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Navy Seals’ book gives a different version of Osama bin Laden’s death


September 4th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A former navy seal who wrote a book on how Osama Bin Laden was captured is now in trouble with the US government officials. The navy ... Read more...

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Today is Book Lovers’ Day


August 9th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, August 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reading makes us smarter and happier people. So it has been said. That is why this 9th of August; we will be celebrating Book Lover’s Day. ... Read more...

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Amazon planning an e-book rental service


September 13th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amazon is reportedly considering coming out with an e-book rental service. The report claims that the service will be offered in similar fashion to Netflix’s media renting ... Read more...

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J.K. Rowling announces e-books, Pottermore


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- J.K. Rowling, the British author best known as the creator of the Harry Potter fantasy series, on Thursday announced the launch of 'Pottermore', a free-to-use website which builds ... Read more...

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Book on Area 51’s uncensored history out


May 25th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new book by LA Times contributing editor Annie Jacobsen has given an insight into the secret “Area 51.” The book which has been titled “Area ... Read more...

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Kitty Kelley updates Elizabeth Taylor’s biography


April 16th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Apr 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are reports that the writer, Kitty Kelley has released some new information on the unauthorized “Elizabeth Taylor: The Last Star” book.This book is in the ... Read more...

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Barbara Eden releases a book ‘Jeannie out of the Bottle’


April 5th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, April 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Barbara Eden has released a book about her role as Jeannie in the 1960's sitcom “I Dream of Jeannie.” The new book, “Jeannie Out of the Bottle”, ... Read more...

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Giving birth to daughter was painful: Applegate


February 24th, 2011 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Christina Applegate admits she suffered in agony when she gave birth to baby daughter Sadie Grace last month, after opting not to have an epidural as planned.The ... Read more...

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Lost book by Enid Blyton found


February 23rd, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A manuscript that analysts believe was written by Enid Blyton has been found in a collection belonging to her.It was not previously known that Blyton had unpublished ... Read more...

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Tatum O’Neal memoir is in the pipeline


February 15th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tatum O'Neal is set to come out with her latest memoir in June.The 47-year-old came out with her maiden memoir, “A Paper Life”, back in 2004. ... Read more...

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Pregnant Victoria to bare all for Vogue cover?


February 8th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham, who is pregnant with her fourth child, may bare all for a photoshoot for Vogue. According to the reports, the 36-year-old is walking ... Read more...

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Brooke Burke’s New Book “The Naked Mom” Hits Stores


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Dancing with the Stars" host Brooke Burke seems to have her hands full of activities these days. The gorgeous television personality's book "The Naked Mom: A ... Read more...

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Mitt Romney goes on a book tour to promote ‘No Apology’


February 2nd, 2011 - 2:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mitt Romney is on the road promoting his book, “No Apology”.When he was confronted with the irony of condemning the Obamacare when in fact he had ... Read more...

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Amazon reveals that their Kindle ebooks outsell paperbacks


January 28th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seattle, Jan 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amazon has revealed that it sold more Kindle-based ebooks than paperbacks during the last quarter of 2010.Kindle is the leading ebook reader in the world. Bloomberg reported ... Read more...

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Is Mark Salter the author of “O”?


January 28th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Times Magazine writer, Mark Halperin believes that he has figured out who is the anonymous author of the mixed-rated political novel, “O: A Presidential Novel”.The mystery ... Read more...

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Book Introduced To Deal With Prader Willi Syndrome


January 27th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For several years, Urs Eiholzer has been engaging himself in rigorous study on Prader Willi Syndrome (PWS). After writing several articles based on scientific approaches, he ... Read more...

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Kurup, Mahapatra among Padma awardees for education, literature


January 25th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Veteran Malayalam poet O.N.V. Kurup and Oriya poet Sitakant Mahapatra are among 25 people named for the Padma honours in the field of literature and education this ... Read more...

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Ron Reagan Speaks About Father Ronald Reagan’s Alzheimer’s Disease In His New Book


January 15th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former President of United States, Ronald Reagan passed away on June 5, 2004 and if he had been alive, he would have turned 100 on February ... Read more...

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Snooki promotes her book ‘A shore thing’ on the Tonight Show


January 4th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Snooki was on “The Tonight Show” and while on the show, she spoke about her new book, “A Shore Thing” and of course her new boyfriend.For ... Read more...

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Literature fest to light up Jaipur


December 18th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) India is high on literature. If 2010 saw the Kovalam Literature Festival grow bigger and the Hay Festival make its debut in Kerala, the start of 2011 ... Read more...

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Patti Smith Wins National Book Award for Robert Mapplethorpe Story ‘Just Kids’


November 19th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer-songwriter Patti Smith has won the prestigious United States National Book Award for the bittersweet memoir of her youthful affair with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe during the 1960’s, entitled, ... Read more...

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George W. Bush Plagiarized His Memoir ‘Decision Points’?


November 14th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The memoir of George W. Bush, entitled "Decision Points" has been in the limelight for a while now. However, according to reports certain element of this ... Read more...

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‘Precious’ Author Sapphire Sells Sequel Novel To Penguin


November 14th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been reported by the reputed media sources that the author of us that was adapted into the award wining and critically acclaimed film 'Precious' ... Read more...

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Sapphire, The Author Of The Award Winning Film ‘Precious’ Sells The Sequel Novel


November 13th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Ramona Lofton, better known as Sapphire has now sold her second novel to the Penguin Press reports the New York Observer.Her first novel titled ... Read more...

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NYT to come out with a best seller list for e-books


November 12th, 2010 - 2:08 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a strong sign that e-books are now having more share of book selling market, New York Times has announced that it will come up with ... Read more...

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NYT to Start e-book Best Seller List


November 12th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New York Times has announced on Wednesday that in acknowledgement of the huge growing sales of e-books and such, they are going to begin publication of a ... Read more...

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‘Fiddler on the roof’ writer Joseph Stein dies at the age of 98 years


October 28th, 2010 - 1:32 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Joseph Stein has died at the age of 98 years.The playwright who was credited with writing the highly popular Broadway musical “Fiddler on the Roof” died ... Read more...

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‘Bridge To Terabithia’ Author Katherine Paterson Attends Fall Festival Of Children’s Books


October 25th, 2010 - 2:01 am ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This weekend, the Fall Festival of Children's Books was held in the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Lecture Hall. It is an annual festival for children, parents ... Read more...

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J.K. Rowling WIns Hans Christian Andersen Literature Prize


October 20th, 2010 - 2:59 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) J.K. Rowling, author of the ‘Harry Potter’ series of books, has won the Hans Christian Andersen Literature Prize, making her the first ever recipient of the ... Read more...

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J.K. Rowling wins Hans Christian Andersen Literature Prize


October 20th, 2010 - 2:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Copenhagen, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The inaugural Hans Christian Andersen Literature Prize in Denmark has been awarded to J.K. Rowling.The author is the owner of the Harry Potter franchise and ... Read more...

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Judy Blume’s book ‘Tiger Eyes’ to be made into a movie


October 19th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Judy Blume has written several stories and none of the stories has actually been made into a full-length movie until now. It is believed that the ... Read more...

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Author Belva Plain dies at the age of 95 years


October 18th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Jersey, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Popular writer Belva Plain has passed away at the age of 95 years. The writer who has over 20 best sellers to her credit passed away ... Read more...

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New Book Chrysler’s Turbine Car Says Bureaucracy Killed American Triumph


October 15th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In 1953, the Chrysler Corporation quietly built a successful jet powered car. No on in America new about it, not even people within the company new about it, ... Read more...

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Howard Jacobson Bags The Booker Prize


October 13th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 13, 2010(Pen Men at Work): Howard Jacobson the famous British Author and columnist has managed to bag the Man Booker Prize 2010 for his famous book “The Finkler Question”. The award ... Read more...

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Howard Jacobson Wins Man Booker For ‘The Finkler Question’


October 13th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) British author Howard Jacobson received the prestigious Man Booker award for his comic novel 'The Finkler Question'. The win came as a surprise to many as ... Read more...

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