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Aug 12, 2018
VS Naipaul dies at 85: From In a Free State to A House for Mr Biswas, a study of the post-colonial author's themesOverall VS Naipaul wrote more than 30 books, and was one of the first winners of the Booker Prize, now Britain's leading literary award, in 1971 for "In A Free State".
Jul 09, 2018
Michael Ondaatje's 1992 novel The English Patient voted best book to ever win Man Booker PrizeMichael Ondaatje's The English Patient won the Booker Prize in 1992. It competed with VS Naipaul's In a Free State and George Saunders' Lincoln in the Bardo for the Golden Booker
Jun 29, 2018
Firstpost Poetry Project: Shruti Sunderraman presents 'How to Love Art' and 'Flowers and Friends'Shruti Sunderraman says poetry is the first and easiest form of expression for her — like a first aid kit for her emotions
Jun 22, 2018
Sahitya Akademi announces 21 winners for Bal and Yuva Puraskar awards for 2018India's national academy of letters, the Sahitya Akademi, announced the names of 21 recipients of its 2018 Bal Sahitya and Yuva Puraskars respectively
May 24, 2018
Philip Roth: Discovering the quintessential provocateur, from Portnoy's Complaint to I Married A CommunistLike Manto, Philip Roth had the writer's ability to tear every veneer that society glues to its façade
Feb 12, 2018
David Grossman, Booker Prize winner and critic of Israel's Palestine policy, wins country's top prize for literatureGrossman, who won the 2017 Man Booker International Prize for fiction, will receive the Israel Prize on Independence Day in April.
Jan 26, 2018
At the Jaipur Literature Festival 2018, whispers of Karni Sena, an absent CM, and Rupi Kaur hysteriaWith every passing edition, the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival keeps getting bigger — and the controversies, weirder | #FirstCulture
Dec 19, 2017
From The Handmaid's Tale to On Tyranny: Politics shaped the year's most widely read booksFor book readers in 2017, the choice was often between imagining the worst, hoping for the best or escaping entirely. Here are some of the year's more timely, and timeless, releases.
Dec 02, 2017
Austenistan: Pakistan's love for Jane Austen could rival the Darcy-Elizabeth romanceIt is a truth universally acknowledged that the world loves Jane Austen. But there's a special romance reserved for her in Pakistan | #FWeekend
Nov 21, 2017
Tata Literature Live 2017: Four days at the Mumbai LitFestEverything you needed to know about what happened at the eighth edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest