English novelist and former British politician, Jeffrey Archer, had his book Turn a Blind Eye launched in India at a virtual event of Kitab organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement. In an exclusive conversation with Vidya Gajapathi Raju, Archer spoke about his new book and more. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh tracks the event
The book “Ramdhanu O Aro Ekti” is a collection of variously themed eight short stories in Bengali by Soumajoy Majumder.
The dream of a corruption-free country is what drove him to write 'Mission India', says Aviranjan Sharma
Abhiranjan Sharma describes his dream of a corruption-free country in his book ‘Mission India.
‘Two Commas & That Voice’ is an anthology that talks about the merits of life from an alternative poetic lens, says poet Richik Banerjee about his upcoming book.
“Poetry is what? What is poetry? Yes. Yes. No. No. Poem is that. That is poem.”
Anirban Dhar, son of late Pratima Dhar talks about why decided to get his mother’s Bengali novel ‘Uttorsuri’ translated into English.
For her novel ‘The Descendants’ (originally written in Bengali as 'Uttorsuri 'and translated to English by Amitava Chatterjee), Pratima Dhar delved into her own experience of migrating from East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) as a kid during the partition of India, and the travails of such families while settling in a new land.
Soumajoy Majumder delves into fragments of real events, rumors, realizations, feelings, to pen this volume of Bengali short stories
Former Lok Sabha Speaker and ex-Union Minister Meira Kumar was the guest at the event Kitaab organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation (PKF) in association with Shree Cement in April. Kumar spoke about Dalit women as a book- Makers of Modern Dalit History- was launched virtually. The event was attended by the two authors of the book, Guru Prakash Paswan and Sudarshan Ramabadran, as well as Devyani Khobragade, Makrand Paranjpe and Narendra Yadav. IBNS correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings highlights of the event moderated by journalist Maria Shakil
Life becomes meaningful, interesting and successful when an individual overcomes every hurdle to serve the people of the nation.
Asha Bajaj reviews "21 Days with the Mistress of King Midas" written by Dr. Marcia Ann Mims Coppertino
We all have heard of that phrase, ‘a friend in need is a friend indeed.’ Whenever there is trouble in life we always seek a friend who will listen to our problems.
Thoughts that she cannot keep to herself yet cannot share with others inspire her to write, says the author.
Instead of pursuing happiness, look inwards and see what needs to be changed within oneself, and happiness will follow, says author Venkatesh N Chakravarty