengal along with the rest of India indulged in reciting, singing and dancing to the mellifluous creations of Rabindranath Tagore as they celebrated the birth anniversary of the world poet and Nobel laureate on Saturday. Read Full Story

Urban bookstores: More the merrier
New Delhi, April 30 : Apart from adding new dimensions to the way they treated the young book-lovers in cities, bookstores have come a long way by slowly and steadily gliding their way into becoming luxury lifestyle stores for the urbanites as they offer more than just books. Toorssa Banerjee reports. Read Full Story

Ravi Subramanian's 'Bankerupt' bags Popular award at Raymond Crossword Book Awards 2014
New Delhi, April 29: The finest of Indian Literature took center stage at the RAYMOND CROSSWORD BOOK AWARDS 2014 where the country's finest writers and their books were honored at a glittering award function at NCPA in Mumbai. Read Full Story

Book on Sourav Ganguly unveiled in Kolkata
Kolkata, Apr 28 : Debut author Saptarshi Sarkar's book on ex-Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly was launched on Monday at an event hosted by the publishers HarperCollins Publishers India at Starmark bookstore in Kolkata. Read Full Story

Vice President of Nepal releases Abhay K's collection of poems
New Delhi, Apr. 22 : Indian poet-diplomat Abhay K's collection of poems on Nepal titled Jatra was released at a function at the City Museum, Kathmandu, today by Nepal's Vice President Parmanand Jha. Read Full Story

Nobel prize winning German author Guenter Grass passes away
London, April 14 : Renowned German author Guenter Grass has passed away. He was 87. Read Full Story

Story hosts launch of Swati Sengupta's book 'The Talking Bird' tomorrow
Kolkata, Mar 28 : Author Swati Sengupta will launch her children's book 'The Talking Bird' on Sunday at Story, one of the most talked about leisure stores of east Indian city of Kolkata. Read Full Story

President Mukherjee receives first copy of Meira Kumar's book
New Delhi, Mar. 19 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday received the first copy of former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar's book 'Indian Parliamentary Diplomacy- Speaker's Perspective' at a function at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Read Full Story

Story creates paradise for young book-lovers
Kolkata, Mar 14 : The walls of 'Story', a bookstore in Kolkata, which is an initiative of the Primarc Group of Companies, have been adorned with literary pieces specially picked out for children of various age groups. Read Full Story

'Story' creates paradise for young book-lovers
Kolkata, Mar 14 : The walls of 'Story', a leading bookstore in Kolkata, has been adorned with literary pieces specially picked out for children of various age groups. Read Full Story

'I have fabulous memories of Darjeeling' : Chhimi Tenduf-La
New Delhi, Mar 1 : Sri Lanka based Chhimi Tenduf-La's recently released book The Amazing Racist catapults him as a soul-stirring writer to watch out for. Half Tibetan, half British, he grew up in Lutyens Delhi but has settled down in Sri Lanka. Sujoy Dhar in conversation with the writer whose grandparents owned the iconic Windamere Hotel of Darjeeling. Read Full Story

Kolkata Literature Festival gets underway at book fair
Kolkata, Feb 7 : The second edition of Kolkata Literature Festival (KLF) was inaugurated on Friday through a programme at the KLF Auditorium (SBI Auditorium) in the Milan Mela book fair ground here. Read Full Story

Anupam Kher Unveils Dr. Pillai's Thought-Provoking Book 'EduNation - The Dream of An India Empowered'
Mumbai, 1 Feb: Renowned Educator DR. 'K.M Vasudevan Pillai', founder, Chairman and C.E.O. Mahatma Education Society, Pillai Group of Institutions (48 institutes) launches his book , 'EduNation - The dream of India Empowered' Read Full Story

Book on 'Sahara' released by former SEBI chairman
Mumbai, Jun 10 : Former SEBI chairman M. Damodaran on Tuesday released a controversial book 'Sahara - The Untold Story', penned by veteran banking sector reporter and Deputy Managing editor of 'Mint' Tamal Bandyopadhyay, here. Read Full Story

Nikita Singh's 'Right Here Right Now' launched in Kolkata
Kolkata, May 23 : Author Nikita Singh's new novel 'Right Here Right Now' was launched in Kolkata on Friday. Read Full Story

Writer Chetan Bhagat turns 39
Mumbai, Apr 22 : Writer and columnist Chetan Bhagat turned 39 years of age on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Book on Gujarat's tribal people released
Kolkata, Apr 19 : Economist Bibek Debroy and noted writer Radhika Shah recently unveiled their new book, 'Drumbeats to Ringtones - Gujarat's Strategy for Empowering Tribals' which is adorned with beautiful pictures of tribal people, depicting their stories and detailed tables for statistics. Read Full Story

India born Vijay Seshadri wins Pulitzer in poetry
New York, Apr 15 : India born American poet and essayist Vijay Seshadri has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize in poetry this year. Read Full Story

Neepabithi's 'Tagore on the Highway' launched
Kolkata, April 10 : Commemorated world poet Rabindranath Tagore's 153rd birth anniversary, singer Neepabithi Ghosh on Thursday launched her new album "Tagore on the Highway" at the Crossword Bookstore here. Read Full Story

Juggi Bhasin's book released in Kolkata
Kolkata, Mar 26 : Writer Juggi Bhasin's novel 'The Avenger-This Time It's War', which tells the tale of one man's mission for lasting peace, was released in Kolkata on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Author Khushwant Singh dies at 99
New Delhi, Mar 20 : Noted columnist and author Khushwant Singh died at his residence here on Thursday. He was 99. Read Full Story

Penguin to destroy copies of 'The Hindus'
New Delhi, Feb 11 : Penguin Books India has agreed to withdraw all published copies of American scholar Wendy Doniger's book 'The Hindus: An Alternative History' from India and pulp their remaining copies, reports said on Tuesday. Read Full Story

InkDia Books releases book on Vivekananda
Kolkata, Jan 29 : InkDia Books, on Monday published the book, 'Man Without Frontiers: The Ultimate Concern of Swami Vivekananda', as a tribute to the Indian Hindu monk and chief disciple of the 19th-century saint Ramakrishna, Swami Vivekananda, here. Read Full Story

Michael Fischman releases Stumbling Into Infinity
Kolkata, Jan 17 : Founding member and former president of the USA Chapter of the Art of Living Foundation, Michael Fischman on Friday released his autobiographical sketch 'Stumbling Into Infinity: An Ordinary Man in the Sphere of Enlightenment', here at The Bengal Club. Read Full Story

Bina Ramani releases her autobiography
Kolkata, Jan 17 : Socialite and fashion designer Bina Ramani recently launched her new autobiography 'Bird in a Banyan Tree: My Story' at the Day 2 of the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF) 2014, here. Read Full Story

Agra to host Taj Literature Festival
Agra, Nov 26 : The second edition of 'Taj Literature Festival' would be unveiled on Dec 12 here. Read Full Story


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