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Little Women: On Louisa May Alcott's birthday, here are her answers to life's questions

Updated : Nov 29, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : World

Little Women: On Louisa May Alcott's birthday, here are her answers to life's questions

Louisa May Alcott, who created the literary classic on coming of age: Little Women with Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy and Jo's best friend Laurie, their neighbour. #Literature #ListsEtc #Shareworthy #Little Women #Louisa May Alcott
Upamanyu Chatterjee: A third follow-up to English, August is certainly overdue

Updated : Oct 29, 2016

By : Shinie Antony

Category : Life

Upamanyu Chatterjee: A third follow-up to English, August is certainly overdue

At the just-concluded River Talks literature Festival in Guwahati, author Upamanyu Chatterjee was quizzed about his novel English, August and his writing #Literature #fiction #Upamanyu Chatterjee #Writing #FWeekend #Indian writing in English #English August
Ruskin Bond feels Literature Nobel for Bob Dylan is an 'insult' to all great writers

Updated : Oct 23, 2016

By : PTI

Category : Bollywood

Ruskin Bond feels Literature Nobel for Bob Dylan is an 'insult' to all great writers

Eminent writer Ruskin Bond said on Saturday that the decision to award the Nobel Prize for Literature to singer-poet Bob Dylan was "not a right one" and is an "insult" to all the great writers who have received the award so far. #Literature #India #NewsTracker #Guwahati #Nobel Prize #Bob Dylan #Ruskin Bond #Shareworthy
Bob Dylan's Nobel glory reflects the changing times in literature

Updated : Oct 13, 2016

By : Eisha Nair

Category : World

Bob Dylan's Nobel glory reflects the changing times in literature

While one may debate the literary value of Bob's Dylan's songs, the fact that his song continue to remain popular with their spiritual quest, anti-war, anti-racism, and humanistic stance makes him an ideal choice for a Noble prize #Literature #Justice #Nobel Prize #Bob Dylan #ALfred Nobel #hurricane #Jack Kerouac #anti-racism #2016 #Like a rolling stone #The Times They Are A-Changin #Rubin Carter #anti-war #humanistic #Ballad Of A Thin Man #Ballad of Hollis Brown #Sigfried Sassoon #Knocking on Heavens Door
Why Bob Dylan, chronicler of the times, deserves the Nobel Prize for Literature

Updated : Oct 13, 2016

By : Lakshmi Govindrajan Javeri

Category : Bollywood

Why Bob Dylan, chronicler of the times, deserves the Nobel Prize for Literature

Bob Dylan winning the Nobel Prize in Literature 2016 may have disappointed the Murakami fans again, but the victory is by every measure well-deserved. For Dylan is a poet, a musician, a writer and an artist; a man with a Midas touch that makes him one of the best-selling artists of all-time #Literature #Music #Poetry #Bob Dylan #Protest Music #Performing Arts #Nobel Prize 2016 #Knockin' On Heaven's Door #All Along the Watchtower #Blowin' In The Wind #Nobel Prize for Litearture #Bob Dylan Nobel #Mr Tambourine Man #Masters of War #The Times They Are A-Changin
Ramayana teaches us how hard it is to be good to the people we love best: Arshia Sattar

Updated : Oct 08, 2016

By : Rohini Nair

Category : Life

Ramayana teaches us how hard it is to be good to the people we love best: Arshia Sattar

Arshia Sattar, whose translation of Valmiki's Ramayana is considered among the most authoritative, is now back with a beautifully illustrated retelling, this time for children #Literature #Ramayana #Valmiki #Sanskrit #Sita #Ram #Children's literature #Wendy Doniger #FWeekend #Arshia Sattar #Murty Classical Library #translations #epics #Ramayana for children #Arun Govil
South India's Kovalam Lit Fest to focus on non-fiction

Updated : Oct 06, 2016

By : IANS

Category : Life

South India's Kovalam Lit Fest to focus on non-fiction

Scheduled to take place on 22 October in Thiruvananthapuram, the eighth edition of Kovalam Literary Festival, will focus on non-fiction writing including Manu S Pillai's book on royal family, Ivory Throne: Chronicles of the House of Travancore #Literature #NewsTracker #Travancore #Thiruvananthapuram #Festival #South India #non fiction #Kovalam Lit Fest #Ivory Throne #Manu S Pillai
19 years after The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy announces her second novel

Updated : Oct 03, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : Life

19 years after The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy announces her second novel

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness will be Arundhati Roy's second work of fiction, and is being published by Penguin India #Literature #fiction #Arundhati Roy #Booker prize #Penguin India #Shareworthy #novels #The God of Small Things #Th Ministry of Utmost Happiness
Suketu Mehta's new novella, What Is Remembered, explores an immigrant's memories

Updated : Sep 07, 2016

By : Rohini Nair

Category : Life

Suketu Mehta's new novella, What Is Remembered, explores an immigrant's memories

Suketu Mehta's new novella, What is Remembered, is as much about the vagaries of human memory as it is about the immigrant experience #Literature #Raj Rajaratnam #Memory #Maximum City #Suketu Mehta #Book Review #Jhumpa Lahiri #Juggernaut #What Is Remembered #novella #diaspora fiction #immigrant experience