Why do you want to write a book about me? Why not one on your famous brother?” – was Lily Tharoor’s first reaction when she learnt of her daughter Shobha Tharoor Srinivasan’s intention to write about her life.
Kolkata: The French love to criticise a lot and can be really mean at times but they care that people take it in the right spirit, said French cartoonist and comic book artist Julien Berjeaut during his visit to the city.
Is there any woman who, as a teenager (or maybe even as a grown up), did not have to hear how unlike they were from their mothers when they (mothers) were at that age.
Kolkata/IBNS: A former journalist and public relations professional, for Kolkata-based writer Supriya Newar the seamless vignettes of life in the megapolis never ceases to inspire her creative works.
Kolkata/IBNS: Starmark, in association with Readomania, hosted the launch of Supriya Newar’s Kolkata Classics- A Book of Verse.
Kolkata/IBNS: Celebrated French textile artist and author Isabelle Moulin launched Impressions Indiennes, her latest book dedicated to Indo-French relations through the prism of silk at the Oxford Bookstore in Kolkata last week.
Poet Sonnet Mondal’s new book of poems titled An Afternoon in My Mind has recently been launched.
Kolkata/IBNS: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee on Tuesday signed a few copies of his book Cooking to Save Your Life at South City Starmark here.
Kolkata/IBNS: Author Aruna Arya Gupta's book The Heart Has Its Answers was launched in presence of eminent personalities here last week.
"Unvanquished: The fight beyond Justice" tells ten real life stories of the struggles of women of diverse ages and backgrounds.
Kolkata/IBNS: It is often said literature, films, music are beyond boundaries of war, hatred or acrimony and the Russian pavilion in the 45th International Kolkata Book Fair is a witness to it.
Kolkata/IBNS: Amid the COVID-19 pandemic that has still kept the world on edge, French author Patrick Deville on a winter evening in Kolkata threw light upon his 2012 book Plague and Cholera, which is based on the life of bacteriologist Alexandre Yersin.
Prabha Khaitan Foundation organised a week-long Kitaab Festival in Delhi presented by Shree Cement, from 13 to 17 December, where English, Hindi and Urdu literatures were celebrated in the company of a niche audience. Eleven books were launched in these 5 days at the India International Centre in New Delhi.
Human beings are more good than bad, says Iranian American writer-actor-lawyer Abbas Kazerooni speaking at the 'The Universe Writes' initiative of Prabha Khaitan Foundation in association with Shree Cement and Siyahi. Souvik Ghosh reports
Kolkata: Author and academician Prof. Mahul Brahma has won the literary award 'Sahityakosh Samman' for his latest book 'The Mythic Value of Luxury'.