British Indian Journalist Anita Anand's Book On Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Wins History Prize

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British-Indian Author Wins Literary Prize For Her Book On Jallianwala

British-Indian political journalist and author Anita Anand's book 'The Patient Assassin: A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge and the Raj', has won a prestigious history-literary prize in the United Kingdom. The book, published in 2019, is about freedom fighter Udham Singh who assassinated General Dyre, the planner of the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre. The judges showered… read-more

Fri, 04 Dec 2020 - 12:09 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Books, london, journalist, Historian

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100 Notable Books by The New York Times

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3 Of The New York Times' 100 Notable Books Of 2020 Are From Indian Authors

The New York Times' list of 100 notable books of 2020 has mentioned three Indian authors' books. The three books included Megha Majumdar's fictitious work 'A Burning', Deepa Anappara's crime fiction 'Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line', and Samanth Subramaniam's non-fictional work 'A Dominant Character: The Radical Science and Restless Politics of JBS Haldane'. Moreover, the list has featured Barack Obama's newly released memoir 'A Promised Land… read-more

Sat, 21 Nov 2020 - 07:15 PM / by Rashi Jain

Tags: Books, Knowledge, Writing, The New York Times

Courtesy: The Tribune

Ruskin Bond

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Ruskin's New Book 'How To Be A Writer' A Practical Guide For Aspiring Writers

Writer Ruskin Bond answers the most asked question in his new book "How to be a writer?” Published by HarperCollins, the book is receiving an overwhelming response. The book contains practical advice for aspiring writers in humorous Bond style. Ruskin who is in his early 80s said "there is no retirement age for writers," and adding that if he does not have the freedom to write everyday "Life would be intolerable". 

Sat, 14 Nov 2020 - 03:30 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Ruskin Bond, Books, Books and literature, Literature

Bill Gates

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Bill Gates's Book On Climate Change To Release In February 2021

Bill Gates has announced that his book on climate change is expected to release in February 2021. Reportedly, the US-based publishing house Knopf will print his book titled "How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need". Gates said he had shared what he had learnt about the subject over a decade. He added that he was "eager" to continue conversations on preventing climate disaster.

Sat, 07 Nov 2020 - 12:30 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bill Gates, Books, Book Release, Climate Change

The Crew of Suheldev

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Amish Tripathi's Book 'Suheldev' To Be Adapted Into Film

Amish Tripathi's bestselling book 'Suheldev - The King Who Saved India' is all set to be adapted into a major motion picture. Production houses Wakaoo Films, Casa Media, and Immortal Studios will be bankrolling the project and acclaimed ad filmmaker Senthil Kumar will be directing the movie. The producers have reported that the script for the film has been locked and the cast will be announced soon. 

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 - 01:54 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Amish Tripathi, Suheldev, Senthil Kumar, Books

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Gauri Khan

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Gauri Khan to Make Debut as Writer with Book - 'My Life in Design'

On September 14, Bollywood film producer and interior designer Gauri Khan announced her debut as an author with the book "My Life in Design". Scheduled to release on 2021, the book will be about her journey as a designer and will be published by Penguin publications. She said, "the lockdown has given me time to work on this coffee-table book and I will be extremely happy to see it published".

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 03:25 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: Books, writing debut, gauri khan, penguin

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PM Narendra Modi

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PM Modi Says World Listening to India With More Attention

Narendra Modi on September 8 virtually inaugurated the Patirika Gate in Jaipur and launched 2 books of Gulab Kothari, chairman of the Patrika Group. During his address, the Prime Minister stressed the importance of reading books for the young generation to stay sharp. He also said that the world was listening India now more keenly. He, additionally, thanked the media for spreading awareness about the pandemic and analysing government works.… read-more

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 - 10:53 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Jaipur, Gulab Kothari, Books

Courtesy: Economic Times

She Persisted in Sports

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Chelsea Clinton's Latest Book 'She Persisted' Series Celebrates Women in Sports

Chelsea Clinton's  latest book in 'She Persisted' series - "She Persisted in Sports : American Olympians Who Changed the Game" celebrates the women in sports and will include sections on prominent athletes such as Wilma Rudolph,Venus, Serena Williams and others. The picture book is expected to get released in September 2020. Chelsea… read-more

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 04:56 PM / by Sweety Agarwal

Tags: Chelsea Clinton, She Persisted, Books, World, New York

Courtesy: Times of India