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La’affaire Rushdie casts long shadow (Jaipur Diary)


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) There was no getting away from the shadow of Salman Rushdie at the sprawling Diggi Place where the grand literary show Monday continued to draw big ... Read more...

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Not enough good scripts to go around: Tom Stoppard


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) The art of writing good scripts is facing bleak times with not many of them around, says iconic playwright and screenplay writer Tom Stoppard of "Shakespeare ... Read more...

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Suspense continues over Rushdie’s Jaipur visit


January 19th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 19 (IANS) A mystery literary session on the Jan 24 roster of the Jaipur Literature Festival called "Midnight's Child", without naming the participants, kept fuelling speculation that ... Read more...

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Tom Stoppard in India Jan 23 to talk about adaptations


January 9th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The fine art of writing scripts for movies and plays will be in focus next week when one of the world's greatest playwrights Tom Stoppard, ... Read more...

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Michael Ondaatje, Ben Okri, David Remnick at Jaipur Lit Fest


December 8th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Sri Lankan-born novelist Michael Ondaatje, Pakistani writer Fatima Bhutto, Nigerian poet and novelist Ben Okri and New Yorker editor David Remnick are among the ... Read more...

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‘Shakespeare In Love’ to become play


October 23rd, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) British playwright Tom Stoppard has teamed up with Disney studio bosses to adapt his Oscar-winning 1998 romantic comedy "Shakespeare in Love" script into a play.Stoppard, who ... Read more...

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Children’s love for reading ’swept away by technology’


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): Children's love of reading risks being "swept away" by new technology in the home, according to Sir Tom Stoppard, a British playwright.He said that children are living "in ... Read more...

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Sir Ian Mckellen convinced he will never marry


October 29th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 29 (ANI): Sir Ian Mckellen has revealed why he feels he can never get married - the actor believes it would be impossible for a gay man to tie the ... Read more...

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Harold Pinter had carefully planned hi burial


January 1st, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 1 (ANI): Late playwright Harold Pinter had already scripted how his funeral should be held before he died. The dramatists burial on Tuesday took place in the same way he ... Read more...

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Atheist Rushdie glad he wrote Satanic Verses


October 1st, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 1 (ANI): Sir Salman Rushdie says that he is glad that he wrote The Satanic Verses, the book that almost cost him his life. His comment came 20 years ... Read more...

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Harry Potter prequel book breaks short story sales record


August 8th, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): A book featuring a prequel to Harry Potter novels has become UKs fastest-ever selling collection of short stories.What''s Your Story? contains 13 postcard-sized tales by authors including ... Read more...

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Gordon Browns official trips cost taxpayer less than Tony Blairs


July 23rd, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): Prime ministerial trips of Gordon Brown cost the British taxpayer less than those of his predecessor Tony Blair, say reports.Statistics show that Blairs nine trips during ... Read more...

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Rowling bends the rules while writing tale for charity


June 13th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Harry Potter creator J. K. Rowling could not confine herself to just one side of a sheet while scribbling a tale for an auction of story cards ... Read more...

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Harry Potter prequel fetches more than $52,000 at auction


June 11th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne , June 11 (ANI): An 800-word handwritten prequel to the Harry Potter series by author JK Rowling has fetched a whopping 52,023.72 dollars in a charity auction in London .The ... Read more...

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Blanchett to direct first full-length theatre production


November 14th, 2007 - 2:18 am ICT by admin
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