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Writer turned down 100 times bags top children’s award


January 5th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Following in the footsteps of JK Rowling and Philip Pullman, a debut children's writer has won a major literary prize after being turned down by as many as ... Read more...

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Fatima Bhutto’s book remains on top (IANS Books)


May 13th, 2010 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) "Songs of Blood and Sword" by Pakistani writer Fatima Bhutto is still the number one non-fiction bestseller while Jeffrey Archer's "And Thereby Hangs a Tale" dominates the ... Read more...

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Fatima Bhutto’s book tops bestseller list again (IANS Books)


May 6th, 2010 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) In a super run for late Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto's niece Fatima Bhutto, her "Songs of Blood and Sword" completes a month on top of ... Read more...

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How Philip Pullman’s book split Jesus and Christ


April 29th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The messiah descends on earth as a classic "split personality" - good Jesus and his twin, the scoundrel Christ - in the new novel by ... Read more...

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Fatima Bhutto’s book still on top (IANS Books)


April 29th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) "Songs of Blood and Sword" by Fatima Bhutto, niece of late Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, is the top non-fiction bestseller for the third consecutive week ... Read more...

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Fatima Bhutto’s book stays on top (IANS Books)


April 22nd, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) "Songs of Blood and Sword" by Fatima Bhutto, niece of late Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, remains on top among non-fiction bestsellers this week while prize-winning ... Read more...

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JK Rowling, Philip Pullman threaten to boycott digital library Google Books


January 28th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 28 (ANI): British authors including J K Rowling and Philip Pullman have threatened to boycott Google's new digital library over copyright issues.The financial deal between the online giant and the ... Read more...

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UK novelist Pullman to write another critical book on Christianity


September 6th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 6(ANI): British novelist Philip Pullman, who is the best-selling author of a trilogy of fantasy novels His Dark Materials which angered the Vatican, is all set to launch another assault ... Read more...

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Classic kids’ books pip Harry Potter in Children’s Laureates’ favourites list


April 28th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): Classic children's books have beaten modern titles including the Harry Potter series to be named the best children's stories of all time.JK Rowling's best-selling series was overlooked in ... Read more...

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Spin-offs from TV shows like Dr. Who leads to terrific rise of childrens comics


November 26th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 26 (ANI): Children''s comics have made a comeback on the back of the success of spin-offs from TV shows like Dr. Who and new titles. Market research company Mintel ... Read more...

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Economic meltdown defers sequels to ‘The Golden Compass’


October 21st, 2008 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) Two planned sequels of the movie “The Golden Compass” have become Hollywood's first major victims of the current economic crisis, with their production being put on hold ... Read more...

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Waterstones predicts Brisingr will be as popular as Harry Potter


September 19th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 19 (ANI): Brisingr, a new fantasy childrens book, will be met with near Harry Potter-style demand when it goes on sale on Sept 20, according to Waterstones.The third book ... Read more...

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Rowling joins Pullman in protesting age guidance limits on books


July 18th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): Harry Potter author JK Rowling is joining hands with joined rival fantasy writer Philip Pullman in a bid to block plans by publishers to put age guidance ... Read more...

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Vatican Daily slams Kidman-Craig starrer The Golden Compass


December 20th, 2007 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 20 (ANI): The official Vatican Daily lOsservatore Romano has slammed the newly released Nicole Kidman-Daniel Craig starrer The Golden Compass and the book series on which the movie was made.The ... Read more...

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Kidman- Craig starrer The Golden Compass tops weekend Box Office


December 10th, 2007 - 11:59 am ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig starrer The Golden Compass has topped the weekend box office with an earning of 26.1 million dollars.The movie is based on the first ... Read more...

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Kidman denies new film promotes atheism


November 30th, 2007 - 6:53 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Nov 30 (ANI): Aussie beauty Nicole Kidman has denied that her latest fantasy film The Golden Compass promotes atheism.The film has been attacked by the US-based Catholic League for being anti-Christian ... Read more...

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Kidman praying for The Golden Compass sequel


November 25th, 2007 - 11:27 am ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Actress Nicole Kidman is anxiously praying for the box office success of fantasy movie The Golden Compass so that she can make a sequel.The 40-year-old star recently revealed ... Read more...

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Kidman’s ‘Golden Compass’ tipped to be a turkey


November 14th, 2007 - 2:47 am ICT by admin
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