Thursday 20 September, 2018

Jaipur Literature Festival expands its presence in the US

Houston, Sep 12 (IANS) The Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) will be hosting a series of events – with headline authors as participants – in three cities across the United States, starting September 14 and ending on September 23. The [...]

Chetan Bhagat reveals cover, ‘movie-style promo’ of new Hindu-Muslim ‘unlove story’

New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Best-selling author Chetan Bhagat has revealed the cover and a “movie-style promo” of his new book “The Girl in Room 105″ — “a funny kind of thriller” about a Kashmiri Muslim [...]

Interview: Author Joshua Pollock on living the Heartfulness way

L to R: Joshua Pollock, Heartfulness trainer Sanjay Sehgal, NRI Pulse’s Jyothsna Hegde and flutist Shashank Subramanyam. BY JYOTHSNA HEGDE Atlanta, GA, August 6, 2018: “The Inner stillness. Silence inside. A lightness and smooth [...]

Man Booker longlist captures a world on the brink

London, July 24 (IANS) From a staggering 171 submissions — the highest number of titles put forward in the Man Booker Prize’s 50 year history — 13 novels, which capture facets of a world on the brink, have been longlisted [...]

I write to create change: Chetan Bhagat

BY VEENA RAO Chetan Bhagat, the bestselling author of ten blockbuster books that have sold millions of copies across India, says his incredible success is the outcome of exceptional luck, being at the right place at the right time and his innate [...]

Sudha Murty’s ‘Here, There and Everywhere’: Easy to read, heavy on sermonizing

By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Book: Here, There and Everywhere; Author: Sudha Murty; Publisher: Penguin; Pages: 243 Before you pick up a copy of “Here, There and Everywhere”, do not confuse it with the famous Beatles’ song. “Here, [...]

The Heartfulness Way: #1 Bestselling book in India now launches in US and Canada on June 1, 2018

Atlanta, GA, May 29, 2018: In our modern, fast-paced world we are often told that to find happiness we need to spend our time and energy chasing status, success, and accumulating as much as possible. This approach, naturally, leaves us feeling [...]

Try. Fail. Try again. Fail again.

By Ruskin Bond Try once more! That just about sums up my life. A series of failures leading up to a modicum of success. Today we hear of smart young writers turning out instant bestsellers, their books selling in hundreds of thousands. For [...]

Author Bharti Kirchner discusses mystery writing & her feisty new private investigator Maya Mallick

BY VEENA RAO Indian-American author Bharti Kirchner is known for exploring different genres through her prolific pen. With her newest offering, ‘Season of Sacrifice’, an intriguing new mystery series, she introduces Seattle-based nutritionist-turned–private [...]

Sex scandal jeopardizes Nobel Prize for Literature

Stockholm, May 3 (IANS) The Nobel Prize for Literature, one of the oldest and most prestigious cultural awards, could be cancelled in 2018 as the institution that awards it is mired in a sex and financial scandal. The Swedish Academy is under [...]