literary career

New York film society to celebrate Satyajit Ray’s work

April 2nd, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 2 (IANS) The Film Society of Lincoln Centre will celebrate India's greatest filmmaker and one of cinema's greatest auteurs Satyajit Ray with "Long Shadows: The Late Work ... 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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Pritish Nandy Comes Up With His Book Of Poems ‘Again’

May 28th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The well known writer Pritish Nandy has come up with his new book of poems titled "Again', which was launched at Crossword Kemps Corner. Crossword, India's ... Read more...

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Writers’ community throws weight behind Shashi Tharoor

April 19th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) One of India's best known non-fiction authors, Shashi Tharoor, who Sunday quit as junior foreign affairs minister, should focus on his literary pursuits at this juncture, ... Read more...

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Veteran writer Shobha De speaks up on S’s Secret

January 29th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shobha De, who is often known as India's Jackie Collins draws much of the limelight. This time the veteran writer will speak exclusively with Nikhil Wagle, Editor, IBN-Lokmat.In this special rendezvous, ... Read more...

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez won’t write any more

April 3rd, 2009 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, April 3 (EFE) Literary agent Carmen Balcells said she doesn't expect to see any more books from Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez. "I don't think that Garcia Marquez will write anything else," ... Read more...

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Rushdie vows to keep his private life under wraps after Padma split

April 4th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 4 (ANI): Sir Salman Rushdie has vowed to keep his private life under wraps, following his split with fourth wife Padma Lakshmi.Rushdie said that rather than entering into a ... Read more...

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Rushdie, Ondaatje among Best of Booker favourites

February 21st, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 21 (IANS) Bookies Thursday named Indian-born author Salman Rushdie's "Midnight's Children" as their odds-on favourite after the foundation running the Booker awards invited people around the world ... Read more...

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Tolkiens great-grandson fined for growing cannabis

November 28th, 2007 - 5:32 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 28 (ANI): The great-grandson of Lord of the Rings author JRR Tolkien has been ordered to pay 3,000 pounds for growing cannabis.The 27-year-old Piers Crombleholme was said to be steeped ... Read more...

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