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Books on economics, Nagas rule the charts (IANS Books)


August 18th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) "Poor Economics" by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, and "The Secret of The Nagas" by Amish Tripathi have positioned themselves on top of the non-fiction ... Read more...

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Arun Shourie, Amitav Ghosh rule bestselling chart (IANS Books)


August 11th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Arun Shourie's "Does He Know a Mother's Heart?" has maintained its top slot among the non-fiction books for the second week. Amitav Ghosh's "River of ... Read more...

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Arun Shourie, Amitav Ghosh top bestselling chart (IANS Books)


August 4th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Arun Shourie's "Does He Know a Mother's Heart?" has quickly climbed up to the top slot among the non fiction books and Amitav Ghosh's ... Read more...

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Imminent British Author Brian Jacques Passes Away At 71


February 8th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Liverpool, Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Highly acclaimed English author Brian Jacques, who attained wide fame for penning down the 'Redwall' series of novels breathed his last on Saturday at a ... Read more...

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‘Wicked Bible’ stating ‘Thou shalt commit adultery’ to be displayed in UK


January 17th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): A rare copy of the 'Wicked Bible', which shocked readers with the phrase 'Thou shalt commit adultery', is to go on public display for the first time.The notorious ... Read more...

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Rowling named Britain’s most influential woman


October 11th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) Well-known English author J.K. Rowling has topped a poll of the 100 most influential women in Britain.The "Harry Potter" writer was chosen for her writing skills, tenacity ... Read more...

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Sir Terry Pratchett makes a meteorite sword to match his Knighthood


September 20th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 20 (ANI): English author Sir Terry Pratchett has made his own sword with meteorites to equip himself for his new status after being knighted by the Queen.However, it was not ... Read more...

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West End play ‘War Horse’ heading for Broadway


February 22nd, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Hit West End play 'War Horse', based on a children's book by English author Michael Morpurgo, is heading to Broadway next year.The adaptation of Morpurgo's book about ... Read more...

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Google’s bizarre doodles were HG Wells tribute


September 21st, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 21 (ANI): The meaning behind Google's adoption of bizarre logos on its home page has been revealed-they were a tribute to renowned English author HG Wells, born 143 years ago.The ... Read more...

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Why Jeffrey Archer wants to be India’s transport minister


May 16th, 2009 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 15 (IANS) Fit as a man half his age and with a ringing command in his voice, 69-year-old acclaimed author Jeffrey Archer tickled his fans' funny bone here Friday by ... Read more...

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Frederick Forsyth to hit Colombian cocaine traffic alleys for next thriller


November 10th, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 10 (ANI): Best-selling novelist Frederick Forsyth is set to put his life on the line for his next thriller - by trying to break into groups of cocaine traffickers.The ... Read more...

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Its a Wonderful Life voted Best Festive Movie of All Time


December 8th, 2007 - 12:19 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 8 (ANI): James Stewart starrer Its a Wonderful Life has topped a poll of the Best Festive Movie of All Time.The 1946 pic was produced and directed by Frank Capra ... Read more...

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