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Written in Tears captures a violent period in India's Northeast

Kolkata, Apr 19 (IBNS) "Written in Tears", a recent publication by Harper Collins, offers a glimpse into the Northeast of India, particularly Assam, during a period of violence and political unrest that wrecked the region for a few decades in the contemporary times and its widespread impact on the society.

Vice President releases book on experiences of 33 distinguished diplomats

New Delhi, Apr 15 (IBNS)- Vice President M. Hamid Ansari released a book entitled "India and the World – Through the eyes of Indian Diplomats" edited by Surendra Kumar at a function here on Wednesday.

Nobel prize winner Gunter Grass dies at 87

Berlin, Apr 13 (IBNS): In a big loss for the literary world, Nobel Prize-winning German novelist Gunter Grass breathed his last on Monday in a Luebeck hospital.

39th Kolkata Book Fair ends

Kolkata, Feb 8 (IBNS): The 12-day-long 39th Kolkata International Book Fair ended on Sunday which was held at Milanmela Ground in Kolkata.

NSE participates in International Kolkata Book Fair

Kolkata, Jan 28 (IBNS): India's leading stock exchange, the National Stock Exchange, for the first time, is participating in the coveted International Kolkata Book Fair, which commenced on Wednesday.

Media is Modi's cheerleader: Rajdeep Sardesai

Kolkata, Dec 14 (IBNS): Starmark, a Kolkata-based bookstore chain, in association with Penguin Books Ltd., hosted an interactive session on Sunday with senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai on his book 2014 – The Election That Changed India.

J.K. Rowling to release 12 new Harry Potter stories for fans

Los Angeles, Dec 7 (IBNS): Renowned author J.K. Rowling is all set to surprise her fans with 12 new short stories during the Christmas vacation.

Vice President inaugurates Mathrubhumi Delhi Book Fair

New Delhi, Nov 9 (IBNS): Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Sunday inaugurated the "Mathrubhumi Delhi Book Fair" organized by the Mathrubhumi Group of Publications, Kerala in association with Lalit Kala Academy, Sahitya Academy and Sangeet Natak Academy here.

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to present RNG Awards on Journalism excellence

New Delhi, Sept 8 (IBNS): Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan will present the seventh Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards at a function in New Delhi on Tuesday. The occasion will be graced by Mariane Pearl, wife of deceased Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.

Swami Samarpan launches his new book

Kolkata, Sept 6 (IBNS):Swami Samarpan launched his new book "JUNGLEZEN SHERU" in Kolkata on Friday. The book has been forwarded by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the former President of India stating it "to be a fantastic creation".

Bengali writer Binayak Banerjee to participate in IOWA Writing Program

Kolkata, Aug 26 (IBNS) Noted Bengali writer, Binayak Banerjee, is one of 15 participants from as many countries across the world, selected by the University of Iowa to participate in the 2014 International Writing Program (IWP). The ten-week residency will run Aug 23 to Nov 11.

Rockstand expands footprints in Maharashtra

Mumbai, Aug 19 (IBNS): In an effort to expand the academic and trade titles portfolio, Rockstand, one of the leading e-books and e-magazines mobile application, on Tuesday announced its tie up with 3 leading publications of Maharashtra.

Swagatalakshmi Dasgupta's poem book launched

Kolkata, Aug 6 (IBNS): Bookstore chain Starmark, in association with Patra Bharati, hosted the launch of singer Swagatalakshmi Dasgupta’s book of poems Galaxy in Kolkata.

Chetan Bhagat announces new book

Mumbai, Aug 5 (IBNS): Popular Indian author Chetan Bhagat has finally announced his next book 'Half Girlfriend'.

Short story collections released in Kolkata

Kolkata, Aug 3 (IBNS): Short stories have been considered both an apprenticeship form preceding more lengthy works, and a crafted form in its own right. Believing this ideology, singer, performer and lyricist Surojit Chatterjee and Patrabharati Publishers jointly launched 'Alpo Kathay Goppo' a collection of 60 short stories Sunday in the presence of novelist Sanjib Chattopadhyay and poet Krishna Basu at Niranjan Sadan.